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When Should I Get an Eye Exam?

October 9, 2012 |

In order to ensure that your eyes are healthy, it is necessary to visit an optometrist on a regular basis for a routine eye exam.  When caught early by an eye exam, eye diseases and eye conditions can generally be … 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

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

Extended Wear Contact Lenses – The Truth

September 13, 2012 |

Extended wear contact lenses were first approved by the FDA in 1981.  At that time, they could be worn up to two weeks without removal.  Not long after this decision was handed down by the FDA, some lenses were approved … 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

Protecting Your Eyes from UV Rays

August 30, 2012 |

With summer quickly approaching, it is important for us to understand the dangers of Ultraviolet (UV) rays on the eye.  Before you can understand how to protect your eyes from UV rays, you need to be aware of the risks … Read More


November 24, 2010 |

It’s the holiday season again and almost 2011.  Where did this year go?  There have been some positive changes in 2010.  The stock market is up.  Employment is up and people are starting to feel good about themselves again.  The … Read More

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