Special Occasion Contact Lenses

          Whether you’re attending a wedding, going on vacation, or are hitting the ski slopes, you may have the option to leave your glasses behind. For most people, contact lenses are available for occasional wear.   #1 Visit Your Optometrist and Get Properly Fitted           The key […]

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

 What is low vision? Low vision is a visual impairment, not correctable by standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, that interferes with a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. What causes low vision? Most people with low vision are over 65 with leading causes being age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, cataract, and glaucoma. […]

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Eye Relaxation Exercises

          Eye relaxation exercises are really important for improving vision naturally. They reduce eye strain which in turn can increases the flexibility of your eye muscles – a function which enables you to see clearly. Scientists have stated that near-point stress is a major cause of vision problems like nearsightedness (myopia). Armed with this […]

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Low Vision and Smart Phones

Smart Phones Accessibility           Many of us just use the basics on our smart phone and never personalize them for our own needs. It is worth taking the time to adjust our phones to take advantage of the special services that may be available and unused. Making a phone call or […]

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Safe Toys and Gifts Month – December

          Each year more than 250,000 children are treated at hospitals for toy-related injuries. Most of these injuries affect children under the age of 15, and more than half injure the face; the majority of these injuries can be prevented. During Safe Toys and Gifts Month, Friends for Sight encourages parents to […]

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