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What Constitutes an Eye Emergency?

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Eye Injuries Can Cause Permanent Vision Loss For such an integral part of your body, your eyes are extremely sensitive. They may provide you with the vision you need to complete everyday activities like driving, reading, and writing, but they can suffer injuries easily. Even the simplest of things can lead to an eye emergency. Being so sensitive, you need…

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How Does Orthokeratology Work?

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Ortho-K Helps Treat Myopia and Other Refractive Errors Millions of Americans suffer from refractive errors. These errors often lead to blurry or distorted vision, making it difficult to complete even the simplest of tasks. Reading, writing, and driving a car all become difficult. Depending on the refractive error, you might struggle to see up close or far away. From nearsightedness…

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August is National Eye Exam Month 

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Eye Exams Are Vital to the Health of Your Eyes August is finally here! This month usually signals that summer is coming to an end. That doesn’t mean the temperature looks to go down anytime soon. The sun continues to beat down on us, raising temperatures to the triple digits here in Texas. The sun’s UV rays are still high,…

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What You Need to Know About Astigmatism

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Astigmatism Impacts Millions Globally Unfortunately, the world is full of diseases and conditions that affect how well we see and even threaten to steal our vision permanently. Some occur at birth, while others develop as you grow older. Regardless, these conditions complicate life. After all, your vision is vital to complete most of life’s tasks. Whether it’s a degenerative disease…

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Foods to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

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A Healthy Diet Can Save Your Vision Many things play a role in your overall health. One of the most integral parts of ensuring you are healthy is eating a nutritious diet. By eating the appropriate foods, you can prevent potentially harmful diseases and conditions. However, what you eat also has an impact on your eye health. Just like the…

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Eye Safety and the Fourth of July

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Fireworks Can Lead to Permanent Eye Damage As we continue further and further into summer, we inch closer to the Fourth of July. The Fourth of July is one of the most popular holidays of the year within the United States. After all, it celebrates our country’s birth. It’s a time for families and friends to get together for Fourth…

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Celebrating National Sunglasses Day

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Sunglasses Can Save Your Eyes It’s hard not to love spending the day outside, soaking up the sun. That couldn’t be truer than in the summer. After all, the days are longer, and the weather is warmer. While many of us can’t wait to enjoy these next few months of summer, too many people don’t understand the danger the sun…

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How Does Pool Chlorine Affect Your Eyes?

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Chlorine Can Impact Your Eyes As we quickly approach summer, more and more people are going to be jumping into swimming pools to escape the heat. After all, pools are the best way to cool off and have a good time in the summer. As people begin flocking towards pools, it’s vital to remember the dangers pool chlorine presents to…

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Recognizing Vision Issues in Children

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Children Can’t Always Express Their Vision Issues As children grow older, their bodies develop at rapid rates. In just months, they grow several inches and learn new skills while improving the skills they’ve already acquired. As their bodies develop, one area of development for them is their vision. A child’s vision is crucial to their overall development. It helps them…

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COVID-19 and Eye Doctors

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COVID-19 Has Impacted All Business, Including Eye Care The entire planet is currently facing an unprecedented crisis, the likes we have not experienced in modern history. A novel coronavirus officially referred to as COVID-19 has quickly spread across the globe, threatening the lives of millions. In December 2019, COVID-19 first emerged from a food market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province,…