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  • Keeping Your Vision Healthy with Nutrition for Your Eyes

    Eye nutrition might not be something that keeps you up at night, but keeping your eyes well-fed can help prevent many eye conditions like cataracts, dry eyes, macular degeneration, night-vision deterioration. Eye nutrition has moved beyond the proverbial carrot; doctors have narrowed down some essential nutrients that contribute to eye health or help stave off conditions that decrease the quality of eyesight. The quick summary might come as no surprise: ...

    Posted at June 24, 2013 | By : | Categories : Eye Health Tips | 0 Comment
  • Obamacare Should Make Diabetic Eye Exams Mandatory!

    When it comes to diabetes and eyes, most diabetics are told by their primary care doctor to have their eyes examined yearly but are rarely told why. So when I or Dr. Samuel Kaler, OD Fort Myers Florida ask these diabetic patients this question, " what do you know about diabetes and your eyes," they often reply with "well ...

    Posted at May 16, 2013 | By : | Categories : Eye Health Tips,Eye Problems | 0 Comment
  • Nearpoint Stress Can Ruin Your Vision

    Nearpoint Stress is commonplace and damaging Step back a minute to your days in the school classroom: the teacher is lecturing, and you've got your head resting in the crook of your elbow, face inches from the paper where you're taking notes--or doodling. The teacher calls your attention to the blackboard, and you look up. After a few seconds, everything comes into ...

    Posted at April 26, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Eye Health For Kids,Eye Problems | 0 Comment
  • Six Tips When Buying Eyeglasses for Your Child

    When you're buying eyeglasses for your child, there's a lot of things to balance. Budget, style, the fact that your kid will probably step on them eventually--all important details. So here's the nitty-gritty on what you should be thinking about when you're purchasing glasses for Mini-me: Frames We've written a more extensive guide to choosing eyeglass frames, and most of the advice ...

    Posted at January 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Eye Health For Kids,Eyeglasses,Fort Myers | 0 Comment
  • Five Tips for Choosing an Eye Doctor

    While many people claim a general physician or family doctor, not all of us have an eye doctor to call our own. There are plenty to choose from, and much of the same advice that you could apply to finding a new family physician could be applied to finding an eye care specialist. These 5 tips will help you make sure you're ...

    Posted at January 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Eye Health Tips | 0 Comment
  • Cataracts – Causes and Treatment

    CATARACT (CAT-ah-rackt) A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens inside the eye. The word cataract is derived from a Greek word meaning "waterfall" (looking through falling water). Nearly half of the population over 65 will have some degree of cataract formation in their lifetime. Cause Cataracts are most commonly caused by natural chemical changes within the lens of the ...

    Posted at January 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Eye Problems | 0 Comment
  • Dry Eyes

    Problematic dry eyes are one of the most common problems reported to eye doctors.  Dry eyes result from either a decrease in the amount of tear production, or the quality or composition of the tears produced. Common Symptoms of Dry Eyes Common symptoms of dry eyes may include blurred or variable vision, sensitivity to light, dryness, burning, stinging, gritty or foreign body sensations.  Occasionally, ...

    Posted at January 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Eye Health Tips,Eye Problems | 0 Comment
  • Ft Myers Eyeglass Frames

    Choosing Eyeglass Frames -- Ft. Myers | West Florida Eye Care There's a ton of variety in eyeglass frames and the options can be a bit overwhelming. It's hard to predict what will look good on your face. Facial shape, nose size, hair color, eye color, and skin tone are just a few personal factors that you might take into account. Then try ...

    Posted at December 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Eyeglasses,Fort Myers | 0 Comment
  • Posted at August 5, 2011 | By : | Categories : Team | 0 Comment
  • J.B. Dec 2008

    I just could not find someone to fit my eyes with hard contact lenses successfully. My last Doctor stated that she could not serve me any longer due to lack of success after several trials. after my second visit with Dr. Azizi (O.D.), I have not seen this great since I was in my 30's. Thank you Dr. Azizi.

    Posted at May 5, 2011 | By : | Categories : Testimonial | 0 Comment
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