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How to Manage Dry Eye During Colder Weather

December 22, 2022

Winter brings many environmental changes that can affect our bodies, such as drier conditions. For example, your skin may feel rough and your hands may crack. Another body part that may be affected by these changes is your eyes. It is common for people to experience dry eyes during the winter.

What is a Significant Change in Eyeglass Prescriptions?

November 9, 2022

A significant change in eyeglass prescriptions may entail new eyeglasses. It can also refer to settling with your current prescription after a period of changes. Those who wear spectacles need to check their prescription at some point. To do this, you need to visit your eye doctor.

When Do Your Eyes Stop Changing?

October 12, 2022

According to the American Optometric Association, an individual may get a new pair of eyeglasses each year. This is because vision continually changes. Vision will keep on changing until a certain point. By then, you can expect to wear a stable pair of prescription eyeglasses. If you want to know when your eyes stop going through changes, here are some details you should consider.

Learn About Dry Eye Treatment with MiBo and IPL

October 6, 2022

Dry eye is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a common complaint that usually affects seniors but can affect people of all ages. It occurs when insufficient or poor-quality tears fail to lubricate the eyes properly. It may be due to blocked meibomian glands or other eye conditions.

How Long Does Pink Eye Last? Viral Vs. Bacterial

September 7, 2022

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is an infection that affects the inner eyelid surface. This membrane is known as the conjunctiva and pink eye may also affect the white of the eye or the sclera. It mainly causes inflammation and a type of discharge from the eyes.

Effective Ways to Slow the Progression of Myopia

August 29, 2022

Ever had trouble focusing on faraway objects? Myopia is a condition that causes this issue with focusing. More than 20 percent of the world’s entire population has this problem, and it is possible to slow down its progression in children and adolescents.

Am I a Candidate for Ortho-K?

August 8, 2022

More than 150 million Americans rely on corrective lenses for clear vision. Prescription glasses and contact lenses are effective at correcting vision however using them daily can present challenges. Fortunately, Ortho-K is a fantastic alternative.

What is Neurolens®, and How Does it Work?

August 3, 2022

Most people spend hours staring at computer screens which has led to an increase in computer vision syndrome. If you suffer from constant headaches and eyestrain, it can affect your well-being and quality of life. When you experience these symptoms due to eye misalignment, you can get prescription lenses with a contoured prism. These lenses help realign the eyes and relieve nerve pressure.

MiBoFlo Thermoflo® vs. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Therapy: Top Things to Know

July 27, 2022

Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic dry eye syndrome. The numbers keep growing every day. The problem occurs due to inadequate lubrication of the eyes. It often results from blocked glands, insufficient tear production, or imbalanced tear composition. If your eyes are scratchy, irritated, or red, you may need to consider MiBoFlo® Thermoflo or Intense Light (IPL) therapy. Continue reading to find out more about the two treatments.

Understanding Your Eye Prescription

June 14, 2022

Scheduling routine eye exams is the best way to keep your vision clear and your eyes healthy. During the exam, your eyes will be examined, and you may receive a prescription for corrective lenses. The prescription is essential to get eyeglasses or contact lenses that suit your eyes best.

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