According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 2000 U.S. Workers sustain job-related injuries that require medical treatment each day. However, safety experts and eye doctors believe the right eye protection could have reduced the severity or even prevented 90% of these injuries.
An estimated 10 million Americans show evidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a progressive eye condition that can destroy “straight-ahead” vision, according to Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Elaine Happ, Therapeutic Optometrist.
Do you leave your desk at the end of your day with pain in your neck or lower back? Do you deal with headaches and eyestrain on a regular basis? If the answer to these questions is yes, you may suffer from Visual Fatigue Syndrome, according to the eye doctors at Uptown Eye Care.
The Minnesota Optometric Association’s 2012 annual meeting will be held Feb 3-4 at the Renaissance Depot in Minneapolis. It has been a tradition at Uptown Eye Care to send the entire staff so everyone can benefit from the excellent education offered at this event.
According to the American Public Health Association, 25% of students in grades K-6 have visual problems that are serious enough to hinder learning. Early detection of problems greatly increases the chances of successful rehabilitation.
With the Z-View Aberrometer the doctors at Uptown Eye Care are able to capture your unique ocular fingerprint, or iPrint, delivering a diagnosis with data never before available. With iZon High Resolution Lenses for the first time your prescription is a precise match to your unique optical requirements.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma gradually destroys the optic nerve tissue in the back of the eye. The greatest danger of glaucoma stems from the fact that the disease is painless and without obvious symptoms until significant damage has occurred.
Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Mary Gregory will be speaking on vision related issues at local Minnesota schools in the coming months. If you would like to schedule Dr. Mary Gregory to speak at your school please contact us.