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Archive for February 2010

Healthy Eye Friday Recipe!

Today I am posting the “Healthy Eye Friday” recipe. It includes salmon (excellent source of omega-3) and spinach (great source of lutein and antioxidants.) Salmon and Spinach Fettuccine Ingredients 8 ounces dry fettuccine pasta 1/4 cup butter 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 pound smoked salmon, chopped…

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Eating to “feed” the eye

Did you know that daily intake of certain nutrients- either through foods or supplements-has been linked to healthy eyes and may reduce the risk of some chronic eye conditions? With my undergrad degree being in human nutrition, this area is near and dear to my heart! Consider the list below for the daily recommended dosages…

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Diabetes and the Eye

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, you should be concerned about diabetic eye disease. This is a group of eye problems that affects those with diabetes, including cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy (the most common.) Diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness, but there are often no symptoms in the early…

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Got Babies??…know someone who does??

 An InfantSEE® assessment between six and 12 months of age is recommended to determine if an infant is at risk for eye or vision disorders. Since many eye problems arise from conditions that can be identified by an eye doctor in the infant’s first year of life, a parent can give an infant a great…

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The OCT is here!

This past week we have received our newest addition to the Draisin Vision Group Family~ our OCT! Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is one of the latest and greatest types of imaging technology for the eye.  OCT is used for taking cross-sectional pictures of the retina, optic nerve and cornea. Each of the ten layers in the…

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