Fact, fiction, or old wives’ remedies

We are familiar with the word fact but what about fiction and old wives’ remedies? The Merriam-Webster dictionary gave the simplest explanation that fiction is “something invented by the imagination” and of an old-wives’ remedy it stated it’s “an often-traditional belief that is not based on fact”.

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Take Good Care of Your Eyes

There are many aspects to sight and vision but, as an optometrist, I focus on the physical eye. Can you remember when you last had an eye examination? I hope it was within the last two years.

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Is it normal for vision to change with age?

Some changes are normal – some aren’t. As we age, we lose certain visual abilities we had when we were younger. If you have any of the following conditions, it’s advisable to visit an optometrist because early detection means a better chance of fighting a dis-ease:

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How to prevent common eye disorders

Early detection can ensure healthy eyes. There’s an adage that states: "The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light."

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Ask your optometrist about blue-light emissions

What do you know about blue light? The main source of it comes from the sun so, as long as we are outdoors, we are exposed to blue light. There, however, are many sources of man-made, indoor, blue light including:

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