Low Vision Tips and Support | Low Vision Awareness Month

February 27, 2023 Posted by Dr. Shah

Low Vision Awareness Month is an opportunity to highlight the challenges and difficulties encountered by individuals with low vision, a visual impairment that cannot be fully corrected by eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery. Here are our tips to h...

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Your Eyes: The Window to Your Heart

January 17, 2023 Posted by Dr. Shah

Signs of Early Heart Disease Can an eye exam detect heart problems? An eye exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist may not specifically detect heart issues. However, during the exam, the eye doctor may notice signs of certain eye conditions that...

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Choosing Gifts That are Safe for Your Children’s Vision

November 29, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

Every year Christmas is full of illusion, especially on the part of children who long to receive the expected gifts from the hand of the Three Wise Men or Santa Claus. Many today already have a long list of toys ready, but are they all safe? The C...

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Decorative Contact Lenses Can Be Dangerous without a Prescription

October 26, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

Halloween is just around the corner bringing with it scary costumes and disguises! A very popular Halloween accessory are colored or designer contact lenses for people who want to change the color of their eyes. But especially for Halloween there is ...

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Can Monkeypox Cause Conjunctivitis?

September 30, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, up to 30% of monkeypox cases presented pink eye or conjunctivitis, although in the 2022 outbreak this proportion has been significantly reduced. Only in very specific cases do more serious compli...

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Why Do Athletes Use Eye Black?

August 9, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

When we watch a sports match, it is common to see the athletes with a black, horizontal line painted underneath each of their eyes. Many of us have grown up seeing players with these stripes but have not questioned their significance in the game or w...

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How To Support Healthy Eye Development

July 25, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

Few people bother about the importance of supporting healthy eye development unless they are diagnosed with an eye disease or visual development delay at a very young age. Here at Beach Eye Medical Group, we are passionate about supporting healthy vi...

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How To Protect Eyes During Summer From Sun And Chlorine

June 7, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

During summer there is nothing quite as refreshing, and relaxing, as jumping in the pool or ocean and soaking up the sun. This, however, leaves your eyes vulnerable to various risks, some of which can cause serious injury, and are avoidable. Our Be...

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Eye Care Tips: Destination Spring Break

March 11, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

With Spring Break on the horizon, we want to help you experience the journey with good eyesight to behold, and store, lifelong memories. Here are some tips from our ophthalmologic specialist, to help care for your eye health while traveling and expl...

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20 Dangerous Things That Could Damage Vision

February 16, 2022 Posted by Dr. Shah

Have you ever wondered what daily activities could impair your vision? The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) gathered a list of the 20 most harmful activities for our eyes. These are presented below. Smoking There are many eye diseases rela...

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