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Fun Facts about Eyes & Optix Family Eyecare – Part 1

March 5, 2014 |

If you are a typical patient, you have your eyes examined about every 18 months or so.  But do you really know all of the things that your eye doctor and staff can do for you?   Here are some interesting … Read More

All About Lazy Eyes Part 1

February 26, 2014 |

Has someone told you that one of your eyes are lazy?  Did you think “How rude, my eyes are trying their very best!”   All kidding aside may people are confused about the term Lazy eye and what this means for … Read More

Tips To Winning A Staring Contest and why you have trouble

February 19, 2014 |

Are you one of those people who have trouble winning a staring contest?  Did you ever wonder why you can’t win?  Here are a few reasons why and a a few tips to achieving that gloating winning moment.

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The Connection Between Headaches and Eyes

January 31, 2014 |

First, it may be useful to go over the different time of headaches.  Many people use the terms headache and migraine interchangeably, but there are importance differences.

The two most common forms of headaches are tension type and … Read More

Hungrier for Healthy Vision?

January 29, 2014 |

Patients always ask what they can add to their diet to keep their eyes healthy.  For the most part, the foods that are good for your body are also good for your eyes.  Below lists a few items which are … Read More

Are you or your family member at risk for AMD or Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

January 17, 2014 |

AMD is a common condition of the eye among people aged 50 and older.  It is such a potentially vision devastating disease that I am compelled to repeat a prior blog post.  AMD is one of the leading causes of … Read More

The “Puff” Test – Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 10, 2014 |

Do I have to get the “puff in the eye” test?

The answer is YES!  This is a very common question we optometrists encounter on a daily basis.  The puff tells us the intraocular pressure in the eyeball, and is … Read More

New “Eyes” Resolution

January 3, 2014 |

It’s the New Year and everyone is setting their goals for 2014, many of the goals that people traditionally set are related to their health – whether it is eating healthier or exercising more.  Something to think about is your … Read More

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