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Staring Down the Darkness: Eye Safety During Total Solar Eclipse

“Staring Down the Darkness: Eye Safety During Total Solar Eclipse” Dr. Cody Jones OD – Complete Family Eye Care For many of us, viewing the upcoming total solar eclipse is at the top of our summer to-do list- and with good reason. It’s been nearly four decades since we’ve had a total solar eclipse visible […]

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Macular Degeneration

What is Macular Degeneration? Macular Degeneration is the deterioration of the central portion of the retina. This is where the eye records what we see, and sends those images to the brain. This portion of the eye is so valuable because it is what gives us the ability to do things like read, drive, recognize […]

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Healthy Vision Month

Most of us are used to visiting a doctor when we aren’t feeling well, or a dentist when we have a toothache. Many of us even schedule routine preventative care appointments to maintain our physical and dental health. These are things that we are concerned with and want to stay on top of. However, many […]

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Protecting Your Eyes In Sports

April is Sports Safety Month and Complete Family Eye Care is here to help you protect your eyes. When playing sports, not many people think about the harm that can come to their eyes. Unfortunately, the eyes suffer a lot of injuries in the United States every year and it isn’t a very popular topic. […]

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Workplace Eye Safety Actions

Workplace eye injuries are more common than you would think. More than 20,000 on-the-job eye injuries are reported every year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is a horrifying number of injuries considering that 90 percent could have been prevented with the proper eye protection. Type of Injuries Reported Workplace eye injuries […]

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Prevent Blindness: Macular Degenaration

Today there are more than two million Americans ages 50 and over that have age-related macular degeneration or commonly known as AMD.  AMD stands for “age-related macular degeneration,” which means it is an eye disease that can cause central vision to eventually deteriorate.  In 2013 alone, low vision and blindness costs more than $3.7 billion […]

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Did you know that glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the US? The great news is that glaucoma can be prevented or managed if caught early enough. While anyone is susceptible to glaucoma, seniors are more likely to develop the disease. The staff at Complete Family Eye Care in Blackfoot understands how important […]

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Cataract Symptoms & Treatment

  According to research by the Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan, more than 90 percent of people have a cataract by the time they are 65 years old. On top of that, by the time they are between 75 and 85 years old, about half of the people with cataracts have lost […]

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Don’t Let Your Eyes Get You Down This Winter

Maintaining our eye health during the winter season is an essential component to our general well-being. Taking improper care of our eyes can leave us irritated and frustrated. We know that the food we consume, our workout habits or lack of habits all affect our eyes and health in general. We know there are things […]

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Exploring Urgent Eye Care Emergencies

At any point or time in your life, you can suffer from an accident that could result in an urgent eye care emergency. Dr. Cody Jones has created list of urgent eye care emergencies to help you understand what you need to do in case of such an emergency. Foreign Objects Small objects, pieces of […]