Presbyopia, Bifocals, and Progressives

Presbyopia is farsightedness caused by the increasing rigidity of the lens in the eye as we age. It affects nearly everyone older than 65, and for the 42 percent of Americans who are already nearsighted, this creates a complication. People who previously had 20/20 vision can just grab a pair of reading glasses to combat […]

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Why are my Eyes Puffy?

          Do you still look tired after a full night of sleep? Do you hate breaking out the mascara when your eyes look swollen? “Why are my eyes puffy?” is a question you’re probably asking yourself.           Read on to learn more about some causes of puffy […]

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Low Vision and Smart Phones

          Most of us take our smart phones for granted. But if you, or someone you know, has poor eyesight, then a smart phone could be less of a convenience and more of a problem. Fortunately, there are plenty of options out there for those who have bad vision, or even […]

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Living Well With Low Vision

What is Low Vision?           When you have low vision, eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery may not help. Activities like reading, shopping, cooking, writing, and watching TV may be hard to do.           In fact, millions of Americans lose some of their sight every year. While […]

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