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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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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Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Eyes

All medical practitioners – your optometrist included - will tell you that the essentials to optimum health are diet and exercise.

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To drive, or not to drive – at night

Not driving at night means locking your garage door just after sunset and opening it just before sunrise. This, for most, is not an option. So, unless you have some form of transport service in your area – and you are prepared/can afford to use it – you are going to be driving at night.

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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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