How to Protect Your Eyes During Allergy Season

No matter where you live, allergens and their effects on your eyes are nothing to sneeze at. Researchers at the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America say as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children suffer from some type of allergies. So what’s an itchy-eye sufferer to do? Since we can’t persuade Mother […]

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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 the eye, aching, pressure like […]

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Eye health by numbers

As America’s population ages overall, the number of people with eye conditions and disease will increase. Currently the number of us dealing with vision problems is already staggering. If you’re coping with vision problems, you’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Nearly 1.3 million Americans forty and older are legally blind. About […]

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 Treat Common Eye Injuries the Right Way

Did you know that most eye injuries occur in the home? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Ocular Trauma, nearly half of all reported eye injuries are caused by activities at home such as routine repairs, yard work, cleaning, and cooking. Over a third of those injuries happen in […]

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Secrets for progressive lens adaption

Progressive addition lenses can be notoriously difficult to successfully dispense, but there are several techniques that can be used to ensure patients are left satisfied. How do I find progressive lenses that are right for me? The secret behind good eyeglasses with progressive lenses is having them customized by an experienced eye care professional. Because […]

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