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Proper Contact Lens Hygiene

Proper Contact Lens Hygiene

Contact lenses are excellent for patients who play sports, spend time outdoors, or for those who would simply like an alternative for glasses. When taken care of properly, contact lenses are a wonderful tool for correcting vision. I would like to discuss the...

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Floaters

Floaters

Nearly every day in clinic I have at least one patient mention that they see floaters in one or both of their eyes. I’ve heard them described as cobwebs, gnats or even TV static that moves around in their vision, and they are often more prominent in bright...

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Dry Eye

Dry Eye

“Doc, my eyes can’t be dry, because they’re always watering!” This is the one of the most common statements I hear in the clinic when I tell a patient their eyes are dry. Dry Eye Symptoms Itching Scratchy Gritty Burning Stinging Blurred vision Fluctuating vision...

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What kinds of glaucoma are there?

What kinds of glaucoma are there?

There are two major types of glaucoma. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma While there are many types of glaucoma, we’re going to focus on the main ones here. The most common type, primary open angle glaucoma, or POAG, is painless and often doesn’t cause vision changes (that...

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How to Safely Enjoy New Year’s Eve

How to Safely Enjoy New Year’s Eve

The new year is right around the corner and for many people that means opening bottles of champagne and shooting fireworks to celebrate with friends and family. What we often fail to realize is that there is some risk associated with these celebratory traditions. Did...

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What is Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma

The first reaction that I get when I discuss glaucoma with my patients is shock. Many of them have heard of this disease before and many of them worry that they will eventually become blind. While glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60 years old,...

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WHEN SHOULD CHILDREN GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

WHEN SHOULD CHILDREN GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

Healthy eyes and vision are so important, especially for children's development. That’s why it’s so important that they get their eyes checked regularly to detect vision problems or eye diseases and get early treatment. A child’s vision is usually first screened by a...

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD ADULTS GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

HOW OFTEN SHOULD ADULTS GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

Many eye diseases have no signs or symptoms, which is why it’s so important to have your eyes checked in order to maintain good vision and healthy eyes.The timing is based on age, health and risk of developing eye problems. If your eyes are healthy and your vision is...

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