- Fight Fraud by Guarding Your Medicare NumberRead More »
Health care fraud drives up costs for everyone in the health care system. One way to protect against such fraud is to guard your Medicare number. Fraud schemes often depend on identity thieves getting hold of people's Medicare numbers, so treat your number as you would a credit card.
- Eye Tests Can Reveal Other Health SignsRead More »
Your eyes may be the windows to your soul but it turns out that they are also pretty accurate portals to our overall state of health. A surprising amount of ailments, from vitamin A deficiency to more serious mental health issues, diabetes and heart conditions, can be detected by a trained optometrist.
- Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy As You AgeRead More »
While you do a lot to stay healthy – eat right, meditate, do yoga or hit the gym – you often ignore one part of your body which is of utmost importance your eyes.
- Make Eye Exams Part of your Child’s Health RoutineRead More »
From the cradle to the classroom, doctors of optometry recommend that children have their first eye exam between six and nine months of age, once between the ages of three and five and then annually after starting school. Vision is critical to children’s development and learning, both at school and at home, which why it is so important to catch issues early on.
- Protect Your Child’s Eye HealthRead More »
As parents we always want what’s best for our children, and one of the most important things we can do is protect their eye health. Pediatricians are typically the first to do an eye exam and will offer a referral if a problem is suspected. Pediatric ophthalmologists are specially trained to diagnose and treat ocular problems that are unique to children.