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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

  The month of February is Low Vision Awareness Month. What exactly is low vision? Low vision describes significant visual impairment that isn’t correctable through glasses, medication, eye surgery or contact lenses. It’s often characterized by partial sight such as blind spots, tunnel vision or blurred vision. The most common causes of low vision in… Read More »


Tips to Help Reduce Eyestrain

Many of us use computers for many, if not all, of our work-related tasks. Constantly staring at a computer screen can cause eyestrain, which has become a major problem for many. Studies show that eyestrain occurs in 50 to 90 percent of those who use a computer for work. Eyestrain can cause sore, itchy, tired… Read More »


Dilated Eye Exams

You might think that because your vision is fine that your eyes are healthy, but visiting Jacksonville Eye Center for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be absolutely certain. During your visit both of your eyes will be closely examined for any signs of vision problems and eye diseases. The dilation… Read More »


New Year’s Resolutions for Your Eyes

Happy New Year to all of you! With the start of 2015 comes resolutions to be the best that we can be in the New Year. Many of us make goals related to health or exercise — losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but one part of our body that… Read More »


Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

Even though it is a very natural reaction to rub your eyes when they’re feeling itchy, watery or otherwise irritated, it is important to keep your hands away from your eyes. Rubbing them can lead to eye injuries, infections or even damaged vision. Our eyes become itchy or irritated for a variety of reasons. Sometimes… Read More »


What is Presbyopia?

One of the most common side effects of getting older is the loss of near perfect vision. All of a sudden you find yourself having to squint to see certain things, causing stress, eye strain and an overall feeling of annoyance. This decline in close-up vision is caused by a condition known as presbyopia, which… Read More »


Don’t Take Your Vision For Granted

It’s easy for many of us to take our physical health for granted. Running, jumping and even climbing stairs doesn’t seem like a task until you’ve sprained an ankle or even broken a bone or torn an ACL. Similarly, having healthy vision is something so taken for granted by many of us that it tends… Read More »



It’s Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in Americans aged 20 to 65? Not many people do. Jacksonville Eye Center is taking advantage of the fact that November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month by helping to generate awareness among our patients and community.  Statistics from the American Academy of Ophthalmology… Read More »


October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

The month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month and Jacksonville Eye Center would like to remind you that nearly half of all eye injuries occur in or around the home. Nearly 2.5 million people in the United States experience an eye injury each year, and nearly 1 million people have lost some degree of… Read More »


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