Health

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

Children need sunglasses just as much as adults. Although kids are not as interested in wearing them as a fashion accessory like adults are, kids need sunglasses for protection more than adults because they spend more time outdoors in direct sunlight. Children’s sunglasses are available in a wide variety of styles and sizes. And virtually any children’s frame can be … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU:

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

Your children will be out of school soon. Already since COVID, kids are spending more time on computers and computer devices than ever before. Some kids may be vacationing this summer, while other will continue to spend a lot of time watching tv, playing video games, or on the computer/ phone for hours each day. As parents, you may wonder … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU:”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU:

By Savannah Tribune | May 19, 2021

Have you ever felt like your eyes were dry and tired after a long day staring at a computer—you’re not alone. Now more than ever, computers, telephones, and other digital type devices are being used almost 90% of a day. These digital screens emit harmful blue light rays which have negative effects on your eyes, including eye strain, dry or … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU:”

EYE CARE FOR YOU!

By Savannah Tribune | April 21, 2021

It’s allergy season in the Low Country. Spring is here and so is pollen and grasses. From itchy nose, sneezing, sniffing, and trouble breathing, to red eyes, swollen eyelids, and terrible irritation in the eyes, the allergy season is upon us and here is what you can do to help relieve your symptoms. All too often, I see patients who … Continue reading “EYE CARE FOR YOU!”

Vaccine Appointments Open Next Week From St. Joseph’s/Candler

By Savannah Tribune | April 19, 2021

St. Joseph’s/Candler has partnered with a number of churches in Savannah to bring the COVID vaccine into convenient and comfortable locations. We have open appointments next week in West Savannah, East Savannah, and the South Side. Appointments can be made online at sjchs.as.me. We also know that many people may have questions about the vaccine. Hear what medical experts at … Continue reading “Vaccine Appointments Open Next Week From St. Joseph’s/Candler”

EYE CARE FOR YOU!

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

Often, women are responsible for taking care of their family’s health but will neglect their own health. Current statistics show that women make up about 53% of the population and account for two-thirds of people who will end up with a visual impairment or blindness. Because the life expectancy for women is increasing, so is the rate of eye diseases … Continue reading “EYE CARE FOR YOU!”