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December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Each year more than 250,000 children are treated at hospitals for toy-related injuries. Most of these injuries affect children under the age of 15, and more than half injure the face. During Safe Toys and Gifts Month, Milauskas Eye Institute encourages parents to be aware of the toys, and the potential dangers of toys given… Read More

Computers And Our Eyes.

By Dr. Michael Roth How our lives have changed over the past 40 years. The use of digital technology and computers have had a profound impact on the pace and quality of our lives. From plane and hotel reservations, online shopping, digital phones, and messaging, office record keeping, credit cards, credit applications, our cars, appliances, TVs… Read More

Fireworks Safety

July 4th is just around the corner! Each year, thousands of people are injured by fireworks. Simple ways to protect yourself and your family are: Respect safety barriers that are set up and view fireworks from at least 500 feet away. Do not touch any unexploded fireworks; instead, contact the local fire or police departments… Read More

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

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Every year, more and more women are diagnosed with eye problems—including visual impairment brought on by illness, age and other factors. It is important for women to undergo annual eye exams with the potential for more frequent check-ups if they are in an age bracket with a higher risk of visual impairment or eye health… Read More

How to View The Solar Eclipse Safely

On August 21, 2017, a global eclipse of the Sun will visibly traverse a narrow corridor across Northern America from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. This event will appear as a partial eclipse when viewed from southwest Riverside County. This solar eclipse begins after 9:00 a.m. locally and ends before noon. A total solar… Read More

Good Nutrition for Healthy Eyes

Good Nutrition for Healthy Eyes

Some people don’t believe that fruits and vegetables can help keep their eyes healthy and their vision strong. But we want to tell you that brightly colored fruits and veggies actually can help protect against certain eye diseases! Eating healthy and eating food containing the right kind of nutrients and vitamins can be extremely beneficial… Read More

Signs Your Child May Need An Eye Exam

Pediatrician checking eye girl at medical office

With kids getting ready to go back to school, this may a good time to remind you of some signs that your child may need an eye exam. As adults, we are very familiar with our eyesight, but our children rely on us to help them understand what’s normal and what isn’t.  As they grow… Read More

How You Can Maintain Good Eye Health

Closeup of a Brown eye

You shouldn’t take your eyes for granted. We have put together some simple tips to protect your sight: 1.  Eat for Good Vision Protecting your eyes starts with what you eat. Omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E may help ward off age-related vision problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts, studies show…. Read More

Ever wonder how your eye works?

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Perhaps the most complex organ in our body, the eye is not succinctly explained. It’s amazing that something so small and as important as the eye, can have so many interacting parts. But the incredible sights seen through the miracle of vision perhaps make it no small wonder at all.The eye is like a camera…. Read More

Eye Myths

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There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about our eyes; “If you cross your eyes, they’ll stay that way.”  To help clear things up, here are the Top 5 Myths, as published by The American Academy of Ophthalmology. Sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyes – Your mom may have warned you that you… Read More

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