Up to 16 million Americans struggle with undiagnosed or untreated vision impairments. Make eye health and vision a priority for you and your family by scheduling a #2020EyeExam today with an AOA doctor of optometry.
At the latest recommendation of the CDC, we will not be seeing patients for a minimum of 14 days beginning on 3/18/2020. As things are changing on a daily basis, we are uncertain as to when we will resume our normal schedule. We will do our best to keep you informed as we anticipate having someone in the office to answer your messages. In the meantime, please be safe and stay healthy. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Public Health Reminder
Healthcare facilities and clinicians should prioritize urgent and emergency visits and procedures now and for the coming several weeks. The following actions can preserve staff, personal protective equipment, and patient care supplies; ensure staff and patient safety; and expand available hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Delay all elective ambulatory provider visits
Reschedule elective and non-urgent admissions
Delay inpatient and outpatient elective surgical and procedural cases
Postpone routine dental and eyecare visits
Wow! During an annual, comprehensive eye exam, doctors of optometry can identify early warning signs and manifestations of more than 270 systemic and chronic diseases, including diabetes, high blood pressure, autoimmune diseases and cancers. Schedule your #2020EyeExam today!
Thank you Norma for all your years of dedication and hard work! You will be missed ? Enjoy your retirement and we’ll see you on Monday! ??
There’s no app for that. Online vision apps can miss serious conditions that a comprehensive eye exam would catch. #2020EyeExam
??. Every 20 minutes look 20 feet away for 20 seconds. A great rule that helps to minimize eye strain ? .
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The American Optometric Association says to eat more fruits and vegetables, particularly green leafy vegetables to support good eye health. Source www.AOA.org
They aren’t just for warm Hawai’i beach days! Snow is highly reflective of UV light. Always use sunglasses or snow googles when traveling so that UV rays doesn’t damage your eyes ?
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. It destroys the macula, the part of the eye that provides sharp, central vision needed for seeding objects clearly 2.1 million people in the U.S. have AMD. As the population ages, the number of cases is expected to increase. The risk factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration are being over the age of 50, smoking, and family history for AMD. You can reduce your risk of developing Age Related Macular Degeneration by avoiding smoking. You can also reduce your risk of developing AMD by exercising regularly and maintaining a normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Also, you can reduce your risk by eating a healthy diet that includes leafy green vegetables and fish.
More than 3 million people in the US have glaucoma. Glaucoma has no symptoms and once vision is lost, it is permanent. To prevent it, come in and get a comprehensive eye exams with our docs! #alamoanaeye . . . #hawaii #oahu #honolulu #alamoana #alamoanacenter #hawaiioptometrist #optometrist #optical #eyeglasses #glasses #sunglasses #spectacles #eyewear #frame #eyecare #eyeexam #eyehealth #eyedisease #glaucoma #rhopressa #eyedrops