Posts tagged with ‘Awareness Month’

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

by Melissa VanTassell

    What is a Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. The lens of the eye is located behind the pupil and the colored iris, and is normally transparent. The lens helps to focus images onto the retina – which transmits the […]

    May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

    by Melissa VanTassell

      Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” It’s a peak season for those with asthma and allergies, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases. There is no cure for asthma and allergies, and […]