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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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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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Floaters
  • May 22, 2018
  • Optical News

Seeing Small, Shadowy Spots? You May Have Floaters You’re gazing up at the beautiful blue spring sky, and suddenly, you see them: small shadowy spots, squiggles, or trailing thread-like strands floating through your line of sight. As you try to focus on them, they seem to shift, elusively moving away. When you give up chasing … Continue reading Floaters

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Safeguard Your Retinal Health
  • April 18, 2018
  • Optical News

4 Ways to Safeguard Your Retinal Health The eye is second only to the human brain in complexity, performing its work with precision nearly continuously during all of our waking hours. In fact, your eyes are more efficient than the fastest camera. Try this: glance quickly around the room, focusing on a variety of different … Continue reading Safeguard Your Retinal Health

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Retinal Detachment: Are You at Risk?
  • April 6, 2018
  • Optical News

We explored the critical role the retina plays in maintaining healthy vision in our previous blog post and offered lifestyle adjustments that promote retinal health for you and your family. Here’s a brief recap: eat lots of orange veggies (carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, peaches) in addition to those leafy greens (kale, broccoli, spinach), protect your … Continue reading Retinal Detachment: Are You at Risk?

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Do Your Glasses Work and Play as Hard as You Do?
  • March 21, 2018
  • Optical News

If you’re like most Americans, you or your kids may be involved in multiple sports and have specific safety gear and helmets that you use when skiing, playing football or riding your bicycle. Similarly, you likely have specific footwear for those same activities. Given how important your vision is, it also makes sense to have … Continue reading Do Your Glasses Work and Play as Hard as You Do?

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