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Upgrading Your Vision – Should I Get Contacts?

If you’re currently wearing glasses and find yourself consistently wondering, “should I get contacts?” it’s probably worth considering the many advantages of today’s contact lenses. Most people love the change from spectacles when they find out that contacts are safe to wear without the risk of surgery, they often offer better vision and more freedom…

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Choosing the Best Eyeglass Frame

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already chosen to request an eye exam and determined that you need new glasses. But which kind should you get when you visit your local family eye care center? Not all faces are created equal, and as a result, only some types of frames will look best on your…

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4 Common Symptoms of Keratoconus to Watch Out For

Light passes into the eye through the cornea, the eye’s transparent tissue in front. The shape of the cornea is like a dome, however, in rare cases, it bulges forward like a cone.  As a result, the distorted cornea does not adequately focus light, even with glasses and traditional soft contact lenses. This medical disease…

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The Best Contact Lenses Based on What Your Eyes are Telling You

These days, contact lenses are more popular than ever. With lenses for every type of vision condition –from myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia — there are more products than ever out there to satisfy consumer needs. At your eye exam, your eye doctor will determine based on your vision correction needs, eye health and personal…

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The Epidemic of Digital Eye Strain and How to Fix It

In today’s technology-powered world, more jobs, schools, and projects require digital screens to get work done. As a result, more people are experiencing digital eye strain symptoms. Children today are growing up with advanced technology at their fingertips. It seems as if children learn to use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet long before they can…

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What to Know Before your Digital Retinal Imaging Exam

What to Know Before your Digital Retinal Imaging There are many different parts of the eye that work together to create vision. The cornea, the dome-shaped surface covering the eye, bends incoming light. The colored part of the eye or the iris regulates the size of the pupil to control the amount of light that…

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Keratoconus treatment

Keratoconus Treatment Options and Diagnosis

Keratoconus is an eye condition where the front clear dome or cornea becomes distorted. The cornea helps to focus light into your eyes to produce the images you see. Keratoconus commonly begins during the teenage years and further affects vision into the twenties. People with the condition are affected when the cornea thins and distorts,…

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Scleral lenses

What are Scleral Lenses Used For?

If conventional contact lenses don’t work for you or you have had trouble wearing them, then scleral lenses may be your answer. These rigid gas permeable lenses are large and range from 14mm to 20mm diameter. They are aptly named as they cover the entire cornea (the transparent, dome-shaped covering over the colored part of…

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