A Message from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute reminds Neapolitans to help protect their precious sight. Almost 3 million eye injuries occur each year, affecting about 1% of the US population. High-risk activities include racquet sports, golf, home repairs, and yard work. Please consider the use of safety...

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July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Eye injuries can occur anywhere and usually when it is least suspected. Taking simply precautionary steps will reduce the risk of eye injury which can cause permanent damage or even blindness. Wear sunglasses when out of doors, regardless of the season. Everyone is aware...

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Healthy Eating Promotes Wellness

Eating a varied diet is key to ensuring that adequate  amounts of  nutrients are consumed. Variety means selecting different items within each food group and changing meal selections. Moderation means  no foods are forbidden just eaten in moderation. It is difficult to eat healthy...

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Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

People who spend hours each day without getting up and moving around should take heed: A new study suggests that the more people sit each day, the greater their risk for chronic health problems, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers from Australia...

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