ACTIVITY SPECIFIC GLASSES

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One pair of glasses cannot meet all the needs of work, sport, and general daily life.  Sport glasses provide optimal vision for distance demands and safety.  Computer glasses relieve the stress of the digital environment and protect the eyes from high energy blue light emitted from digital devices.  Social glasses provide style and vision for changing environments.  Are you living with one pair?

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INFANT VISION DEVELOPEMENT

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Baby Piper

Vision development in the first 12 months is essential to learning.  The accompanying link provides a guideline for parents of expected vision development during that first year.  Dr. Cook is a provider for the AOA Infant See Program and provides free eye exams for infants 6-12 months of age.

http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/good-vision-throughout-life/childrens-vision/infant-vision-birth-to-24-months-of-age

LIFESTYLE, AGING, AND GENETICS

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More and more studies are showing that the effects of aging can be altered through lifestyle changes in four key areas: diet, exercise, stress management, and social support.  There is now genetic evidence for this and the news is that the genetics can be altered.  Telomeres are parts of our chromosomes that effect aging.  Shorter telelomeres are found in age related diseases but the good news is that by making positive lifestyle changes our telomeres can be lengthened.  Watch the video.