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Diabetes and its effects on the Eyes

Diabetes causes an abnormal increase in blood sugar levels. This abnormal sugar level can cause all kinds of damage to the body including the eyes. There is a variety of eye conditions that fall under the category of “diabetic eye disease.”

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Red-Eyes in Pictures

We’ve all experienced taking photographs in which everyone ends up with red devil eyes. it’s simply the effect of light reflecting on the retina of the eye.

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Ask The Eye Doctor, Volume 3

Q: Can I get away with cheap reading glasses instead of paying for expensive prescription lenses? Q: What is the strangest thing you have seen? Q: Are progressive lenses better than bifocals?

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Sports Eye Safety Awareness

A sports injury can happen literally in the blink of an eye. (Corny I know…) And with an estimated 42,000 sports-related eye injuries each year according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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How to Avoid Ripping Contacts Lenses

It can be very frustrating to tear a contact lens. Most doctors and patients choose soft contact lenses because the soft lens material is very comfortable and is able to let a great deal of oxygen to the cornea keeping them healthy.

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What Do Infants See?

One of our technicians; Michelle just gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. The first time she looked into Bentley’s eyes can be one of the most memorable moments of her life… But, what does he see?

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Struggling at 3-D Movies?

From Star Wars to the newly released Jungle Book Movie and Captain America, 3-D movies are becoming very popular. If you see a 3-D movie and struggle, this may be a sign of a bigger problem.

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What is Monovision?

This is a common question we get from our patients. Monovision is a treatment often prescribed for people age 40 and older who are affected by presbyopia.

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Are Regular Eye Exams Important After LASIK?

Many LASIK eye surgery candidates question if they need to continue seeing an eye doctor after they have their procedure. After all, you could have 20/20 vision or better after surgery, which means there’s no point in getting regular eye exams, right? Wrong. Even after LASIK surgery it is important to get a comprehensive eye exam at least every one to two years.

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