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3 Ways to Give Your Eyes a Break From Your Phone

Staring at your phone all day isn’t just bad for your personal relationships, but it may be straining your vision as well. If you notice that you are getting frequent headaches or blurred vision after you stare at your Instagram account for too long, then we have some tips for you. Take Frequent Breaks Similar […]

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Good News Vs. Bad News: What to Know About Cataracts

Have you ever seen a cat or a dog with an eye that almost looks hazy and white like a cloud? If so, that animal had cataracts. As a condition that affects nearly all mammals, cataracts are one of the most common eye diseases that we see patients for here at our office. As a […]

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How To Get Your Kids Eyes Ready for School

The school year is just about to start, which means that if you are the parent of young kids, you’ve got your work cut out for you. In addition to buying new school supplies, clothes, and shoes, you also need to make sure that your child’s vision is in good shape. But how? Here at […]

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Kid’s Glasses

How to Help Your Child Pick Glasses They Will Wear

The last thing that you want is to have a kid who has a hard time seeing the television or the board at school. If you notice that your child is squinting, complaining of headaches, or rubbing their eyes then its time to take them into our office for an eye exam. During their eye […]

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3 Eye Problems Caused By Too Much Sun Exposure

Too much sun exposure won’t just make you see spots temporarily, but there may be permanent side effects if you’re not careful. Although wearing sunglasses is the best way for you to shield your eyes, sometimes people still get eye damage. But what kind of damage can be caused by too much sun? Let’s take […]

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What can sun damage do to your eyes?

You’ve been told since you were little to not stare into the sun or into the light because they can damage your vision, but what kind of damage would it actually cost? One of the things that we encourage your patients to do here at our office is to always leave the house wearing protective […]

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Don’t Just Exercise for Your Waistline: Exercise for Your Vision

Now that bikini and swimsuit season is here; exercise is a must. But, exercising isn’t just going to help you get that waistline you’ve been wanting, but it can help your vision as well. The more sedentary you are, the more likely you are to develop eye diseases like cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. […]

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How to Keep Your Eyes Safe from Chlorine This Summer

Do you remember swimming underwater with your eyes open when you were little, only to get out f the pool feeling like your eyes were on fire? When your eyes get chlorine in them, it actually strips away your tears which can make your eyes sensitive and vulnerable to getting things stuck in them. Before […]

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Why You Should Be Wary of Online Eye Exams

You can do just about everything and anything online these days. If you need some groceries, you can order them online. If you need just about anything else in the world, you can order it form online retailers like Amazon,. And, when it comes to optical exams, you can actually get them done online. Although […]

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Times Up: How to Tell If You Need Reading Glasses

The most common age related thing that we see people for here at our office is presbyopia which is when there’s some elasticity in the eye. But what on earth does any of that mean to you as a patient? It means that it might be time for you to get reading glasses. Before you […]

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