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What is Conjunctivitis?

March 7, 2022  |  eye disease, vision care

Conjunctivitis is one of the most common issues people experience with their eyes. Sometimes called “pink eye,” conjunctivitis is an issue in the eye that results in inflammation of the thin membrane (the conjunctiva) that lines the eyelid and the whites of the eye.  

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Cones and Rods: Their Function in the Eye

How Cones and Rods Function in the Eye

February 7, 2022  |  Tools, vision care

Behind the brain, the eye is one of the most complex organs in the human body.  

Not only do the eyes accomplish the feat of precise vision, but they are also remarkably small for what they accomplish. Many thousand small parts all work together in the eye to send images of the outside world to the brain.  

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Eye Stretches and Exercises You can do Anywhere

January 3, 2022  |  exercises, Tools, vision care

Many people today suffer from overused eyes and painful tension headaches. These aches and pains can sap your energy and make tasks as simple as taking notes on a notepad unbearable.  

For many of us, our livelihoods revolve around computers and staring at screens for hours per day. All this screen time takes a tremendous toll on our eyes and their efficiency.  

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Tools and Machines You Will See in an Optometrist’s Office

December 6, 2021  |  Tools, vision care

Many people who do not frequently go to the eye doctor may not be sure what to expect when they go in for an exam.  

Optometrist’s offices are filled with machines and gadgets that can look altogether alien to the untrained eye.

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The Benefits of Regular Eye Exams

November 8, 2021  |  eye disease, vision care

Your vision is fine, right?    Well, maybe not fine but it’s good enough for you to function in your daily life, so why would you need to go to the eye doctor?     This is how many Americans think

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Vision Care for Seniors

October 4, 2021  |  eye disease, seniors, vision care

As people age, their bodies begin to change. It doesn’t happen overnight, nor at the same time for everyone, but regardless of genetics or physical fitness, everyone’s body feels the effects of the passage of

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