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Category: Vision Care

January is National Glaucoma Month

We hope your 2021 brought lots of joy and that 2022 will be the best year yet! Start 2022 off on a positive note with great vision! January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Did you know that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness? Over 3 million Americans have the condition, but only half… Read More


Saving Sight, One Patient at a Time

New Technology Allows for Earlier Detection At Cargo Eye Care, we know technology plays a huge role in getting the best possible outcomes. For this reason, we are committed to researching and investing in the latest technology for a variety of eye conditions. We recently upgraded our retinal imaging platform. And this new system, called… Read More


Can you Recognize Your Own Dry Eye Symptoms?

(and why you should leave diagnosis to the experts) Short answer: Yes, if you have Dry Eye, you’re probably going to recognize (and feel) some of the more common symptoms. Just don’t self-diagnose! We’ve all done it. We’ve Googled our symptoms and made a self-diagnosis. Many a head cold has been deemed the flu, and… Read More


Are Your Eyes Aging Well?

Risk of Many Eye Conditions Increases with Age We love September! Back to school, football (yay!) and the hope of fall just around the corner. Additionally, it’s Healthy Aging Month, and at Cargo Eye Care, we think that makes it a great time to consider the health of aging eyes. Consider this: One in six… Read More


Pediatric Myopia Management at Cargo Eye Care

Everything you need to know about myopia and how to protect your child’s eye health Myopia, commonly called nearsightedness, is a visual condition that causes poor long-distance vision. In other words, close-up objects are clear, but far-away ones are blurry. It’s important to talk about this condition because it is on the rise across the… Read More


The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety We all love celebrating Independence Day with some good food, friends and family, and a dazzling display of fireworks. However, it’s easy to forget that fireworks are explosives. Injuries from fireworks are so common that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) publishes yearly reports on the matter. According to the 2018… Read More


Coronavirus – Measures to Prevent Infection

As the concern of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, we want you to know that your health and safety are our priority. We take pride in the cleanliness of our office and know that it is more important than ever right now. We are increasing our cleaning protocols which will include using Hypocholorus Acid. Currently, there… Read More


Flaxseed Oil or Fish Oil for Dry Eye?

Flaxseed Oil Or Fish Oil For Dry Eye? If you’ve ever been near the pharmacy in a grocery store, you’ve probably seen the aisles of nutrition supplements for sale. These products claim to have a variety of benefits, but today we just want to focus on two: flaxseed oil and fish oil, and what they… Read More


Warning Signs Of Child Vision Problems

Warning Signs Of Child Vision Problems An estimated 60 percent of children with learning difficulties have undiagnosed vision problems, and 80 percent of learning is visual. This puts these children at a serious disadvantage in their education and their social development. So what can we do as parents to make sure this doesn’t happen to our children?… Read More


Sleep And Eye Health

Sleep And Eye Health When we don’t get a good night’s sleep, we can really feel it in the morning. That grogginess, difficulty concentrating, and slowed reaction time — we all know the feeling. Lack of sleep, especially when it happens on a regular basis, can have many negative effects on our health, both short-term… Read More