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Cataract Surgery: How it Can Improve Your Vision and Your Life

Cataract Surgery: How it Can Improve Your Vision and Your Life A cataract, simply put, is the cloudy build up of natural proteins of the lens of the eye causing vision loss that cannot be corrected with prescription glasses, contact lenses, or corneal refractive surgery (i.e. Lasik). A healthy lens is clear but the cloudiness [...]

Video Games & Eyesight

HOW CAN VIDEO GAMES AFFECT YOUR VISION? Video games have become increasingly popular since there inception in the 1980’s. They require the player to stare at the screen over long playing periods, giving the player little time to rest their eyes. It equates to working at the computer too long and developing Computer Vision Syndrome [...]

2017-05-16T13:14:57+00:00 Eye Safety, Tips|

Sunglasses – Fashion or Protection

Sunglasses are so much more than fashion accessories....They protect your eyes. When you slip on your favorite pair of shades every time you leave the house, there’s so much more going on than meets the eye. There are so many reasons to put those sunglasses on apart from how they look. They should be worn [...]

2017-05-01T09:30:33+00:00 Eye Safety, Glasses, Tips|

Swimming & Contact Lenses

Should You Swim With Your Contact Lenses? If  you wear contact lens and decide to take a swim, it is safer for your eye health to remove the contact lenses before diving in. Swimming pool water is chlorinated to keep it sanitized. The chlorine helps reduce water-borne bacteria and viruses and prevent pathogens and disease [...]

Why is an Annual Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam Important?

I See Fine...Why Do I Need An Eye Exam? A comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be certain your eyes are healthy. During your examination, each eye is closely inspected for vision problems and eye diseases. Since many eye diseases do not present early warning signs, the pupils are dilated to enable [...]

Eye Allergy Tips

Know Your Eyes Do you think you have allergies and are they  making your eyes red and puffy?  Millions of Americans suffer with the condition, also called allergic conjunctivitis. If you need immediate relief, a cold compress can give you a quick fix. But for long-term relief, you need to know what triggers your [...]

Pregnancy and Vision

Can pregnancy affect my vision? Pregnancy does crazy things to a woman's body and YES it can even affect your vision. The changes that are occurring in hormones, blood circulation, metabolism, and fluid retention can all impact your eyes and your eyesight during pregnancy. Water retention not only can make your ankles swell, but it [...]