Category: Eye Health

digital retinal imaging

5 Diseases that a Digital Retinal Imaging Exam Detects

Detecting vision problems early on is far better than when serious complications arise. By then, it might be too late. Digital retinal imaging is a fast, efficient and painless method that eye doctors use to view inside the eyes and capture different changes, if any, that could indicate the presence of vision or other health… Read More

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Overwearing Your Contact Lenses: An Exploration

It is common for many contact lens wearers to become carefree and begin to improperly wear their contact lenses, thinking that there is no harm in overwearing them. They are wrong, and the ramifications can have devastating consequences that could lead to serious complications and uncomfortable side effects. While many people like the comfort and… Read More

Diagnostic Eye Exam

Why People with 20/20 Still Need an Eye Exam

If you’ve been told your vision is perfect, you may wonder, “Why do I need an eye exam?” It can feel unnecessary to take precious time out of your busy schedule, especially if you have 20/20 vision. However, even for those who have 20/20 vision, eye exams are an important part of your health care…. Read More

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The Real Solution to Your Nearsightedness: Corneal Refractive Therapy

Nearsightedness is one of the most common eye conditions. It affects many people and their ability to go about their everyday lives. While wearing glasses is the traditional treatment for nearsightedness, other treatment options exist, such as corneal refractive therapy. It’s important to understand how this therapy can improve your vision. The Impact of Nearsightedness… Read More

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5 Diseases that Cause Eye Conditions

A lot of us take our vision for granted. Even if we wear glasses or contacts, we may think we don’t need to get routine comprehensive professional eye exams because we’re okay with how our prescription is working for us. The problem with this belief is you may have an eye condition you are unaware… Read More

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Myths About How Your Daily Activities Effect Your Eye Health

When it comes to advice about maintaining eye health, it can be hard to differentiate between facts and fiction. Below, we clear up a few misconceptions about how your daily activities might be influencing your vision.     Myth #1: Staring at your computer will cause vision problems. We’ve all heard it: “don’t stare at… Read More

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Keratoconus: The Very Common But Mostly Unknown Eye Condition

Keratoconus is a progressive vision disease, meaning it gets worse over time. If you live with keratoconus, your cornea is thinner than normal and will begin to bulge as it thins even further. This distorted corneal shape deflects light as it’s processed by the eye, which directly causes distorted vision. Keratoconus can occur at any… Read More

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Vision After 40: 4 Signs You Might Need Progressive Lenses

Sometimes called no-line bifocals, progressive lenses pack three separate prescriptions into one lens. These glasses are used by many people over 40 due to natural aging eyes, called presbyopia. There are several reasons why people are opting for modern glasses, instead of traditional bifocal or trifocals. Here are four signs that you may want to… Read More

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The Pros and Cons of Disposable Daily Contact Lenses

There seems to always be a debate about which type of contact lens is the best choice. For many, disposable daily contact lenses are the obvious choice. They are convenient and more hygienic than long-term wear lenses–which are often reused for weeks or months. If you’re considering ditching your glasses, here’s what you need to… Read More

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Eye Allergies: Finding Relief for Red, Itchy, Watery eyes

There’s nothing worse than itchy, red, watery eyes. If you rub them, it only makes matters worse. Meanwhile, you might also find it difficult to concentrate or focus, making everyday tasks like reading or driving an arduous task. If you are suffering from eye redness, itchy or watery eyes, know that these symptoms are often… Read More

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