May is Healthy Vision Month

In 2003, the National Eye Institute established May as Healthy Vision Month. During this annual observance, Americans are encouraged to make their eye health a priority and learn how to keep their eyes healthy and safe. Why is Healthy Vision Month important? Healthy Vision Month is important because more than 23 million Americans age 18 […]

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Contact Lenses: Information about Contacts and their Use

Contents Introduction and Overview Reasons for Considering Contact Lenses Many Types of Contact Lenses Available Things to Consider about Contact Lenses Contact Lens Terminology How do Contact Lenses Work? Summary Diagnosis Codes The Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam Introduction and Overview If you are considering contact lenses for your vision correction, it is helpful […]

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Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is defined as the complex of eye, vision and body problems associated with excessive computer use. Most parents are rightly concerned about the types of people or subject matter that their children and teenagers might encountering online, but few of them worry about the effects of heavy computer usage itself. When […]

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Best Frames for High Prescription Lenses

          Choosing the best frames for high prescription lenses depends on whether you are nearsighted or farsighted. Depending on what your prescription says, there may be a chance that your favorite style of frame may not be compatible with the lenses you pick. To avoid having your glasses give off that […]

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Eye Pain: What Are the Causes?

          Eye pain can be a very irritating condition to have, as it can greatly affect an individual’s day-to-day normal activities. Eye pain or irritation can be of various types. It can be felt as a sharp, shooting, burning, dull, gritty, stabbing sensation or a feeling of a foreign body in […]

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