Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Pop quiz! Who is at a greater risk of developing eye disease: men or women? If you guessed “both”, then you’re not alone – but you’re also not correct. Despite common belief, women are significantly more likely to develop common eye diseases than men. According to a

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National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, an awareness month created by the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, Bonner Eye Clinic is celebrating National Nutrition Month by highlighting some food – and recipes – that can help keep your eyes healthy. Kale Dark, leafy greens like

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma, also known as the “silent thief of sight,” is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Every January, eyecare professionals like Bonner Eye Clinic promote awareness of this disorder by sharing common symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group

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Bonner Gives Back in 2017

With the end of 2017 in sight, the entire Bonner Eye Clinic team wants to say thank you. We have such loyal, supportive clients and we are grateful to be able to serve the Itasca County area! Each month of the year, we pick a charity to

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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Awareness Month! This month, Bonner Eye Clinic encourages individuals to watch for the signs and symptoms associated with diabetes and diabetic eye disease. What are some common diabetes symptoms? Diabetes is a surprisingly common disorder, affecting 9.4 percent of the

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Halloween Eye Safety Tips

With Halloween on the horizon, you might be wondering about the best way to keep your eyes safe while still rocking that unique costume. Here at Bonner Eye Clinic, we’re happy to share some ways to protect your eyes this Halloween. Stay away from colored contact lenses

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September is Healthy Aging Month

This September is Healthy Aging Month, an awareness month designed to encourage older adults to keep an eye out for symptoms of common health concerns, including visual disorders. Common eye conditions for older Americans include: Age-related macular degeneration Glaucoma Cataracts Diabetic eye disease Since many of these

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UV Safety Awareness Month

Most of us are already aware that ultraviolet rays (UV) from the sun can damage the skin and increase your risk of skin cancer. Fewer people may be aware, however, that UV rays can also damage your eyes. July is UV Safety Awareness Month. This July, take

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