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What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. This exists because diabetic eye diseases affect a large number of people with diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina of your eye. Your retina makes up the lining of the back of each of your eyes. It handles sensing light and communicating with your […]

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Should I Think About Buying New Glasses This Fall?

Fall is one of the best times of the year. It’s the beginning of the holiday season. This means fun activities abound surrounding Halloween. Think bonfires, tailgating, and football season, plus don’t forget about the World Series! There are also trips to apple orchards and pumpkin patches to make your home festive. There is something […]

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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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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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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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How Often Do I Need Dilated Eye Exams?

Frequent eye exams should be part of everyone’s lives, as they are necessary for maintaining healthy vision. A comprehensive eye exam will usually include a dilated eye exam, as it is the best way for your doctor to get a look at the back of your eyes. However, whether it is included in your exam […]

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8 Most Common Dry Eye Symptoms

8 Most Common Dry Eye Symptoms

Sweet summertime! It’s all sun, fun, and…dry eyes? That’s not quite right, but for many people, it’s their reality. Concerned that you may have dry eye? Keep reading to learn about the 8 most common dry eye symptoms to watch out for! 1. Itchy Eyes One of the most common dry eye symptoms is having […]

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Why Are My Eyes Bloodshot?

Red, bloodshot eyes are a common trait to have. Everyone will have them at some point in their lives. There are any number of reasons your eyes can become bloodshot, but what happens when they do? The eye has tiny blood vessels between the white of the eye and the thin membrane that covers the […]

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7 Lifestyle Changes To Make For Dry Eye

You don’t have to wait for dry eye to go away on its own. There are choices you can make every single day to improve your condition. Some are easier than others, but they all contribute to making your life more comfortable. Here are a few of the changes you can make to help your […]

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Do Natural Dry Eye Treatments Work?

Have dry eyes? You don’t have to live with the frustrating symptoms. Often, making small changes to your lifestyle can make a big difference! Keep reading to learn more about ways you can treat your dry eye! Make An Effort To Blink One common reason people end up with dry eye is not blinking enough. […]

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