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Healthy Aging

While aging is a fact of life that one cannot escape, there are specific measures that can be taken to ensure the best possible vision as you age. The following

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Eye Health Nutrition

“Is there anything that I can eat that is good for my eyes?” Of course!  Your eyes are part of your body, and keeping your body healthy is the very

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Myopia and Screen Time in Children

The last few decades have seen an explosion of technological innovation and a dazzling array of new personal digital devices in every household.  While there are enormous upsides to this

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about 2,000 eye-related injuries occur in the workplace every day. With proper protection, many of these injuries can be prevented.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

By Neil J. Okun, M.D. Board Certified Ophthalmologist Diabetes is a disease that affects small blood vessels throughout the body.  The retina is the nerve tissue lining the back of

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The McCarty Agency

The McCarty agency, a full-service Health and Life insurance agency, has been appointed, re-certified to offer Group Health and Medicare plans to consumers. Health insurance is constantly changing and evolving,

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Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are the most treatable form of blindness worldwide. Millions of cataract surgeries are performed each year, restoring patients to functional visual status. Over the past 40-50 years, cataract surgery

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Medical Memoirs

Dr. Michelle Henne is Giving Back to the Community Through Her Sports Medicine Expertise Michelle Henne, MD, CAQSM, is making a difference in the field of sports medicine. She has

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Caring For Seniors: Technology Helps

Four Ways Technology can Benefit Senior Patients It’s long been a cliché that seniors are wary of all the “new-fangled” technology that comes out, but we in the home healthcare

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Editor’s Dose: Central Florida Health Expos

The Central Florida Health Expos, which are currently slated for Friday, October 13, Friday, December 1, and Friday, February 9, are now open for registration. With the turnout and largely positive