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Getting Your Eyes Ready for Allergy Season

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Eye Allergies Can Be Debilitating The spring season is in full swing. You know what that means, longer days, warmer weather, and more chances for outdoor activities. While spring is a great time to enjoy life and spend time outside, it also marks the beginning of allergy season. While not everyone suffers from seasonal allergies, a great many people do….

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Misconceptions About Contact Lenses

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Contact Lenses Are Perfectly Safe Our sense of sight is one of our most important senses. Without it, everyday activities, such as driving, reading and writing, making food, and getting dressed, would be extremely difficult or virtually impossible. While everyone wants clear vision, not everyone is blessed with 20/20 vision. Unfortunately, millions of people across the country need help seeing…

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How to Protect Yourself from Digital Eye Strain

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Digital Eye Strain Can Often Be Debilitating It seems that no matter where you go, you are regularly staring at a digital screen. Whether you are using it for work at the office or studying for an exam at school, digital screens have become a fixture in the lives of most people across the globe. You even use these screens…

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Stye vs. Chalazion

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A Stye and Chalazion Are Not the Same Plenty of conditions can plague your eyes. While some threaten the overall health of your eyes and your vision, some are less threatening. A lot of eye problems simply cause mild discomfort and can become aesthetically unappealing. However, even though these conditions don’t provide inherent dangers to your eyes on their own,…

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The History of Contact Lenses

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The Earliest Designs For Contacts Dates Back to the 1500s For centuries, scientists have worked diligently to find ways to correct vision issues to help people see better. Eyeglasses were created several hundred years ago in Italy. Even further back, people used gemstones as a way to magnify objects or texts. While eyeglasses have existed for hundreds of years, they weren’t the…

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How Vision Therapy Works

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Vision Therapy Retrains Your Visual System Your sense of sight is vital to ensure that you can successfully and safely go about your day. Without it, you would struggle to drive your car, read and write, cook meals, and so much more. Unfortunately, many conditions lead to vision issues. Whether they are diseases or refractive errors, not everyone is blessed…

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How to Maintain 20/20 Vision in 2020

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You Can Do a Lot to Protect Your Vision We are officially in a new year, and what better year is there than 2020 to focus on maintaining 20/20 vision?! If you aren’t aware, 20/20 vision is universally considered by many to be the standard for good eyesight.  While it isn’t necessarily perfect vision, it is what most eye doctors…

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Early Signs of Vision Problems

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It’s Crucial to Recognize Any Vision Issues As you get older, your vision is one of the first things that begins to worsen and decline. Regardless if you have lived your entire life with a vision problem, or your vision has been relatively flawless, you will still experience a decline in your vision as you get older. It is perfectly…

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How Family History Affects your Vision

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Heredity Can Impact Your Vision One of your most important senses is your vision. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to drive to and from work, read and write, prepare meals, and much more. Your overall quality of life would be drastically reduced if your vision were to wane or you went blind. Countless conditions and diseases can lead to…

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All the Important Parts of Eyeglasses

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Glasses Have Many Important Pieces Your sight is an important part of how you live life. Far too many people take this sense for granted. They don’t realize how much of their life requires good vision. From reading and writing to driving a car, poor vision would certainly reduce your quality of life. Unfortunately, millions of people across the United…