Eye Health

Sun for Everyone

Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but their most important job is to protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Some of the sun’s effects on the eyes include: Cataracts, a clouding of the eye’s lens that can blur vision. An estimated 20% of cases are caused by extended UV exposure over a life time. …

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The Connection Between Your Child’s Vision and Learning

Most people think that good “vision” means 20/20 acuity.  But, vision is much more complex.  Your brain completes the processing of the visual world around you and visual processing disorders can be present even when there is no evidence of a vision problems.     Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated …

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Winter Dry Eyes

Winter can be very challenging. If you suffer from dry eyes; Dry, cool air, cold winds, and indoor heating can cause eye irritation, burning, itchiness and redness, and sometimes even excessively watery eyes- as reflex tears are produced to compensate for the dryness. Many people have a feeling that they have something in their eye …

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PATIENT’S BAD CONTACT LENS HABITS AND WHY THEY ARE A PROBLEM

If you’re one of the millions of contact lens wearers, you went through a short instructional lecture on care. For example:  When removing your contact lenses, wash your hands with soap and water before drying them with a lint-free cloth or paper towel. Then, take the contact lens out of your eye before gently rubbing …

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