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Roseanne Barr Reveals She’s Losing Her Sight

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Comedic icon Roseanne Barr made the stunning announcement that she is going blind. The 63-year-old actress/comedian says she is suffering from both glaucoma and macular degeneration – two of the top causes of blindness seen with increasing age. While both diseases can lead to blindness, there are new technologies and treatments that can slow the […]

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April is Minority Health Month…Are You At Risk For Eye Disease?

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California’s Central Valley is one of the most ethnically diverse regions in the country. For generations, we have welcomed people from all ethnic backgrounds – making the Valley a landscape rich with cultural diversity. As a racially diverse multicultural community, we tend to experience higher than average rates of a number of life-threatening illnesses that […]

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Diabetes Has Reached Epidemic Proportions in the Valley

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An Early Diagnosis Can Prevent Vision Loss Due to Diabetic Eye Disease According to the CDC, 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the U.S. population have diabetes. Of those people, approximately 8.1 million (27.8%) remain undiagnosed and that number is growing. The incidence of diabetes in the U.S. is growing at an alarming rate and […]

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Eye Safety at Work is Everyone’s Business

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The risk of eye injury and the need for preventive measures depend on your job and the condition in your workplace. Eye safety at work is everyone’s business   For more eye safety tips, check out our past post Eye Safety and Wellness in the Workplace.

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