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AMD or Age-Related Macular Degeneration

October 23, 2012 |

AMD is a common condition of the eye among people aged 50 and older. It is one of the leading causes of vision loss in older adults.  This condition destroys the macula, the part of the eye which is needed … Read More

Why Not Just Buy Drugstore Reading Glasses?

October 4, 2012 |

As older adults start losing some of their ability to see close objects or text, it is because they are starting to realize the effects of the condition called presbyopia. When this occurs many hop into the car and head … Read More

Presbyopia – Or Why Can’t I Read This?

October 2, 2012 |

Presbyopia (Prez-bee-OP-ee-a) really does sound kind of scary, doesn’t it?  In fact, it’s simply a natural part of aging and just about everyone, beginning at the age of 40 or so, will start experiencing the symptoms of presbyopia.  It doesn’t … Read More

No-Glare Lenses and Children

September 27, 2012 |

Parents often don’t realize how important it is to opt for no-glare lenses for their children’s eyeglasses.  After all, the kids won’t be doing any night driving – or at least we hope not.  In fact, no-glare lenses are important … Read More

Eye Exams for Babies and Toddlers

September 25, 2012 | 1

While the eyes of babies and toddlers are checked during well-child visits at the pediatrician’s office, the American Optometric Association says that toddlers should also have eye exams by an optometrist as well.

The truth is that some primary care … Read More

Rumor Has It….. Progressive Lenses

September 20, 2012 |

That progressive lenses aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.  Somebody told your sister who told you that progressive lenses are difficult to wear when you’re using the computer or reading.  Or maybe this person said that progressive lenses make … Read More

Progressive Lenses

September 18, 2012 |

Progressive lenses are simply “no-line bifocals” or trifocals.  In other words, when your eyeglasses have progressive or graduated lenses, the lenses have no visible line of demarcation between the bottom part of the lens which is used for reading and … Read More

Today’s Technology Causes More Eye Strain

September 6, 2012 |

With the creation and success of computers, tablets and e-readers, technology rules our world.  The computer can help us keep in touch with family and friends and e-readers are a nice way to sit down and relax while reading a … Read More

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