Entries by NAEPS Director

UV Rays and Eye Safety

June 18th 2012 UV Rays and Increase Risk for Eye Diseases like Cataracts, Macular Degeneration Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Offers Tips for Safe Fun in the Sun Lincoln, NE – It’s summertime, which means the days are longer and people are enjoying more time outdoors. But, along with risks to your skin, […]

Iowa Eye Association Annual Meeting

Save the Date! – The Iowa Eye Association Annual Meeting will be held June 22-23, 2012 at  The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Iowa City, Iowa Join colleagues for a continuing education conference featuring leaders in the field of Ophthalmology. This year’s agenda will focus on Retina, Cataract/Comprehensive Ophthalmology, and Pediatric […]

Vigorous Exercise May Prevent Vision Loss

Vigorous Exercise May Prevent Vision Loss Exercise may have yet another benefit – vision protection. In a recent U.S. study, researchers found that vigorous exercise reduced the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.  The study tracked approximately 41,000 runners for more than seven years. It suggested that people can possibly lessen their risk for […]