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Looking directly at the sun during most parts of an eclipse can permanently damage your vision or blind you. But there are easy ways to view a solar eclipse safely.
Thursday, 16 April 2015 15:19

Minimize Spring Allergies With These 5 Tips

This spring may be extra irritating for allergy sufferers, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). After a long, wet and cold winter, spring's pollen counts may be…
Sunday, 01 March 2015 15:17

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Each year, 300,000 Americans visit the emergency room to treat a workplace eye injury. A significant portion of eye injuries occur in manufacturing, construction and mining, industries which are experiencing…
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 15:15

Mid Atlantic Welcomes New Ophthalmologist

Please join us in welcoming our newest ophthalmologist Willard L. McCloud, Jr., M.D. Dr. McCloud is a native of Winston Salem, NC and a graduate of Howard University in Washington,…
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye's macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:11

Diabetic Eye Month

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body's ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. Although glucose is an important source of energy for…
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