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Why Glaucoma Testing is More Important As You Age

March 30, 2017
Glaucoma damages the optic nerve and left untreated, can cause permanent blindness. When high intraocular pressure is present, it can signal glaucoma. Because pressure in the eye may not feel like an immediate medical emergency, many people wait to see their optometrist. Not seeking treatment can be damaging. But, it's hard to seek […]
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Topics: Glaucoma

Finding Designer Frames That Fit Your Outfit and Haircut

March 27, 2017
Most things in life come down to fit. You and your significant other have to fit together. You and your career must be a good fit (same for you and your employer). You have to find friends that fit your lifestyle and personality. You need to find a neighborhood and home that have the right fit. When it comes to designer frames: fit is it. […]
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Topics: Fashion

Eye Allergies Are Now in Season

March 23, 2017
During the winter months, cold symptoms don't feel out of place. A red, runny nose and congestion feel understandable when you can see your breath in the frigid winter air. Plus, it's the perfect weather to fight a cold. You can curl up on the couch, surround yourself in blankets, and sip on tea before knocking yourself out with NyQuil.  […]
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How Designer Glasses Complete Your Look

March 20, 2017
What goes into a 'look'? For some, it's the right clothes. For others, the right attitude (confidence can really spice up an outfit). No matter how you define it, glasses can help complete your look. Glasses are the perfect accessory to help define your style and pull your look together. What makes glasses so important to your look? […]
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Topics: Fashion

Show Your St. Patty's Pride With Colored Contacts

March 16, 2017
St. Patrick's Day is almost here! Are you ready to bust out your best green outfit and hit the town? St. Patrick's Day is about revelry (plus some important history) and a big part of that celebratory spirit is looking the part. Without a dash of green in your outfit and accessories to match, how will others know that you're ready to share […]
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Topics: Community

Shaquille O'Neal Eyewear is Larger Than Life

March 13, 2017
Shaquille O'Neal is big. Did you notice? In case it slipped past you, Shaq helpfully donned these monikers over the years: The Big Aristotle, The Big Daddy, The Big Shaqtus, The Big Banana, The Big Agave, The Big Shamrock, The Big eQuotatious, The Big Galactus, The Big Felon, The Big Field General, The Big Maravich, The Big Conductor, The […]
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Topics: Fashion

Save Your Vision Month: Why You Need A Yearly Eye Exam

March 09, 2017
It's Save Your Vision Month and the message is simple: you need a yearly eye exam.  Getting a comprehensive vision exam each year is a critical part of your health care regimen. Without it, you're missing out on ways to maintain and improve your vision. What's more, you could be missing even bigger health issues that an optometrist can help […]
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8 Things You Need to Know About Workplace Eye Wellness

March 06, 2017
Your eyes are precious. The importance of your vision can't be overstated and your ability to see well has a considerable effect on your quality of life. Despite this, workplace eye wellness doesn't get the attention it needs and deserves. While there are some jobs where the need for protection is obvious (like in a chemistry lab), there […]
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Topics: Eye Safety

National Nutrition Month: Food For Sight

March 02, 2017
It's National Nutrition Month! Making better food choices can improve every aspect of your health, including your vision. While maintaining and improving your eyesight is a lifelong, comprehensive process (with a BIG assist from your friendly neighborhood optometrist), eating a diet packed with healthful nutrients is one way to take control […]
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Topics: Health