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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...

Routine Eye Exam Saves a Teenager’s Life

Routine eye exams are an important part of keeping your vision sharp and your eyes healthy. As a recent news story shared by the American Academy of Ophthalmology illustrates, eye exams can also save a life. The eye doctors from Visual Health explain more here. From...

What Is Digital Eyestrain?

These days, it’s almost impossible to go without using a smartphone, tablet, computer or other digital device at least once during the day. Although tremendously useful, digital devices, when used for extended periods of time, can be tiring to the eyes. According to...

Summer Eye Tips

With summer around the corner, the eye doctors at Visual Health would like to remind everyone of the importance of eye safety. Whether it is sun damage or an eye injury via contact sports, the summer season brings potential hazards you must be aware of. In this blog...

What Are Eye Floaters?

Everyone sees them from time to time: tiny black or gray spots, specks or lines in their vision. Known as eye floaters, these small spots and specks usually cause no harm to your vision. But in very rare cases, they can signify a serious eye problem. In this blog...

What is a Cataract?

A cataract (Latin for waterfall) is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes. Symptoms may include faded colors, blurry vision, halos around light, trouble with bright lights,...

Pterygium

What is a pterygium? It is a growth that starts on the white part of the eye and goes over the cornea (clear part of the eye). What causes it? It is caused by ultraviolet rays from the sun. How do we treat it? If it’s small, not growing, not bothering the...