See green 🥬👀 Eat green

See green 🥬👀 Eat green
See green 🥬👀 Eat green

The American Optometric Association says to eat more fruits and vegetables, particularly green leafy vegetables to support good eye health. Source www.AOA.org

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Age -Related Macular Degeneration (AMD ) Facts and Prevention Tips.

Age -Related Macular Degeneration (AMD ) Facts and PRevention tips.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration  (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. It destroys the macula, the part of the eye that provides sharp, central vision needed for seeding objects clearly  2.1 million people in the U.S. have AMD.   As the population ages, the number of cases is expected to increase.   The risk factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration are being over the age of 50, smoking, and family history for AMD. You can reduce your risk of developing Age Related Macular Degeneration by avoiding smoking.  You can also reduce your risk of developing AMD by exercising regularly and maintaining a normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels.  Also, you can reduce your risk by eating a healthy diet that includes leafy green vegetables and fish.

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month 👀

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More than 3 million people in the US have glaucoma. Glaucoma has no symptoms and once vision is lost, it is permanent. To prevent it, come in and get a comprehensive eye exams with our docs! #alamoanaeye . . . #hawaii #oahu #honolulu #alamoana #alamoanacenter #hawaiioptometrist #optometrist #optical #eyeglasses #glasses #sunglasses #spectacles #eyewear #frame #eyecare #eyeexam #eyehealth #eyedisease #glaucoma #rhopressa #eyedrops

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Our office will be closed for the New Year’s holiday.

Our office will be closed from December 31, 2019 to January 2, 2020, and will reopen on Friday, January 3, 2020.  From Dr. Dan, Dr. Tracie and staff, we would like to wish you and your family a Happy New Year.