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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

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

Vision Risks as a Smoker

September 11, 2012 |

Many smokers understand that each day that they continue to smoke a cigarette that they are that much closer to their dying day. Tobacco is harmful to your health as well as those around you who inhale the secondhand smoke. … 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

The Importance of Eye Exam

September 4, 2012 |

No matter how physically healthy you are and no matter your age, regular eye examinations are extremely important.  In fact, it’s more than just an eye exam – The eye is the window to the body’s health conditions.

 

Who Needs … 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

Over 40? How to Improve Night Vision

August 28, 2012 |

As we age, we inevitably notice some changes in our vision.  This is especially true for anyone 40 years of age or older.  It eventually gets hard to see clearly in order to read your favorite book or even use … Read More

The Clock is Ticking in 3D

March 26, 2011 | 1

I recently attended a conference about 3D at the State University of New York Optometry School.   Topics were related to 3D or 3 Dimensions (the ability of our eyes, or more importantly, our brain, to perceive depth) and how it affects … Read More

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