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Diabetes and Eye Health: What You Need to Know

Many people know how diabetes affects the body’s ability to make or use insulin, but diabetes can also affect your eyes very dramatically. Sugar in the blood, also known as blood glucose, is an important source of energy for cells. Having too much glucose in the blood, though, can damage small blood vessels that deliver

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Technology and Eye Health Woman on Computer

Is Technology Ruining Your Eyes?

If you are like most people in the United States, you spend about nine hours in front of a computer, television, tablet or smartphone screen each day. While technology makes many aspects of everyday life easier, staring at screens all day is hard on your eyes. Many people experience eye discomfort after using digital technology

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July Is UV Safety Month | Florida Eye Specialists

July Is UV Safety Month

July has been designated as National Ultraviolet Safety Month, and there’s no better time to talk about UV safety than when the weather starts to heat up and the sun stays out all day. UV safety includes protecting your eyes because many people are unaware that extended exposure to UV radiation can cause long-term eye

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Cataract Awareness Month | Florida Eye Specialists

Cataract Awareness Month

In an effort to reach those living with undiagnosed vision problems, June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts can cause serious vision issues, but help is available for those who experience this very common problem.

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Excessive Cell Phone Usage Can Damage Your Eyes | Florida Eye Specialists

Excessive Cell Phone Usage Can Damage Your Eyes

Do you check your phone every morning after you wake up and every night right before bed? How often are you staring at the screen during the day? Staring at your phone screen too much can cause eye damage. Recently, Dr. Riordan was recently featured on Action News Jax to discuss the impact your phone can

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