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Lens Care Tips

Lens Care Tips

Corrective lenses are wonderful things that allow us to enjoy the advantages of good eyesight, and we need to take good care of them. Whether you wear glasses or contact lenses, we want to offer you a few tips on how to make sure they last as long...Read More »

How Our Eyesight Changes as We Age

How Our Eyesight Changes as We Age

The majority of people will experience changes to their eyesight as they age. It’s essential to stay on the watch for signs of age-related vision loss the older we get. As eye health professionals, one of our priorities is making sure our...Read More »

What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

Just because someone is colorblind, it doesn’t mean they see the world like a black-and-white movie. That type of color blindness does exist and is called monochromacy, but it is by far the rarest form of color blindness. There are different...Read More »

What Causes Heterochromia?

What Causes Heterochromia?

Eye color is one of the first traits we notice when we meet someone new. If you’ve ever met someone with two different eye colors, then you’ve seen what heterochromia looks like. Only three out of every five hundred people have it,...Read More »

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration?

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration?

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss for people over the age of 50. In AMD patients, vision loss occurs as the macula deteriorates over time. The macula is the part of the retina responsible for sharp,...Read More »

Blue Light and Our Eyes

Blue Light and Our Eyes

What is your routine as you get ready for bed? Most of our nightly routines include items like brushing teeth, taking out contact lenses, and washing our faces, but how many of us also make sure to check our smartphones for any last updates before...Read More »

Presbyopia, Bifocals, and Progressives

Presbyopia, Bifocals, and Progressives

Presbyopia is farsightedness caused by the increasing rigidity of the lens in the eye as we age. It affects nearly everyone older than 65, and for the 42 percent of Americans who are already nearsighted, this creates a complication. People who...Read More »

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Protecting our eyesight is one of the most basic things we can do to maintain a good quality of life. One in six adults deals with a sight-threatening eye problem, and many more than that will experience increasing vision loss with age. Leading...Read More »

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

The optic nerve is what transmits visual data from the eye to the brain. When the optic nerve is damaged, our vision suffers. A group of conditions that threaten the optic nerve is glaucoma. In the United States, glaucoma is the second most common...Read More »

Winter Is Here! Are Your Eyes Protected?

Winter Is Here! Are Your Eyes Protected?

When we think of sunburns, most of us probably imagine sandy beaches and summer heat, but we can get sunburned in any season, including winter. In fact, winter can be even more dangerous in some ways. Just because most of our skin is bundled up from...Read More »

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