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Safety Harbor Optical Blog—by Dr. Shawn Hollander, OD, PA

New Study: For Eye Health, Nutrition Matters

January 28, 2015 in Health and Nutrition
New Study: For Eye Health, Nutrition Matters

As Safety Harbor Optical patients know, we are always stressing the importance of nutrition and its impact on eye health. New research once again connects nutrition and its impact on eye health. A recent Blue Mountain Eye Study found that participants with high adherence to dietary guidelines had a lowered risk of visual impairment. The study tracked participants' adherence to specific dietary guidelines and the occurrence of visual impairments over 10 years.

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Protective Sports Eyewear is a MUST!

Protective Sports Eyewear is a MUST!

Basketball. Racquetball. Tennis. Football. Baseball. Swimming. Regardless of the sport, always consider protective eyewear a part of your uniform. Did you know that more than 25,000 people seek treatment for sports-related eye injuries each year? According to non-profit organization, Prevent Blindness, the good news is that almost all of these injuries can be prevented. 

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