The Impact of Blue Light on Eye Health: What You Should Know

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In today’s digital age, you’re exposed to a multitude of screens, from smartphones to laptops, which raises concerns about blue light and eye health. The impact of blue light on vision is a topic that warrants attention, as understanding the potential risks could help preserve your eyesight.  Have you considered the effects of blue light […]

Glaucoma Awareness Month: Understanding the Silent Thief of Sight

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Have you ever considered the profound impact that maintaining your eye health can have on preserving your precious sight? With January being Glaucoma Awareness Month, it’s crucial to bring to light this condition, often undetectable in its initial stages. Glaucoma is a stealthy disease that can stealthily rob you of your vision, with optic nerve […]

How Often Should You Get An Eye Exam?

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How Often Should You Get An Eye Exam? Regular vision checks play a vital role in preventing eye diseases and ensuring your eyesight remains at its best. They not only help detect potential vision problems early but also provide a comprehensive evaluation of your overall ocular health and potential detection of systemic diseases, enabling timely […]

The Importance of Regular Kids Eye Exams

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The Importance of Regular Kids Eye Exams As parents, we all want our children to be able to learn, grow, and develop to their full potential. One obstacle 1 in 4 children encounters is a vision problem that can result in difficulty learning and behavioral issues. The best way to avoid vision problems becoming a […]

What Happens If You Don’t Treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

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What Are the Early Warning Signs of Macular Degeneration? Dry eye syndrome is a condition that results in dry eyes (listen carefully… there will be a quiz later). Eyes become dry when the tear film is destabilized. The tear film is the film of tears that covers your eyes to keep them moist and protected. […]

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Macular Degeneration?

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What Are the Early Warning Signs of Macular Degeneration? If cataracts are like looking through a pair of sunglasses that have fingerprint smudges on them, then macular degeneration is like wearing a pair of sunglasses with a slightly outdated prescription. As a bonus, the macular degeneration sunglasses are also smudged (but just a little bit), […]

Ways Cataracts Can Affect Your Vision

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Ways Cataracts Can Affect Your Vision Just like the smudges and clouding on the lenses of an old, unfashionable pair of sunglasses that you usually leave in your glovebox, a cataract is a clouding of the lens on your eye. No, this cloudiness isn’t caused by getting fingerprints on your eye, but you should still […]

Can Carrots Actually Improve Your Eyesight?

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Can Carrots Actually Improve Your Eyesight? When you were a kid, did a parent, teacher, or other adult ever tell you to “make sure to eat your carrots because they’re good for your eyes?” Personally, we were always skeptical of this. It just seems like it’s too strange to be true, but if you really […]

How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer, Phone, and TV Screens!

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How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer, Phone, and TV Screens! The majority of people in the United States spend most of their waking hours interacting with, and intensely focused on, screens. We use computers at work or school (and use our phones on breaks), then come home and stream something on TV while having […]

Is It Bad to Fall Asleep While Wearing Contact Lenses?

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Is It Bad to Fall Asleep While Wearing Contact Lenses? Most people who wear contact lenses can think of a time when they fell asleep (or almost fell asleep) with their lenses in their eyes. Does this sound familiar? It was late, and you were tired and ready to fall asleep, but you hadn’t taken […]