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Prescriptions for Contact Lenses vs. Eyeglasses

Prescriptions for Contact Lenses vs. Eyeglasses

Wearing either eyeglasses or contact lenses offer a safe and simple way to correct refractive errors, such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and presbyopia (aging of the eye lens). Are you wearing both? Then you’ve probably wondered if their...

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4 Workplace Eye Wellness Best Practices for Employees

4 Workplace Eye Wellness Best Practices for Employees

Work-related eye injuries are not limited to those working in the landscaping, construction, and machinery repair industries. In today’s hi-tech society, employees spend a majority of their time staring at a computer screen, making them more susceptible to vision...

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What to Know about Blocked Tear Ducts

What to Know about Blocked Tear Ducts

Blocked tear ducts prevent your tears from draining normally, which can leave you with a watery and irritated eye. The obstruction of the tear drainage system could be partial or complete. While this condition is common in newborns and gets better in the first year of...

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Eye Diseases That Can Be Caught Through Retinal Imaging

Eye Diseases That Can Be Caught Through Retinal Imaging

Technology is such a wonderful thing, especially when it is being used in detecting and treating diseases. Retinal imaging, for instance, has been helpful in catching a variety of eye diseases such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment,...

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You Should Get an Eye Exam Once Every Two to Three Years

You Should Get an Eye Exam Once Every Two to Three Years

Eye exams are needed before using vision correction devices or before undergoing procedures like LASIK eye surgery. The problem is, the human brain has incredible adaptability. Normally, this trait is helpful but when it comes to vision, you’ll find your brain...

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What’s In a Contact Lens Prescription?

What’s In a Contact Lens Prescription?

Just like eyeglasses, your contact lenses are considered a medical device. As such, you will need a prescription before you can buy or use one. Even Plano or contact lenses used only for color and cosmetic purposes must be fitted correctly and prescribed by a...

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Keep Your Eyes Healthy With These Daily Habits

Keep Your Eyes Healthy With These Daily Habits

There are numerous daily things and habits that can increase the risk of eye infection and disease; in fact, it can be as simple as forgetting to wash your hands before wearing contacts or eyeglasses. One way to reduce such risks is by following certain eye care...

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The Risks of Frequent Eye Drop Usage

The Risks of Frequent Eye Drop Usage

When you have eye issues such as dryness and irritation, you’ll naturally think of using eye drops to treat them. They’re readily available and provide a short-term solution to some eye problems. However, using it frequently may cause more problems later on. For...

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Encouraging Your Child to Wear Their Eyeglasses

Encouraging Your Child to Wear Their Eyeglasses

Vision correction is usually most effective when you start early. This is why your eye doctor may prescribe glasses to children who demonstrate less than stellar vision acuity. Unfortunately, kids and glasses are often a bad combination. Finicky children may find the...

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Quick Exercises to Help Relieve Your Eye Strain

Quick Exercises to Help Relieve Your Eye Strain

With a growing number of people working at home as part of today’s “new normal,” eye strain from staring at screens has become more prevalent. It can be caused by any number of reasons but, thankfully, there are some relaxation exercises you can do to alleviate eye...

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Vision Changes That Might Lead to Blindness

Vision Changes That Might Lead to Blindness

Avoiding vision changes is one of the primary intentions of eye care. Healthy eyes are not supposed to experience vision changes. These are alterations to your eyes’ normal ability to see. Some of the common vision changes include blurry eyesight, cloudy vision,...

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Myths About LASIK Exposed

Myths About LASIK Exposed

The most preferred refractive surgery in the U.S. is LASIK eye surgery. Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis is a popular laser vision correction option for those with myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism. Despite LASIK’s success over the years, however, it is still the...

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