Tag: eye health

Your Eyes and COVID-19: Tips for Contact...

People are being reminded constantly to avoid touching their face because COVID-19 can enter the body through the mouth, nose...

April 28, 2020

Contact Lens Health Requires Your Focus

More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. For the most part, they are convenient and easy-to-use...

August 22, 2019

Roundup: Blue Light’s Link to Eye Disease;...

Blue Light From Smartphones, Tablets Could Speed Up Blindness, Study Says The so-called “blue light” that emanates from digital devices,...

August 17, 2018

Diabetic Eye Disease: A Leading Cause of...

Diabetic eye disease — which refers to a group of serious eye problems among diabetics — is growing in prevalence. ...

March 19, 2018

Keep Your Eyes Safe on Halloween, Says...

Don’t let an eye infection be the scariest part of your Halloween, warns the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

October 30, 2017

Solar Eclipse: Protecting Your Eyes From the...

Never look at the sun directly, your mom may have told you more than once. And she was right. This...

August 16, 2017

Spotting Not-So-Obvious Vision Problems in Kids

How can parents tell if their kids — from toddlers to preschoolers — are having vision problems? The most obvious...

February 7, 2017

Preventing and Treating ‘Pink Eye’

The most common form of conjunctivitis, or “pink eye,” results from the viruses that cause a common cold. And just...

July 18, 2016

Cataracts: Seeing the Benefits of Vitamin C

This essential nutrient found in many fruits and vegetables can help slow the progress of cataracts, the most common cause...

July 13, 2016

Seeing an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist or Optician

Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all take care of eyes, but their training and expertise in the management of eyesight are...

February 1, 2016

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Diabetes, High BMI and Older Age Put COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Death, New Study Finds Complications from diabetes, combined with older age and...

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Public health officials have named it “multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children,” or MIS-C, a condition associated with COVID-19 that can run its course quickly and...

Rule Out DVT: Miami Cardiac &...

Deep vein thrombosis, better known as DVT, refers to a blood clot that forms in a deep vein. These blood clots are most common in...

Surviving the Coronavirus: A Personal Reflection

It’s cold, dark, and I am alone. My palms are sweaty and my skin feels damp despite the relentless shivers that take over as my...

Hurricane Season 2020: COVID-19 Creates New...

Under normal circumstances, planning for hurricane season can be stressful with home preparations and making sure supplies are plentiful. But this year, the COVID-19 pandemic...

Roundup: COVID-19 on Surfaces — CDC...

CDC Clarifies Advice on Cleaning, Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The primary mode of COVID-19 spread is through respiratory droplets from an infected person...

Zoom Fatigue: Tips on Dealing With...

Call it “Zoom fatigue” or “Zoom exhaustion” — a side effect of the seemingly endless virtual calls and meetings on your laptop or other digital...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water each day because of the many health benefits, such as aiding...