Tag: eye health

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

Diabetes and Your Vision: 3 Things You...

Diabetes is also the leading cause of new cases of blindness among working-age adults. If you are diagnosed with diabetes,...

November 10, 2015

Watch Now: Treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The condition damages the macula, a part of the retina that aids in sending information through the optic nerve to...

September 30, 2015

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With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...