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In this blog post, we’ll shed light on some of the frequently asked questions about presbyopia, from its causes and symptoms to the latest in treatment options. Whether you’re just starting to hold menus at arm’s length or have been struggling with reading glasses for years, we’ll provide essential insights into managing life with presbyopia.
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Understanding the difference between dry eyes and eye allergies is crucial for both comfort and choosing the right treatment, especially if you’re a contact lens wearer.
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Contact lenses are nothing short of revolutionary. Since their inception, they've allowed millions of people to experience the world without the physical...

Diabetes is a huge and growing problem - health professionals claim that one in every nineteen people on the planet is plagued by the...
Braille contact lens technology is one of the latest innovations.

Researchers in Israel are working on a special kind of contact lens that they say will could enable the blind to see. The contact...

While contact lenses are a convenient alternative to glasses, they can also present serious health problems if used improperly. In a first-of-its-kind study, the...
Eyebrows and eyelashes are important parts of our eyes.

If you’re a woman, you may only think of your eyelashes and eyebrows as a means to accentuate and beautify your eyes – perfectly...
Did you know Botox could be good for the eyes?

Although the drug form of botulinum toxin – most commonly referred to as Botox – is best known as a wrinkle treatment, the Food...

Although viral “pink eye” sounds terrifying, it’s one of the most common and easily treated eye conditions in children and adults. Also referred to...
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They say that eyes are the windows to the soul. That may be true if you’re very skilled at reading body language and eye...
Dry eyes could be a symptom of menopause.

When most people think about menopause, symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats and moodiness come to mind. But did you know dry eyes affect...
3D-printed eye cells could one day cure blindness.

The 21st century has seen the inception and growth in popularity of 3D printing. With well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, and engineering, the technology...

If you’ve ever come home from the beach looking like a lobster, you’re aware of the damage the sun can do to your skin....
Basic eye anatomy includes the lens, cornea, and iris.

Sight, like the other four senses, is closely related to the other parts of our anatomy – particularly the brain. The eye works in...
An ipad app can actually improve your vision.

What if there was a way to improve your vision using a $5.99 iPad app? While it might sound too good to be true,...
If you can't see the number, you might be suffering from colorblindness.

Color blindness is the decreased ability to see certain colors or changes in color. It is also known as color deficiency. People who are...

More than 25 million people worldwide are affected by age-related macular degeneration and cataracts, which is the leading cause of blindness in those over...
Soothing your eyes during an allergy attack is important.

People who have allergies tend to focus on finding quick solutions for symptoms like sneezing, sniffling, and nasal congestion, but what about itchy, burning,...
Paying attention to your contact lens expiration can help prevent eye irritation and infections.

As with over-the-counter drugs and prescription medication, contact lenses have an expiration date—usually one to three years from the date the lenses were manufactured....
If you're experiencing vision problems during pregnancy, they could be normal!

Most pregnant women expect morning sickness, lower back pain, changes in appetite, and swollen feet, but what about changes in vision? Fluctuations in hormones...

Computer eye strain is the number one eye-related complaint in the United States, and it’s no wonder – the average American adult spends nine...

Introduction  What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a flaw in the curvature of your eye’s cornea or lens causing issues...

Astigmatism is one of the most common refractive errors. In the US, about 1 in 3 people (or approximately 33% of the...
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“How often do I need to get an eye exam?” is a question many people ask, whether they have clear vision or...

Intro  Many of us have gone through incredible lifestyle changes in the last year, especially adjusting to working or...

A normal cornea is perfectly symmetrical like a dome and has matching curves in all directions. When an individual has astigmatism, their...

Under normal circumstances, contact lenses provide people with clear and crisp vision. However, every individual has likely experienced blurry vision at one...

If you are prone to allergies or have sensitive eyes, most seasons can feel like allergy season. In the spring, pollen from...

Do you have a child with a diagnosed refractive error? Are you wondering if they can wear contact lenses?

Your eyes have color just like everyone else, but have you ever thought about what exactly gives your eyes their color? At...
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Eye allergies are common in the United States. And if you wear contact lenses, you may experience worse eye allergy symptoms than someone who...
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Perhaps the most common misconception about contact lenses is that they can get stuck or lost behind the eye. Many people, especially new contact...
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A comprehensive eye exam can reveal eye issues. However, they can do much more than that. Comprehensive eye exams can also show...