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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 »


World Sight Day

Thursday, October 9th is World Sight Day, a day of awareness created to help focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of those with visual impairments.  World Sight Day is held each year on the second Thursday in October. The day is observed globally by those involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring… Read More »


September is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

  September is Sports Eye Safety awareness month and we encourage anyone who participates in sports – children and adults alike – to remember to protect their eyes. Sports are the leading cause of eye injuries in children under the age of 16. Many people are unaware of how serious sports injuries are, and that… Read More »


Blue Light & Your Vision

Light is something that is constantly all around us, in our homes and offices, shining from our televisions, smartphones and computer screens. For the most part, nobody really stops to think about light and the effect of different colors of light has on our bodies, moods and overall health. Were you aware that blue light… Read More »


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