Brain and Vision Health

A healthy brain allows your entire body to function better, while healthy eyes allow you to continue living your life to the fullest. Let us help.

The relationship between the mind and body is very complex. The mind itself is very complicated – that’s why psychology is its own science. Most of us are aware of the powerful relationship between the mind and body, but not to its full effect. We don’t necessarily think of how it relates to our own life, or why we mig…

Next to cancer and heart attacks, the next most common fear we have is going blind. Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the world next to cataracts; however, glaucoma leads to permanent vision loss, so it’s very important to detect it and treat it early to prevent further loss of vision. For those…

Although ‘brain fog’ is a fairly vague term, most people have a sense of what it means. Typically it refers to your ability to think and remember. For some, it’s more of a difficulty with focus, whereas for others it’s a difficulty in recalling facts or names. No matter how it is defined or described, it can be incredi…

Having a healthy brain isn’t just psychological or physical, it’s a balance of both. Use this inforgraphic to learn about exercise, nutrition, and how you use it. Think of it like the most important muscle in your body to better understand how it all fits together.

As it stands in today’s society, it is commonplace to use computers in the work place, at home and even at the self check-out terminal of your local grocery store. Let’s face it, screens are everywhere and they are not going anywhere. It is estimated that young adults use their smart phones for an average of 4 to 5 hou…

You begin to realize that your hearing sense is very precious when it starts to weaken or when you lose it, so, it’s helpful to know how to protect it. There are several scenarios that can affect your hearing. It could be as simple as excess ear wax, though it could also be related to several other issues such as injur…

Migraine is a disabling neurological condition that impacts 38 million men, women and children in the United States, and 1 billion people worldwide. Although migraines do tend to run in families and have a genetic component, other factors trigger whether or not someone will actually experience a migraine headache. Thes…

Dementia is a condition that may result in forgetfulness, mood changes, and a decline in cognitive ability with an onset in older adults. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia accounting for up to 80% of dementia cases. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a 2014 study showed that the combination…

Strokes are a major health risk for many people. Use this infographic to understand the risk factors and signs of stroke to live your healthiest life.

Every January, we vow that this will be the year we will really take care of ourselves. While the gym memberships, budget-tracking and travel planning are universal conversation fodder, the easiest resolution we can make (and keep!) is booking an appointment for a comprehensive eye exam with an optometrist. January is…