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CAN BLOOD PRESSURE CAUSE VISION LOSS?

August 17, 2020 8:15 AM

High blood pressure is dangerous because the extra stress placed on your heart can lead to a heart attack, a stroke (when blood flow to the brain is cut off), and many other health problems. High blood pressure can also affect the eyes.

EYE HEALTH TIPS FOR STUDENTS

August 17, 2020 8:11 AM

Eye exams for students are very important to ensure his/her eyes are healthy and have no vision problems that could interfere with school performance and potentially affect their safety.

EYES AND THE SUN

July 20, 2020 11:34 AM

The light-sensitive cells in our eyes play an important role in our body's natural wake-sleep cycles. Spending time outdoors in the daylight can also help prevent near-sightedness in kids. Healthy exposure to sunlight can have positive effects, as long as you protect your eyes from UV damage.

DROOPY EYES AFTER TURNING 55?

July 20, 2020 11:23 AM

The area around your eyes may change as we age and sometimes these changes can inhibit your vision. Dr. Stewart Shofner explains the different types of eyelid surgeries and how some health insurance may cover all or some of the surgery costs.

HOW SAFE ARE RETINA SCANS FOR SECURITY PURPOSES?

June 25, 2020 7:33 AM

Security equipment is constantly evolving and changing, and increasingly looks more like the props from science fiction films. These devices scan the unique patterns of a person’s retina to ensure that the correct individual can access restricted areas or information, and most experts agree that retinal scanners pose no health risk or other dangers to users.

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