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Debunking Common Myths About Eyeglasses

Debunking Common Myths About Eyeglasses

An estimated 64% of adults in the U.S. wear eyeglasses to correct their eyesight. However, many people still have misconceptions about eyeglasses. Find out the truth behind common myths about eyeglasses in today's post from your trusted optometrist at Spectrum Eye...

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Dos and Don’ts When Wearing Scleral Contact Lenses

Dos and Don’ts When Wearing Scleral Contact Lenses

Scleral contact lenses are a great option for people with unique eye care concerns that make regular contact lenses impractical. To ensure that your scleral contact lenses are maintained properly, Spectrum Eye Care, a top provider of contact lenses and eyeglasses, is...

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Menopause and Eyesight: What to Expect

Menopause and Eyesight: What to Expect

Menopause is a natural process that affects women between the ages of 45 and 55 on average. Menopause can affect many parts of the body due to hormone changes, and the eyes are no exception. Today, Spectrum Eye Care discusses how menopause may affect your eyes and...

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Making Your Eyeglasses Fit Snugly

Making Your Eyeglasses Fit Snugly

Eyeglasses are one of the most common vision correction tools. However, they need to fit properly to be comfortable. In today's post, Spectrum Eye Care, a top optometrist in the region, shares what you need to know about ensuring a proper fit for your eyeglasses. Size...

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Essential Do’s and Don’ts for Wearing Contact Lenses

Essential Do’s and Don’ts for Wearing Contact Lenses

According to the CDC, more than 40 million people in America wear contact lenses, and as many as 90 percent of these individuals do not follow proper eye care instructions. This has the potential to cause infection, irritation, and, in the worst case, permanent vision...

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Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight While Reading

Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight While Reading

If you are an avid reader, you are probably familiar with eye strain, especially when the lighting in the room is inadequate. Reading in the dark does not actually cause eye damage, but it may contribute to eye strain and headaches. In this post, a...

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Are Blue Eyes Really More Sensitive to Sun Damage?

Are Blue Eyes Really More Sensitive to Sun Damage?

Eyes become a lighter color when they lack pigment or melanin. It is the reason some people have blue eyes and those with more melanin have darker ones. Moreover, many believe that blue-eyed individuals are more prone to eye damage due to the sun. Find out if this is...

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After a Laser Eye Surgery: What Are the Things to Expect?

After a Laser Eye Surgery: What Are the Things to Expect?

Laser or LASIK eye surgery is a procedure that can be completed in around 30 minutes. It corrects refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, and has a considerably fast recovery time. Once you have completely healed, you may not need to wear eyeglasses anymore....

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What Can You Expect During a Pediatric Eye Exam?

What Can You Expect During a Pediatric Eye Exam?

Your child’s vision and eye health play a major role in their development. They affect how their performance at school and in play. Regular visits to the eye doctor can keep you track of your child’s eye health. It also helps in the early detection and treatment of...

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How To Protect Your Eyes When Out Swimming

How To Protect Your Eyes When Out Swimming

Now that summer is here, you and your family are spending a lot of time in the water. What you probably didn’t know is that your skin isn’t the only part of your body that can get burned by the sun. There is a condition known as photokeratitis or corneal sunburn that,...

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How To Prevent Uv Damage to Your Eyes

How To Prevent Uv Damage to Your Eyes

Not many people are aware of this, but your skin isn’t the only thing on your body that can be burned by too much exposure to the sun. Your eyes can also be severely sunburned if you do not take care to protect them when you are out and about during the day. So, in...

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