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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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Probiotics and Your Eyes?

Probiotics are live microorganisms that are consumed because of their health effects. Probiotics are being hailed to help treat gastrointestinal tract problems, counteract the side effects of antibiotics, and offer general immune support.

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Holiday Tips for Diabetics

During this holiday season make a promise to put yourself at the top of your list. As hard as you’ve worked to stay on course with managing your diabetes throughout the year, the holiday season has the potential to throw you off.

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