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Who Can Provide Diabetic Care

Eye Center, Southwest Health If you have Type 2 Diabetes, like 10% of US adults, you may have an understanding of the importance of eye care. If left untreated or undetected, diabetes can cause severe vision problems and possibly even blindness. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults aged 20 to 74, and […]

More than an Accessory

Nicole Klein, OD, FAAO, Optometrist at Eye Center at Southwest Health Sunglasses are more than just an accessory to throw on during the upcoming bright sunny days. Research has shown that excessive ultraviolet (UV) exposure from the sun can accelerate conditions that affect your eyes, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and even dry eye or […]

Spreading Glaucoma Awareness

By The Eye Center at Southwest Health January is National Glaucoma Month, a time to spread awareness about this condition that puts pressure on the part of the eye that provides information to the brain, the optic nerve. If untreated, glaucoma can eventually cause total blindness. While it is a common condition, regular testing and […]

Seeing Clearly in the New Year

You remember to get regular oil changes, see your primary care physician every year, and even send your uncle a birthday card before his actual birthday. But do you remember to get your eyes checked? Regular eye exams are essential for good, well-rounded health but are often overlooked. Why is that? Maybe it’s just something […]