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Why Your Dry Eye is Worse in Cold Weather

October 30, 2017
With cold weather right around the corner, its important that you do everything you can to keep yourself healthy. From chapped lips to influenza, there’s plenty of changes you have to make to keep yourself in tip-top shape. So, while you know to cover your cough and wash your hands frequently, what should you do if you’re dealing with […]
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Grab the Guac : How Avocados Help Your Eye Health

October 28, 2017
Don’t feel guilty about paying for the guacamole (we know it costs extra) or enjoying that avocado toast (it’s delicious). Partaking in the popular so-called “super-food” avocado is actually fantastic for more reasons than it’s scrumptiousness. Its super healthy, too! Nutrient dense and full of the good fat your body needs, avocados are an […]
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October is Contact Lens Safety Month

October 16, 2017
Prevent Blindness declared October as Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month. The goal is to educate the public on how to safely use contact lens products and the best methods for obtaining and caring for them. Approximately 46 million Americans use contact lenses, but not everyone realizes how contact lenses may increase their risk of […]
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Topics: Health, Contacts

Celebrate World Sight Day 2017

October 11, 2017
World Sight Day is October 12! This is an annual day of awareness meant to educate people on blindness and vision impairment worldwide. Optometry Giving Sight and the global optical industry offers its support – through the World Sight Day Challenge. This is a major fundraising campaign to raise money for projects like training healthcare […]
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Quick Tips for Better Eye Health

October 10, 2017
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Why Your Children Need an Eye Exam for School

August 22, 2017
Summer is coming to a close and that means school is back in session. For some school children, this means getting an eye exam. Many parents wonder why eye exams are required before you enter kindergarten or certain grades when they do not notice any issues with their children's eyes. Here are a few common issues we typically encounter that […]
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Are You Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21?

August 15, 2017
We are just a week away from one of the biggest celestial events in our lifetime. Mid-day on August 21, the first total solar eclipse to cross America since 1918 will occur. This phenomenon is caused by the moon passing directly between the Sun and Earth. While eclipses are relatively common (solar eclipses happening every 18 months or so), […]
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Topics: Eye Safety, Health, Eclipse, Fun

Too Much Screen Time? How to Deal with Digital Eye Strain

June 27, 2017
Have you ever gotten so engrossed playing on your phone, working on your desktop, or playing that new AAA title that you start to feel a little…funny? A headache, blurred vision, dry eyes, or neck and shoulder pain? If this sounds familiar to you, you may be experiencing digital eye strain. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to avoid the […]
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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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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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