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To My Fellow Contact Lens Wearers: For those of us who wear contact lenses on a routine basis, do you recall the steps for removing your lenses correctly? “Start by washing your hands with soap and water, and dry them with a clean, lint-free towel. Then remove your...read more
Where Does Your State Fall on the List? Though vision problems can affect anyone, no matter what state they live in, there are some states where people are more at risk for cataracts, Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. 1....read more
Why go to the optometrist when you have 20/20 vision? Did you know that eye doctors are often the first to detect chronic systemic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure? The health of your eyes can reveal a window into your overall body health. Even with...read more
Preserve Eyesight with Sunglasses that Protect Your Eyes from harmful UV rays Although sunglasses are available in various colors and designs, style is just a fringe benefit. Sunglasses are a necessity, not an accessory. The truth is that sunglasses play an important...read more
Vision problems can affect anyone and may be more common than you realize. Let’s look at some common vision problems your eye doctor will screen for and their celebrity examples (so you know you aren’t alone).read more
Do you know where your eye color comes from? Several sources report that only two percent of the world’s population has green eyes, making it the rarest eye color. However, violet, amber and black eyes are also uncommon, while brown eyes are the most common. Whatever...read more