Urgent Care Blog

How to protect your child’s eyes while playing sports.

All sports can play a major role in a child’s life.  Sports like baseball, basketball, football, and soccer, offer a great way for kids to learn hand-eye coordination, develop friendships and teamwork, and how to take direction. When your child wears glasses or contacts, you may be unsure as to if they can play sports or how you should go about protecting their eyes. When it comes to eye safety and sports, you… Read More

How to Have a Balanced Diet: Breaking Down the 2018 Food Pyramid

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash In 1992, the United States Department of Agriculture released the Food Guide Pyramid, a pyramid graphic that helped individuals learn how to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle. In 2005, the pyramid was replaced with MyPyramid and was based on new research in food needs. The pyramid was widely recognized as a tool for nutrition education. Information was provided as to what… Read More

5 Tips to Protect Your Peepers

Photo by Ramiro Mendes on Unsplash The eyes are an important part of overall health and well-being. We rely on our eyes to see of course and need our eyes to stay healthy so that issues do not arise in the future due to aging or other issues. To ensure proper eye health, there are steps one can take to ensure you always see your best. By learning how to maintain healthy eyes, you can have quality eyesight in your… Read More

3 Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider

When it comes to being healthy, doctor visits are required. We visit the eye doctor to promote good eye health and a family physician when we get sick or something is going on that we are unsure of. We rely on physicians to provide us with the best care, ensuring we take the right measures for our overall health and well-being. In the healthcare industry, Patient Safety Awareness Week was created to provide a… Read More