Coastal Eye Group Blog
Diabetes & the Eye
The month of November has been established as National Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Month as an effort to educate more Americans about the types, symptoms, and risks of diabetes, since it has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the National Eye Institute, in the past 30 years, the number of…Read More →
A Week of Activity (and Dogs)!
The first Monday of every October, along with the week following it, has been established as Active Aging Week by the International Council on Active Aging. This year, Active Aging Week runs from October 3rd to October 9th. The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) is a professional association focused on leading, connecting, and defining…Read More →
Be Sun Safe!
The month of August is Summer Sun Safety Month. This observance takes places as a reminder to keep yourself safe and healthy in the sun during the summer. Since summer is the time of year when most people spend more time outdoors, it is important to focus on protection from more sun exposure. Sunlight is…Read More →
A Hot Month for A Hot Issue
July is the hot month and UV safety is the hot issue. Did you know that July is UV Safety Awareness Month? July is the perfect month to bring awareness to this topic because most of us are outside embracing the warm summer days but we are not protecting our skin and eyes from damage…Read More →
Healthy Living for Healthy Eyes
As you may already know, June is National Cataract Awareness Month. The importance of this month is to spread awareness and information about cataracts to the public in the hopes to save many people’s eyesight. Cataracts are extremely common because they are typically a natural result of aging as the proteins in the eye begin to breakdown…Read More →
Cataract Diagnosis and Treatment
Our goal during Cataract Awareness Month (a.k.a. June) is to increase the public’s awareness, knowledge, and understanding of cataracts. This includes the causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of cataracts. That being said, you may be wondering how your eye doctor can even go about diagnosing a cataract and what surgery is like, or…Read More →