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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Staying up to date on your eye health is important no matter what age you may be. This month we’d like to share some information on something that is too often overlooked: children’s eye health. Being young, children are often expected to be more durable and have fewer health problems than adults. They can face many […]

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How Often Do I need to Buy New Glasses?

Our vision is a dynamic part of our lives, meaning it can change over time. These changes can happen quickly or gradually. They can be due to various factors like injury, surgery, or hormonal changes. If you wear glasses to help with poor eyesight, you are not immune to these changes. You can expect your […]

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Improve Your Tennis Game with Cataract Surgery

Cataracts affect everyone. They are an inevitable part of aging. This has led to them being the most common cause of blindness in the world. They affect over 24 million people in the U.S. alone, a number that is expected to double by 2050. But there is some very good news about all this. As […]

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Will Glaucoma Eye Drops Lower My Eye Pressure?

When it comes to eye diseases, glaucoma is one of the most frightening. Not only does the disease cause vision loss that is permanent, but it is also very hard to detect. Glaucoma has almost no noticeable symptoms besides vision loss. The disease is also incurable, although you can stop it from progressing. The most […]

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Are There Risk Factors With Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a progressive eye disease. This means that it only gets worse over time. It is also the leading cause of vision loss in people over 60. It occurs when the central part of your retina (the light-sensitive tissue on the rear interior wall of your eyes) begins to deteriorate. This causes holes […]

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3 Things To Know About Cataract Surgery Before Undergoing It

Cataract surgery only takes about 10 minutes to perform, but there’s a little more to it. You need to prepare before undergoing the procedure. Here are some of the steps for preparing to have your cataracts removed. Keep reading for 3 things you should know about cataract surgery before undergoing it! 1. You Will Need […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Trying Latisse?

Do you want thicker, fuller lashes without having to rely on mascara? Put down that mascara wand, because Latisse can help you! Latisse is a drug that utilizes a drug called bimatoprost ophthalmic solution. This drug was actually developed as a treatment for glaucoma. As patients were using it, they began to notice that they […]

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Should I Worry About Flashes and Floaters?

Have you ever noticed strange alien-like specks in your vision that you can never quite seem to focus on? “Floaters” is what they are quite aptly named, and they are more common than you might think. Keep reading to find out if they are something that you should worry about or not! What are Floaters […]

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5 Easy Ways To Recover After Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries you can have in modern medicine. But the surgery does need you to go through a recovery period, during which your eyes will be vulnerable. Recovery time varies from patient to patient, but you can expect to need to be vigilant for a few months. Here are […]

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4 Tips When Buying New Glasses

4 Tips When Buying New Glasses

Buying new glasses is a common practice many people have to face. With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming to land on the right pair for you. To streamline the process, here are a few quick tips to make the whole experience more enjoyable. 1. Make Sure Your Prescription is Up to […]

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