February is AMD Awareness Month

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on January 30

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged. With AMD, you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far. However, your peripheral (side)… Read More


Reduce Your Stress and Relax Your Eyes

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on January 23

Stress plays a part in our lives, but how we react and cope with stress when it arises matters. We often feel physically and mentally stressed in our demanding lifestyles. However, did you know stress can damage your eyes? When you are overly stressed or anxious, there is an overproduction of adrenaline in your body,… Read More


Becoming Wiser About Your Eye Health

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on January 17

It is no secret that our eyes change as we age. Favorably, there is a lot you can do to preserve your eye health. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration. Early detection and prevention are crucial with many of these conditions,… Read More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on January 4

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal eyesight without any warning. The most common forms… Read More


Do You Want Relief From Dry Eyes?

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health, General on November 7

Do You Want Relief From Dry Eyes?

Dry eye disease is a common condition occurring when your tears cannot provide lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be scarce to produce for many reasons, which can cause your eyes to feel uncomfortable. The tear instability leads to inflammation, which may damage the eye’s surface. You may experience dry eyes in certain situations, such… Read More


How To Be Eye Safe This Halloween

Are you ready for a fun Halloween celebration this year? As Halloween approaches, we urge costume shoppers to avoid non-prescription lenses after a study finds chlorine, metal, and other harmful chemicals during product testing. Wearing costume contact lenses on Halloween can be a real scream. However, the scare from non-prescription contact lenses can be all… Read More


Are Digital Devices Affecting Your Eye Health?

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on September 12

Are Digital Devices Affecting Your Eye Health?

Have you ever considered how we managed our daily lives before having tablets or smartphones? These electronic devices, including laptops, command our attention during work, relaxation, and play. A study released by Deloitte found that Americans collectively check their smartphones upwards of 8 billion times per day. According to Deloitte, Americans across all age groups check… Read More


September is Healthy Aging Month

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on September 6

September Is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, which is the perfect time to share information about your eye health. As we age, we become wiser, and our health becomes more important. There is much appreciation for the improvements in medicine; we live longer lives now. As such, it is even more critical than ever before to develop… Read More


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