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UV SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

UV SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

We welcomed summer and celebrated National Sunglasses Day this week on June 27, 2022. As we approach July, which marks UV Safety Month, it’s a perfect time to grab your best sunglasses while you are out and about to enjoy your favorite summer activities. Did you know...

Your Eyelashes Are More Than Just For Beauty

Your Eyelashes Are More Than Just For Beauty

Eyelashes are not just a popular beauty trend. Eyelashes protect the eyes from debris, infection, or injury. Did you know that eyelashes have a natural growth cycle every six to ten weeks when they replace themselves after you lose a few? According to the American...

Men’s Eye Health

Men’s Eye Health

International Men’s Health Week is celebrated this week from June 13 - 19. Men’s Health Week falls perfectly just before Father’s Day, and to celebrate the week, we are highlighting a few things you or the men in your life can do to keep your eye health in top shape....

What are the Signs of Retinal Detachment

What are the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Our eyes are windows to our health, impressive complex organs that need special attention. We like to empower our patients with a wealth of knowledge on their eye health, and we would like to discuss today's retinal detachment. According to the British Journal of...

JUNE IS CATARACT AWARENESS MONTH

JUNE IS CATARACT AWARENESS MONTH

Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Together with Prevent Blindness, the eye doctors at Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute are dedicated to increasing awareness of cataracts and educating patients about one of the leading causes of treatable vision...

Prevention Tips For Eye Emergencies When Traveling

Prevention Tips For Eye Emergencies When Traveling

According to AAA, 39.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day holiday weekend. This is an 8.3% increase over 2021 60% percent increase bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. If you and your family plan to travel...

Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

​The official pre-summer kickoff holiday, Memorial Day, is just around the corner. While enjoying your family time and grilling great food, you may also add fireworks to the celebrations to expand on the holiday fun. The thrill of fireworks can be dangerous if no...

May Is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May Is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month, and as the weather is getting warmer, the anticipation has many of us planning for FUN in the sun to enjoy the outdoors. Are you prepared to be protected from the UV rays before you head out to enjoy the warm weather upon us this...

May Is Healthy Vision Month

May Is Healthy Vision Month

Spring is here with lots of sunshine and warmer weather, leading many people to start exercising and having fun outdoors. There’s something about the warm weather that encourages us to live a healthier and more physical fitness lifestyle that includes eating fruits...

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