December 2014

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) – Take advantage of this considerable savings if offered through your employer. Check with your human resource department to inquire when open enrollment begins for your FLEX or Cafeteria Plan and find out if your account has any restrictions regarding using...

It's the last installment of our Celebrity Eye Facts series! Heterochromia Iridis (TWO DIFFERENT COLORED IRISES). If just part of an iris is different to the remainder of the eye, this is known as partial or sectoral heterochromia. When heterochromia is present at or shortly after...

It's Part II of our Celebrity Eye Facts series!   MACULAR DEGENERATION (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the macula and is one of the most common causes of poor vision after age 60. The visual symptoms of AMD involve the loss of central vision (reading,...

We tend to put celebrities up on a pedestal, but they are people just like us. They take vacations, go to the movies, shop for groceries, laugh out loud, and, yes, deal with the same issues we do – including eye health issues. One positive...

In addition to grapes, whole grains are also a super food that should be incorporated into a healthy diet. Whole grains include wheat, corn, rice, oats, barley, quinoa, sorghum, spelt, rye and popcorn – when these foods are eaten in their "whole" form. The medical evidence...