Blog Posts in March, 2013

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  • Sports Vision Needs of an Athlete

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 26-Mar-2013

    Athletes -- whether youth, amateur or professional -- have a unique set of vision requirements, depending on his or her sport. Depth perception, acuity and peripheral vision are a few examples of the elements of vision an athlete requires to perform well in his or her specific sport. An athlete’s ability to perform at his or her best in any given sport is largely determined not only by skill ...
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  • Beat Dallas Allergies With These Eye Care Tips

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 23-Mar-2013

    Spring allergies affect an estimated 30 to 50 million Americans. In Dallas, common allergens are based on the trees, weeds, grasses and plants that grow here. The Pollen Library provides a list of common allergens based on season, and on a daily basis, the weather forecast from local Dallas news stations includes a pollen count specific for the day. For many allergy sufferers, spring means a ...
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  • Spring Allergies and Your Eyes

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 20-Mar-2013

    The spring allergy season is upon us and many in North Texas are already experiencing the affects of allergies. Though rarely dangerous, allergies can be more than simply annoying. Eye allergies are commonly triggered any number of allergens, including pollen, pet dander, dust and mold. As trees begin to bloom and pollen and other allergens are released into the air, these allergens begin to ...
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  • Eye Care for Senior Adults

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 15-Mar-2013

    It is reported that 1-in-3 Americans develop some form of eye disease, which impairs vision by the time they are 65. Though some vision loss due to age (presbyopia) is normal, other eye diseases, such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular-degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are more serious and can cause more severe vision impairment. Early detection of these eye conditions through annual dilating eye ...
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  • Eye Care Tips for Aging Adults

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 12-Mar-2013

    Have you noticed changes in your body as you’ve aged? Perhaps you’ve gained a few extra pounds, notice more laugh lines and wrinkles around your eyes, or had to find a solution to cover your graying hair? You may also notice changes in your vision as you age. Vision changes are a normal part of the aging process. Most adults begin to notice changes in their eyesight once they hit 40, ...
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  • Importance of Vitamins for Your Eye Health

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 8-Mar-2013

    What you eat can improve your eye health and vision. Vitamins are essential for your overall health, including the health of your eyes. By eating plenty of vitamins C and E, you may help prevent age-related vision problems, such as cataracts and macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of blindness in adults over age 60. Vitamin A can also help prevent age-related eye conditions, as well ...
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  • Computer Vision Syndrome: Diagnosis, Eye Care and Treatment

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 5-Mar-2013

    It isn’t uncommon to spend at least part of your day working, surfing the web or playing games on your computer or tablet. Unfortunately, people who spend a significant amount of time on the computer may experience vision problems that can be attributed to Computer Vision Syndrome. Eye conditions and vision problems associated with the syndrome may range from eye discomfort, including dry or ...
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  • Computer Vision Syndrome: Causes and Symptoms

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 1-Mar-2013

    If you spend two or more hours per day working on your computer, it could lead to Computer Vision Syndrome. Though it won’t cause permanent damage to your eyes, Computer Vision Syndrome can cause a number of vision problems and eye conditions. The common symptoms associated with Computer Vision Syndrome may be as simple as eye discomfort, but could also be associated with blurred vision and ...
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