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Vision Benefits - Use Them Before They Expire!

December 04, 2017

Did you know vision benefits included in your health plan expire at the end of the year? If you were unaware of this, then you’re included in a large group of people who didn’t know “use it or lose it” applies to vision health insurance. If you do not use up all the money allotted to you before December 31, 2017, it will not roll over into 2018.

That’s why the end of the year is the perfect time to get an eye exam, which is highly recommended to catch and treat eye conditions before they become major issues.

The Benefits Of Thanksgiving On Your Vision

November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving brings together people and it’s the one time of the year where you can guarantee your eyes will be bigger than your stomach.

There are many health benefits that come with Thanksgiving dinner, especially when it comes to your eyesight and vision health. Here are just a few classic Turkey Day dishes that will leave your eyes searching for more:

November is Diabetes Month: Diabetes and Healthy Vision

November 01, 2017

Arizona eye exam All month long, here at Nationwide Vision, our dedicated Arizona eye doctors have been working hard to bring awareness to a condition that can seriously affect your vision: diabetes. While it’s well known that diabetes can increase your chance of heart attacks, kidney damage, and cancer, many aren’t aware that diabetes can also have severe consequences for your eyesight.

Halloween Contact Lenses Can Be Scarier Than You Think

October 31, 2017

Contact lenses that give you the eyes of a tiger, zombie or vampire can add that extra scary touch to your Halloween costume, but they can also cause some scary problems. However eye doctors are teaming up to warn parents and teens that purchasing decorative contact lenses without a prescription can create serious problem for eye health.

Trick or Treating Safety Tips

October 31, 2017

Halloween is an exciting time for kids – getting to run around outside after dark, dressed as whatever their imaginations can conjure, getting all the candy they can carry – but it can also be dangerous. Costumes can limit movement and vision, making them both hard to see by drivers, and make the kids unable to see cars in the dark. Make sure their trick or treating experience is full of happy, safe memories with these tips.

Can Drinking Coffee Be Good For Your Eyes?

September 29, 2017

Drinking Coffee May Protect Your Vision

You may have heard before that drinking coffee is bad for you, mainly because of the caffeine that it contains. You may have even told your own kids they couldn’t drink coffee because it would stunt their growth and stain their teeth. Sound familiar? Most parents probably say this, including your own parents. But recent studies show that drinking coffee can actually have benefits for your health, including protecting your eye health.

Deciphering Your Contact Lens Prescription

September 25, 2017

For many users, contact lenses can be worn and then forgot about until it’s time to take them out again. However, because of the seeming simplicity of their use, it’s often overlooked that they are still a medical device and have specific instructions for comfortable wear. Below is a list of common questions about being fitted for, buying, and wearing contact lenses.

Be Safe This Fall With Yard Work Safety Tips

September 11, 2017

The change in seasons means it’s time to drain the pool, clean out plants and rake the lawn. Before starting, remember that as necessary as fall cleanup is to home ownership, so too is safety.

Adhere to the following tips to help ensure the results of fall yard cleanup is only preparation for winter, a great looking home, and not serious injury.

Comparing the Benefits of Flaxseed Oil and Fish Oil for Dry Eyes

August 21, 2017

By now you’ve probably heard that Flaxseed oil and fish oil contain important dietary fatty acids that have multiple health benefits, including prevention or treatment of dry eyes.

Other benefits include a lower risk of heart disease and a reduction of chronic inflammation that can lead to a variety of serious diseases, including cancer and stroke. Chronic inflammation has been indicated as an underlying cause of osteoarthritis and Alzheimer's disease. Research also suggests these same fatty acids may reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts.

Why Your Child’s Back to School Eye Exam May Not be Enough in Arizona

August 11, 2017

Every year, as inevitable as that very first morning bell, your child’s school requires your little one to take an Arizona eye exam. And because the exam is performed by the school nurse, you might just think that this in-school vision screening may be everything your child needs when it comes to maintaining healthy vision year after year. But unfortunately, that fact couldn’t be further from the truth.

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