How to Handle Your Spring Allergies

          Spring is beautiful, but it’s also a key time of year for seasonal allergies. As plants release pollen, millions of people with hay fever start to sniffle and sneeze.           There’s no cure but you can take steps to curb springtime allergies, from medication to household habits. Causes           The […]

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March is Save Your Vision Month

          March is Save Your Vision Month. While you may think that having good vision means that your eyes are healthy, that may not always be the case. Getting your eyes checked regularly by an eye doctor can ensure that you not only have great vision, but that your eyes are […]

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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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