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Keep Your Eye on the Ball
  • October 5, 2018
  • Optical News

Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Student Athletes Need Good Vision It’s Fall, and for a lot of kids, that means it’s prime sports-playing time. Whether you have a student athlete participating in soccer, tennis, football, basketball, softball, baseball or lacrosse — or any other action-packed sport — you know it’s essential to help your … Continue reading Keep Your Eye on the Ball

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Digital Eye Strain – Students
  • September 11, 2018
  • Optical News

Is Your Student at Risk for Digital Eye Strain and Fatigue? With an ever-increasing amount of technology in schools, back-to-school season can mean more screen time, and that puts kids at risk for digital eye strain and fatigue. What is Digital Eye Strain? From the moment we wake up until our heads hit the pillow, … Continue reading Digital Eye Strain – Students

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Prevent Pink Eye – Students
  • September 25, 2018
  • Optical News

Back to School Tip: Prevent Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Now that kids are back in school, they’re around lots of other kids–and lots of other kids’ germs. Viruses and bacteria are present on objects kids touch every day, including door handles, keyboards, tablets, railings, restroom facilities, desks, playground equipment, pencils and art supplies. When you consider … Continue reading Prevent Pink Eye – Students

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School Vision Screening
  • August 10, 2018
  • Optical News

Is a School Vision Screening “Good Enough” for Your Student? It’s August! Where did the summer go? In just a few short weeks your kids will be heading back to school in a flurry of photos and emotions as you watch them start the new school year. You want them to learn as much as … Continue reading School Vision Screening

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Attention Parents: Amblyopia Treatment
  • August 24, 2018
  • Optical News

Attention Parents: Earlier is Better for Amblyopia Treatment What is Amblyopia? As the leading cause of visual impairment among children, amblyopia affects approximately 2 to 3 of every 100 children. The condition occurs when vision in one eye is reduced; though the eye may appear normal, the eye and the brain are not working together … Continue reading Attention Parents: Amblyopia Treatment

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Scratched Cornea?
  • July 23, 2018
  • Optical News

Scratched Cornea? What to Do―and What Not to Do July is Eye Injury Prevention Month, which makes it the perfect time to highlight one of the most common eye injuries, corneal abrasions. What are Corneal Abrasions? If you’ve ever scratched your cornea (the front surface of the eye that focuses light so you can see … Continue reading Scratched Cornea?

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7 Questions About Sunglasses
  • July 9, 2018
  • Optical News

July is UV Safety Month, and while we are huge proponents of applying SPF 30 (or higher) on our skin before going outside in the sun, the primary focus in our office is the importance of protecting your eyes from damaging UV rays. It’s common knowledge that staying too long in the sun without protection … Continue reading 7 Questions About Sunglasses

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My Cataract Experience Part 1
  • June 12, 2018
  • Optical News

Patient Testimonial Part 1: My Cataract Experience June is National Cataract Awareness Month, so it’s the ideal time to learn more about this condition, which is a leading cause of vision impairment in the United States. Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s lens that affects vision, causing blurred vision, glare sensitivity, faded color perception … Continue reading My Cataract Experience Part 1

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Cataract Surgery and Recovery Part 2
  • June 26, 2018
  • Optical News

Patient Testimonial Part 2: Cataract Surgery and Recovery Do you or someone you know suffer from cataracts, a clouding of the eye’s lens that can negatively impact your vision? By age 80, more than 50% of Americans notice deteriorating vision due to cataracts. When the condition advances to the point of interfering with daily activities … Continue reading Cataract Surgery and Recovery Part 2

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Reduce Your Risk of Computer Vision Syndrome
  • May 31, 2018
  • Optical News

8 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Computer Vision Syndrome With just about everything in the world accessible at the touch of a screen, our techy lifestyles keep us constantly connected. But for many of us, all that screen time comes at a price: We suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome, also referred to as “digital … Continue reading Reduce Your Risk of Computer Vision Syndrome

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