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Archive for June 2010

Healthy Eye Friday Recipe!

Smoked Salmon Pizza with Dill & Lemon Especially rich in: eye-healthy omega-3s DHA and EPA. Also rich in: iron Ingredients: Cooking spray 2/3 cup fat-free sour cream 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 clove garlic, minced Pinch of red pepper flakes Black pepper 1 13.8 ounce can refrigerated pizza crust (such…

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What You Need to Know about Glaucoma

What You Need to Know about Glaucoma   Everyone should be concerned about glaucoma because the symptoms of this serious disease are “silent.” Glaucoma is nearly always painless, and slowly robs you of vision-without you being aware of it. Only regular visits to our office will reveal the signs that you are at risk for…

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Heathy Eye Friday Recipe~ Spinach Cake

This is a fun one that I found! Loaded with anti-oxidants that our retinas love!   Spinach Cake from 1001recipe.com :   Spinach: 1/2-1 cup cookedFlour: 3 cupsSugar: 1+1/4 cupsEggs: 4Vegetable Oil: 1/2 cupButter: 1 stick (1/4 lb or 100 grams), at room temperatureMilk: 1/2 cupBaking powder: 2.5 tspVanilla powder: a pinchSalt: a pinchLemon zest:…

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Sports and Vision

The beautiful weather is here! With summer’s arrival, many of us will be heading outside for a round of golf, baseball game, boating/fishing, and other sports activities. Vision plays a major role in the success of sports. This is what the American Optometric Association has to report on sports and vision: Do you wish you could cut…

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Looking into Autism

Could an eye test give early warning that a child is developing autism??? Check out this article written by our colleagues, Dr. Leonard Press and Dr. Jack Richman. http://covd.org/Portals/0/Article_EarlyID-AutismDisorders.pdf

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Computers and Visual Stress

More and more people are spending hours on a computer daily for work and play. Here are some tips to make using your eyes and your computer a little bit more tolerable.   Adjust your chair v    Your feet should be flat on the floor with knees bent close to or greater than 90 degrees…

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The Computer and Your Eyes

  More and more people are spending hours on a computer daily for work and play. Here are some tips to make using your eyes and your computer a little bit more tolerable.   Adjust your chair v    Your feet should be flat on the floor with knees bent close to or greater than 90…

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