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  • When and Why Should Your Child Visit the Eye Doctor

    Like adults, children need to get their eyes checked. Research shows that about 25 percent of preschoolers have vision related learning problems. The American Optometric Association suggests that infants receive their first eye examination at around six months old. After that, children should receive an eye exam at about three years old and again at […]

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  • What is Blue Light and How Does it Damage Your Eyes?

    Blue light comes from all computers, cell phones and digital devices. It is very stressful to our body and our eyes. Headaches, fatigue, eye strain, dryness of the eyes are all symptoms of excessive blue light exposure. Floresent lights and some LED lights emit too much blue light and can create discomfort to the human […]

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  • GLAUCOMA

    OPTOMETRIC PHYSICIANS recommend that we have our eyes examined every 12-18 months.  They can diagnose eye disorders and diseases before you realize that you are having any eye symptoms.  For example, GLAUCOMA is a silent blinding disease, first damaging our side vision which goes unnoticeable without special testing and evaluation.

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  • COMPUTERS

    COMPUTERS, especially desk top height monitors, are causing tremendous eye strain.  Because our eyes were designed for hunting and gathering, when looking straight ahead, trying to converge the eyes when looking at a desk top height monitor is very stressful to the visual system.  This visual stress can cause headaches, red eyes, focusing and refocus […]

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  • SUNGLASS PROTECTION

    SUNGLASS PROTECTION is vital to protect your eyes from blinding eye diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts.  Most inexpensive UV(A) sunglasses on the market today, do NOT block out the damaging UV(B) radiations emitted from the sun.  UV(A) is blocked out by most lenses and UV(C) is absorbed by our ozone layer.  Inexpensive UV(A) […]

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  • DRY EYES

    ​DRY EYES have become a very common and serious problem.  Some Optometric Physicians have become specialized in treating this very uncomfortable “ocular surface disease”, with both hollistic and medical intervention.  Most simple OTC eye drops do not cure or solve the underlying cause of dry eyes.  Always ask your eye doctor if they specialize in […]

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  • ​MACULAR DEGENERATION

    ​MACULAR DEGENERATION has become an eye disease of epidemic proportion.  It is a very serious blinding eye disease that can start very slowly.  Early intervention is now common practice to prevent, or at least slow down,​ this disabling disease.  If a parent or relative has been diagnosed with macular degeneration, it is very important to […]

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