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Another Reason to Love Exercise: It's Good for Your Eyes Mar 14th, 2019

There’s very little, healthwise, that doesn’t benefit from a consistent exercise regimen. From your heart to your joints, exercise keeps your body humming along in the pink of health. And we’re adding your eye health to the long list of areas that benefit from an active lifestyle. At Hawaii Vision...

5 Steps You Can Take to Stop the Progression of Macular Degeneration Feb 1st, 2019

February has been designated National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. At Hawaii Vision Specialists on Hawaii’s beloved Big Island, we’re happy to mark the occasion with five practical steps you can take to help prevent the vision loss associated with macular degeneration. 1. See your eye doctor regularly Even if...

Why Glaucoma is Called the Silent Killer of Vision Jan 15th, 2019

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we thought we’d take this time to educate you about this sight-robbing disease. As the numbers stand right now in the United States, glaucoma affects more than 3 million people, a number experts expect to rise to 4 million by 2030 because of an...

Are You a Good Candidate for LASIK? Dec 18th, 2018

Since its introduction in the 1990s, LASIK has allowed over 40 million people around the world to toss their glasses and contact lenses for good. And with a 96% success rate, it’s hard to argue that LASIK surgery hasn’t been a game-changer for people who want to correct their vision...