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How Astigmatism is Detected During Eye Exams

May 21, 2018
Have you ever wondered what the numbers on your contact lens box mean?[…]

UVA and UVB: What The Terms Mean and What They Mean For You

May 17, 2018
Summer time means a few of your favorite outdoor activities are about to come back into full swing. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, gardening, or some other activity, it’s important to always wear your sunglasses when you plan on being outside for an extended period of time. Sunglasses do an array of good for your eyes, like protecting […]

5 Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam This Summer

May 14, 2018
Summer is just around the corner! That means long days, short nights, plenty of warm weather, and numerous outdoor activities. School will be out, which means there is plenty of free time for activities with family and friends that would normally be put on hold for the school year.[…]

Wear Your Swimming Goggles to Protect Your Eyes

May 10, 2018
With warmer temperatures on the way, it’ll finally be time to spend some time outside in the sun. There’s plenty to do, but one thing that’s only available for a few months is the swimming pool. It’s tempting to spend all day making laps or hanging out with friends and family. Maybe you’ll get into a splashing contest or someone will dunk […]

Summer is Around the Corner! 4 Fun Facts About Sunglasses

May 07, 2018
Warm nights, long days, and cool shades! Summer is the time of year when rolling out designer sunglasses is common practice—the rays are much more intense, so we have more reason to wear sunglasses for longer periods of time.[…]

5 Ways Allergies Can Affect Your Eyes

May 03, 2018
Allergy season is coming right back up, with trees and flowers in full bloom because of the warm weather that’s been gracing the U.S. these last few weeks. Even if it’s not totally warm yet, the pollen is still going to come out and your allergies will flare up. This can mean issues with your lungs and nose, but what about your eyes? They […]

'Vision For Life' Means Eye Care at Every Age

April 26, 2018
Taking care of your body is a lifelong process. It may seem obvious that once you have become older, doctor visits and annual examinations become more imperative. However, your physical body isn’t the only part of you that ages—your eyes do too! They are included as part of your body, but we often forget that they need the same maintenance […]

What Does 2020 Vision Mean?

April 23, 2018
What does it mean to have 2020 vision? It’s where your vision should be at if your eyes have average seeing ability. You can see an object 20 feet away from you that the “normal” person is able to make out. You don’t need the assistance of glasses or contacts because your vision is right on par with where it should be.[…]

6 Things You Can Do Every Day for Better Vision Health

April 19, 2018
Vision health is one thing many of us never consider in our everyday lives. We think about diet and exercise when people ask how to be healthier, but what about making your eyes healthy specifically? While these go hand-in-hand at times, there are specific steps you can take to improve your vision health. Here are 6 things you can do every […]

4 Contact Lens Problems and How to Fix Them

April 16, 2018
Having glasses or contacts requires special attention when it comes to maintenance. There are many things that can go wrong with either one, especially contacts. Glasses may break or have missing screws in the frames, but contacts present a unique set of challenges. After all, they are very delicate and flimsy, and they must be cleaned and […]