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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Myopia (Nearsightedness)

What is nearsightedness?           Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. Symptoms           Nearsightedness symptoms may include: Blurry vision when looking at distant objects The need to squint or partially close the eyelids to […]

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Your Eyes in the Digital Age

           Smart phones and tablets have become essential to your life. But your eyes weren’t designed for digital screens, or the constant refocusing from the screen that comes with frequent smart phone and tablet use. The result: your eyes get tired faster. That’s why 70% of U.S. adults suffer from Digital […]

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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 to […]

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