Our Eyes Change As We Age

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on April 20, 2022

As we age, we go through a few changes as adults, from our hair turning gray to changes in our eyesight. One of our priorities is making sure our patients are empowered with information to know what to expect to minimize eye health risks. What Are The Common Age-Related Vision Changes?  Increased sensitivity to glare –… Read More


April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in Eye Health on April 7, 2022

April is Eye Injury Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, a reminder initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year, and 90 percent of these eye injuries could be avoided by wearing protective eyewear. Take Me Out To The… Read More


Diabetic Eyecare

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on March 23, 2022

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that can cause vision loss and blindness in people who have diabetes. It affects blood vessels in the retina (the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of your eye).  If you have diabetes, it’s vital to schedule a… Read More


Women’s Eye Health

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on March 8, 2022

March is Women’s History Month, celebrating women’s contributions to history, society, medicine, and culture. There have been groundbreaking contributions from women within eye healthcare as well. Did you know that women are at greater risk for eye disease and visual impairments? According to the Women’s Eye Health Organization, women account for more than two-thirds of… Read More


Safety Tips To Practice For Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on March 2, 2022

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 2,000 eye injuries occur each day on the job. Most would think that eye injuries only happen in construction or manufacturing jobs. However, nearly 40% of work-related eye injuries happen in offices, healthcare facilities, construction, or laboratory work environments. It is essential that proper… Read More


Interesting Facts About Cataracts

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on February 23, 2022

As we get older, certain eye diseases are more prevalent, such as cataracts. A cataract is an eye disease in which the eye’s clear lens becomes cloudy or opaque, causing a decrease in vision. More than half of Americans age 80 or older either have cataracts or have had surgery to get rid of cataracts. … Read More


February macular degeneration awareness month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in Uncategorized on February 2, 2022

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged. With AMD, you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far. However, your peripheral (side) vision will still be… Read More


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