News & Articles

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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Eye Myths and Truths

Can sitting too close to the TV really make you go blind? Do carrots actually help you see better? These are some of the most common questions/myths I hear.

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Announcing Two New Locations!

Dr. Torrey J Carlson and Associates, P.C. is expanding its group practice to LensCrafters in Bristol and also adding a new location in Knoxville at the LensCrafters in West Town Mall.

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