Everything You Need to Know About Open-Angle Glaucoma

Everything You Need to Know About Open-Angle Glaucoma

Friday, November 10, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

As we get older we start thinking more and more about health and conditions we may be prone to getting. This is something you think about a lot when thinking about your eye health in particular. One condition that can start to develop as you get older is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma.

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4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

There are many steps you can take to keep your body healthy, including your eye health and vision. There are many factors that contribute to your eye health and these are a couple ways you can protect your vision!

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Is It Time For You to Get An Eye Exam?

Is It Time For You to Get An Eye Exam?

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Life gets busy and sometimes we forgot about appointments, it happens. So, if you are sitting there trying to remember when the last time you had your eyes checked - you aren’t alone. Your health is important, and it is crucial to take care of your eyes. So, when do you know it’s time to get your eyes checked?

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The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

When you are at your eye appointment you might hear the terms nearsightedness and farsightedness. You might even be dealing with one of these conditions. But what do they both mean?

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Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Growing up in today’s day and age it’s not if you will use technology throughout the day - it’s about how long your day will be consumed behind a screen. Whether you’re sitting at work behind a computer for 8 hours or lounging on the couch scrolling through your newsfeed you could be experiencing the side effects of Digital Eye Strain.

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Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

Friday, August 25, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

We fuel our body with foods for our overall health but have you ever put in any thought about which foods have the best impact on our eye health? We are here to help! Check out which food groups will help keep you and your eyes healthy!

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How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision.

How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

It is well known that smoking is the leading cause of serious health conditions that affect your lungs, heart, and much more. What most people don’t know is how smoking negatively impacts your eyes.

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5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Symptoms of Dry Eye

5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Symptoms of Dry Eye

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

When your eyes stop producing enough tears needed to nourish your eyes, you could start having to deal with a condition known as Dry Eye.

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3 Helpful Tips That Can Help Improve Your Vision at Night

3 Helpful Tips That Can Help Improve Your Vision at Night

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Do you find yourself struggling with your vision at night? You aren’t alone! Worldwide people are experiencing this same vision impairment at night time.

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4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world: Currently, cataracts affect more than 22 million people in the United States that are above the age of 40.

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What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

We’ve all been there before, you fall asleep on your couch watching TV or get home from a long day at work and wake up with your contacts still in. We know we shouldn’t sleep in our contacts but mistakes are inevitable. But why is it so bad for us to wear our contacts overnight?

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What are Cataracts? When Should You Contact an Eye Doctor?

What are Cataracts? When Should You Contact an Eye Doctor?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

When the eyes natural lens becomes clouded with clumped up proteins then you are developing cataracts. These clumped proteins block light from entering the eye, which causes your vision to become increasingly blurrier over time and if left unresolved will result in the complete loss of your vision.

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Learn How to Protect Your Eyesight

Learn How to Protect Your Eyesight

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

We always try out best when it comes to protecting our skin, but not enough of us take the same care to protect our eyesight. Protecting your eyesight is very important and essential if you hope to have good quality vision by the time you are in your 40s.

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3 Simple Ways To Protect Your Vision

3 Simple Ways To Protect Your Vision

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

We value our eyesight above many things, but not a lot of us think about how to best protect our vision as we get older. Every day we are faced with decisions that can have an effect on our vision over time. It is important that we take the time to think about our eye health and do what we can do help maintain good vision.

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3 Common Eye Conditions To Watch Out For

3 Common Eye Conditions To Watch Out For

Thursday, February 09, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

With age comes many amazing things, like wisdom and experience from the world around you. But what many people don’t expect is for their eyesight to change. Eye health is important no matter what age you are, but older, aging eyes require a yearly comprehensive eye exam. Before your next eye exam, make sure you know about these common eye conditions!

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Nutrients in Food and How They Affect Your Eye Health

Nutrients in Food and How They Affect Your Eye Health

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Author: Palmer Eye Center

When it comes to nutrition, we have a lot of options available for us when we go to the grocery store every day. What we eat can have an effect on our health and ultimately that effects every part of our body. Even our eyes can be effected by our diet, so making smart choices with what we eat could possibly be the difference between clear or blurry as we get older.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

5 Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Like the rest of our bodies, our eyes are affected by our health, so it is important that we keep our health in our consideration if we want to maintain good vision. Here are a few easy ways you can help to maintain the health of your eyes as you get older.

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5 Vitamins and Nutrients that Should be a Part of Your Diet

5 Vitamins and Nutrients that Should be a Part of Your Diet

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Everyone has heard that they should be eating more carrots to improve their eyesight. This is because of the high levels of beta-carotene that is found in carrots which is said to be essential in maintaining healthy eyes. There are actually quite a few different vitamins and nutrients that are considered to be good for your eye health.

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4 Quick Fixes for Your Eye Nutrition

4 Quick Fixes for Your Eye Nutrition

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Author: Palmer Eye Center

Most people try to eat healthy and take their daily vitamins, but it is easy to forget and cut corners when you’ve had a busy week. It is easy to take our eyes for granted, but they are the second most physiologically active part of our bodies—second only to the brain! This means our eyes required approximately 25% of the nutrients we take in daily to remain healthy. With this blog, we are going to talk about some easy things that can be done to your daily diet to help boost your eyes nutrition.

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How You Should Be Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Do you like to spend a lot of time outdoors? Spending time in the sun, camping, hiking—these are all things that are great outdoors activities, but it is important to make sure you are taking the right steps to protecting yourself from the sun’s rays. Most people know to protect their skin from the sun, but the dangers the suns ultraviolent (UV) rays pose to your eyes are much less common knowledge.

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