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Vision Care

  • 10 Signs That It’s Time For A New Glasses Prescription

    Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way our eyes could give us a loud-and-clear message that our glasses or contact lens prescription is no longer cutting it? As it is, changes to our eyesight can be so subtle that it’s often not until we have an annual eye exam that we realize our […]

    Continue Reading February 17, 2020

  • Do You Know What An Eye Exam Can Reveal About Your Heart?

    Valentine’s Day comes and goes, but there’s one sure way to honor your heart any time of the year. And even for all the chocolate and roses in the world, you probably wouldn’t guess that the way to your heart just might be an eye exam. But it’s true, a trip to your eye doctor […]

    Continue Reading February 14, 2020

  • What Would Vision Loss From Glaucoma Really Look Like?

    Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, and it’s estimated that the prevalence of glaucoma in the U.S. will reach over 3-million this year. Although more people are expected to have glaucoma as the U.S. population ages, that doesn’t mean each person with the condition will suffer blindness.  In fact, vision loss […]

    Continue Reading February 5, 2020

  • 3 Insider Tips From An Eye Doctor If You Wear Contacts & Have Dry Eyes

    As awareness about dry eye syndrome grows, more and more people are speaking up about the uncomfortable symptoms of dry, stinging, burning, gritty, red, or watery eyes. One recent study estimates that approximately 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with dry eye syndrome, while there are still many others who say they do suffer from […]

    Continue Reading November 20, 2019

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    What Are The Early Signs & Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy?

    November isn’t just the right time to rake leaves or plan your Thanksgiving festivities: It’s also Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month and a perfect time to think about how your diabetes and your eyesight go hand in hand. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common form of diabetic eye disease and the leading cause of blindness […]

    Continue Reading November 12, 2019

  • What’s The Difference Between Dry & Wet Macular Degeneration?

    Many people have heard about macular degeneration but aren’t sure what the disease means until it affects a loved one, or themselves. It’s important to know about macular degeneration—referred to as Age-Related Macular Degeneration or AMD by eye doctors— because it affects nearly 2 million Americans and is a leading cause of vision loss in […]

    Continue Reading November 6, 2019

  • Why Teens & Young Adults Who Wear Contacts Should Switch To Daily Lenses

    “Ulcers” and “eyes”—those aren’t two words you ever want to hear used in the same sentence.  Yet people who wear their contact lenses for too long risk that and more.  Who’s especially prone? Those teens and young adults whose late nights and chaotic schedules give them more than the usual temptation to nod off without […]

    Continue Reading September 2, 2019