Health

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

As we enter the end of the year and this holiday season, we should take a moment and reflect back over the last 11 months and find something good that has happened to us in the terms of our health. Perhaps you were able to control your blood pressure or diabetes better, you got a clean bill of health from … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | December 02, 2020

This holiday season is one like no one could ever imagine. COVID-19 has taken us from what used to be a joyful, family-oriented time of the year, to an uncommon season. But in all things, we still have to be thankful and give thanks for ALL things — including being thankful for healthy eyes and good vision. Eye health is … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”

“EYE CARE” FOR YOU: November Is Diabetic Awareness Month

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

November has been declared by Prevent Blindness as Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month to educate the public on the effects of diabetes on vision, risk factors and treatment options. Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in America and especially so among African Americans. The number of diabetes cases continues to increase, and the condition is hitting … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” FOR YOU: November Is Diabetic Awareness Month”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

Have you ever observed someone with droopy eyelids? If so, this eyelid disorder is known as ptosis (pronounced “toe-sis”). Sometimes the droop can be very noticeable while other times it is barely seen. Ptosis can occur in children and adults. It can result from a muscle or nerve defect, or it is more commonly seen in the elderly as a … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”