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Smart Contact Lenses?

Smart Contact Lenses?

It wasn’t so long ago that the idea of a smart contact lens seemed like the stuff of science fiction, but it’s pretty close to becoming science fact. What exactly are smart contact lenses, and what would they be for? Let’s take a look at a few...Read More »

August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Along with school supply shopping and purchasing those back-to-school items, it's time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for your children. Conveniently, August is designated as Children's Eye Health and Safety Month. Your child's eye...Read More »

Active Lifestyle for Healthy Eyes

Active Lifestyle for Healthy Eyes

One of the best things you can do to keep your eyes healthy is to keep your body active! Exercising helps us get stronger, stay in shape, and feel great. An active lifestyle is essential for our overall health, with benefits such as reducing our...Read More »

Eye Exams for Children: Why They're Important

Eye Exams for Children: Why They're Important

A brief examination of your child's eyes and a vision screening by a pediatrician or family practice doctor is not a substitute for an eye exam performed by an eye doctor. Only optometrists and ophthalmologists have the advanced training and clinical...Read More »

Convincing Your Child That Glasses Rule

Convincing Your Child That Glasses Rule

Wearing glasses for the first time can be a difficult adjustment for any child. Being able to see clearly might not always seem worth it to them compared to how strange the glasses feel on their nose and ears or what their peers think, so what can...Read More »

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

Have you been keeping an eye out for the best vitamins for maintaining healthy vision? The two most important ones for promoting eye health and preventing vision loss are vitamin A and beta-carotene. What are these vitamins and what makes them so...Read More »

Wishing You a Safe and Fun 4th of July

Wishing You a Safe and Fun 4th of July

  While there are all kinds of fun community gatherings and festivals this time of year, the celebration of Independence Day can have some downsides. Fireworks can be distressing to pets and to many people – especially young children and...Read More »

All About Polarized Sunglasses

All About Polarized Sunglasses

When sunlight strikes flat surfaces, the light reflected by those surfaces tends to become polarized and creates a beam effect that can be quite intense, making it difficult to see. Sometimes this is just uncomfortable or annoying, but in some cases...Read More »

Finding Your Perfect Summer Shades

Finding Your Perfect Summer Shades

Summer is a great time to get some cool sunglasses and relax on the beach, but we should really be wearing our sunglasses all year. Choosing the right pair of sunglasses is a little more complicated than finding the ones that best suit your style....Read More »

Seeing Stars? Could Be An Ocular Migraine

Seeing Stars? Could Be An Ocular Migraine

If you’ve ever had a series of bright, flickering lights gradually obscure your vision and then go away, you might have had an ocular migraine. We typically think of migraines as the painful headaches that affect about 10 percent of the U.S....Read More »

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