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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month Every day, approximately 2,000 work-related eye injuries are reported for medical treatment. Depending on the nature of one’s job, these incidents may include; common eye injuries such as chemical burns, scratched eyes, and eye...

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month February is AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) and Low Vision Awareness month. We’ve all heard the statistics. The leading cause of vision loss for Americans over the age of 50 is macular degeneration. According to...

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by...

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month Diabetes can lead to a wide variety of health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans....

Ways to Protect Your Eyes in the Workplace

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, nearly 2,000 U.S. workers suffer a job-related eye injury every single day. The Palm Beach County eye doctors at Visual Health do not want any of our patients or readers to risk this. We encourage...