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What No One Tells You About Blurry Vision

If objects are out of focus or you’re experiencing blurry vision, you may have a refractive error. Refractive errors are more commonly known as farsightedness or nearsightedness. Blurred vision can be an inconvenient symptom that people cope with.  Blurred vision can lead to trouble driving or seeing road signs, seeing far away object such as movie theater screens, or completing …

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How to Prepare for a Contact Lens Exam

For many people with vision issues, contact lenses are a great tool for improving their sight. They are a perfect solution for patients who do not want to wear eyeglasses all the time or have LASIK surgery. However, the process for finding the right contact lenses can be confusing and intimidating to first time contacts patients. An especially intimidating part …

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How to tell if you need a new contact lens prescription

There are a number of ways to tell if you need a new contact lens prescription. Contact lenses are medical devices that require you to have a prescription. Contact lens prescriptions and eyeglass prescriptions are different, as it is important that you find the correct lenses for your unique eyes. You should have your eyes checked annually to ensure that …

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A Guide to Keeping Your Eyeglasses Clean

Eyeglasses require special care, and you want to make sure that you keep them clean without ware and tare. Here are a few steps to follow if you’re looking for a way to keep your glasses clean:  Wash your hands first. Before you begin to wash the glasses, ensure that your hands don’t have lotion, grime or dirt on them. The …

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When Looking For New Glasses, Quality Matters

What to look for in lenses Most people believe all eyeglass lenses are the same, that it does not matter what kind of lenses you purchase, just as long as they can improve your eyesight. This is not necessarily the case. When buying new eyeglasses the quality of sight, they allow you to have is not the only factor you …

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Most Popular Eye Glasses Frames In 2019

Eyeglass Frames have become a piece of everyday style. Every face shape and personality has a style that works best. The trends tend to span across the variety of beautiful, diverse faces that use them. The new 2019 trends are crossing vintage with modern. Here are a few ideas to inspire your next pair. Tortoiseshells Patterned tortoiseshell eyeglass frames are …

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Your Computer Screen’s Effect on Your Eyes

As technology continues to grow and be a big part of our daily lives, you may find yourself spending a lot of time in front of a computer screen. Whether you are needing to stare at the computer for work or personal use, prolonged staring has several effects on your eyes.  This is called Computer Vision Syndrome, or CVC.  CVC describes the …

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Simple Guide for Reading Your Eyeglass Prescription

After getting a comprehensive eye exam and finding out you need vision correction, you may find yourself confused on what your eyeglass prescription means. Your optometrist should tell you whether you’re nearsighted, farsighted, or if you have an astigmatism. However, beyond your diagnosis, the abbreviated words on your prescription are a mystery to many patients. So, what does it all really mean? Use …

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Ever Wonder Why Your Eyes Water? Here’s Why.

Do you ever find yourself wondering why your eyes randomly water? Although tears are important and not only keep our eyes hydrated but also help keep foreign bodies out of our eyes, overly watery eyes is annoying. Here are a few reasons why your eyes could potentially be watering, along with a quick remedy to use when it happens. Weather Weather …