Tag: eye

Doctors to Prescribe Statins to Patients at Risk for Cholesterol-Related Glaucoma

“Got a high cholesterol reading? You may have a higher risk for a dangerous eye condition called glaucoma, according to a recent study published online May 2 by JAMA Ophthalmology.”

How Digital Ads can Better Reach Consumers with Low Vision

When designing digital advertisements, there are a lot of factors advertisers need to consider to make them as visible as possible. But are you also taking steps to optimize your clients’ ads for the consumers who have trouble seeing?

Eye Doctors to Promote Detection and Treatment of Age-Related Ocular Disease

“It’s natural to worry about losing your vision. After all, according to Consumer Reports, three of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S.­ (cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration) all become more common as we age. But some drug, supplement, and lens makers, and even some doctors, take advantage of that fear, recommending treatments that are expensive, unnecessary, and even risky.”

Optometrists to Promote Children’s Eye Exams for New School Year

Parents want to give their children everything they need to do well in school, but often one thing gets overlooked: eye exams. This back-to-school season, The Vision Council, an organization dedicated to inspiring better vision for better lives, encourages parents to be proactive about their children’s eye health and schedule a comprehensive eye exam with an eyecare provider, long before their first important classroom exam.

35% of Retirees Don’t Know What Their Vision and Dental Insurance Options Are

If you’re retired or getting ready to be, odds are you’re unsure how you’re going to get vision insurance. That’s according to a recent survey commissioned by VSP Vision Care. A combined total of 332 retirees and pre-retirees participated in the survey.