Things you need to know about color contact lenses

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Color contact lenses can be a great way to add variety to your style, looks, or costume (yes, for Halloween and many other occasions!). And you can wear color contacts that don’t have a prescription - they are what we call “plano” or zero-prescrip...

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About Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction causes an unstable tear film, limits clarity during eye examination and leads to decreased quality of vision. This condition can occur together with blepharitis and therefore can lead to inflammation, dry eye and/or sty...

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Ocular Allergies - and what you can do about them!

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Allergic eye symptoms, which tend to go hand in hand with nasal symptoms, affect between 20-25% of the population, this percentage being higher in children. The classic allergic symptoms are “itchy” watery eyes, increased redness of the white part...

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A Quick Overview About Laser Vision Correction

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There are now many options for improving your vision whether you are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism. Your best option may still be eyeglasses or contact lenses, but you may also be a candidate for LASIK. LASIK is the most popular of t...

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Our Aging Eyes - What to Expect

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Around the age of 40 you may experience increasing difficulty to focus on near objects or written material such as, reading a menu, threading a needle, reading fine print. This common condition is called Presbyopia. As we age, our eye muscles and ...

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What is Macular Degeneration?

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Macular Degeneration is the most common cause of irreversible loss of central vision for senior citizens, generally after age 50. Risk factors include, but are not limited to, increasing age, family history, fair complexion, light-colored irises, ...

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