Category Archives: Eye Health

What Are Eye Floaters?

Are you seeing oddly-shaped spots that quickly move out of the way when you look at them? Those are called eye floaters. Everyone sees eye floaters, but if you start seeing more than usual, you may need medical attention. What Are Eye Floaters? Eye floaters appear as shadows that float around a person’s vision. But there… Read More »

Why Does My Eyelid Twitch?

The eyelid is a vital member of the ecosystem that is the eye. The eye, with its ducts, tracts, lubrication systems, and its own immune system, is a whole world by itself. The eyelid is an important player in that world. Typically, your eyelids work by themselves, opening and closing when they need to, or you can… Read More »

Must Use Tips For Proper Eye Health In The Summer

Summer is finally here! With that comes the beach, the tan, the water activities, the BBQ, the ice cream, the eye damage! Wait, the eye damage? You probably already moisturize and use sunscreen when it comes time to protect your skin from the sun, but are you doing anything to protect your eyes from the… Read More »

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Celebrate Save Your Vision Month: Tips for Maintaining Eye Health

This Save Your Vision Month is an important opportunity to educate yourself about the most common causes of vision loss. Age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts are the major threats to eye health; however, many risk factors can be avoided or minimized. Take this time to form protective habits to ensure your eye health continues.… Read More »

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3 Eye Care Mistakes to Avoid

The most common mistake people make is taking their eyes for granted. Even though our eyesight is invaluable, we rarely take care of it. We’ve compiled a list of three common mistakes people make regarding eye care. Here are some ways to avoid making them. Not Eating Nutritiously Eating a balanced diet rich in vitamins… Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About World Blindness Awareness Month

World Blindness Awareness Month is a global movement that aims to raise awareness about blindness and visual impairment. October serves as World Blindness Awareness Month, and various events and initiatives are organized throughout the month to highlight the issue. The goal of World Blindness Awareness Month is to bring attention to the causes and prevention… Read More »

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3 surprising things that can damage your eyes

We all know that it’s essential to take care of our eyes. But did you know that some surprising things can damage your eyes? In this blog post, we’ll look at three of them. You can damage your eyes if you wear contact lenses for too long. Wearing contact lenses for too long can damage… Read More »

Vision-Related Changes to Expect After 40

“Life begins at 40.” That’s the old adage. But while more life experience may be good for your overall life, your eyes may not be on board with that description. Why? For most people, 40 means the time when various vision and eye health issues become more prevalent. Fortunately, the discovery of new technologies in… Read More »

Nine Ways to Protect Your Peepers

Of course, no one wants to lose his or her eyesight. But, at the same time, most people take their eyesight for granted. They don’t get their eyes checked; they don’t wear protective eyewear when performing tasks such as weed whacking or playing sports; they don’t wear sunglasses; and on and on. At Central Valley… Read More »

Could it be Cancer

Don’t Ignore Eyelid Lumps and Bumps Cancerous Eyelids Non-cancerous Eyelids Unusual Lesions Learn about Skin Cancer If you have noticed areas around your eyes that have changed in appearance or sensitivity, please consult your doctor immediately or schedule an appointment with Dr. Cockerham’s office. The following information is not meant to replace the advice of… Read More »


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