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What Can Employers Do to Promote Workplace Eye Wellness?

What Can Employers Do to Promote Workplace Eye Wellness?

Approximately 2,000 work-related eye injuries occur each day in the United States. In the workplace, there is also the risk of transmission of eye diseases due to direct exposure to droplets resulting from coughing and sneezing or accidentally touching the eyes with a...

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Essential Things to Know About Colored Contact Lenses

Essential Things to Know About Colored Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a safe and effective alternative to eyeglasses. Whether you are interested in clear or colored contacts, you’ll need to obtain a prescription from an eye specialist. Colored contact lenses can be used either for aesthetic purposes or correcting your...

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4 Things You Need to Know About Glaucoma

4 Things You Need to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is also known as the “silent thief of sight” because it is asymptomatic in the early stages, resulting in many people being unaware they have it. It currently affects more than three million people in the United States, with the National Eye Institute...

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Letting Your Eyes “Breathe”: Is It Necessary?

Letting Your Eyes “Breathe”: Is It Necessary?

You may have heard that your eyes need to “breathe” to preserve your eye health and vision. But is this actually true or just one of the many myths surrounding the visual organs? Your optometrist from Spectrum Eye Care answers the question below. The Importance of...

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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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