3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Contact Lenses

8 December 2015
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It can be a little intimidating to purchase contact lenses for the first time. There are lots of options out there, and lots of things to keep in mind to get the best lenses for your needs. Listed below are three things to consider when you are purchasing contact lenses. With these tips, you will be able to make the best decision for your eye health.  1. Know the Types of Lenses Available Read More 

What Are The Treatment Options For Cataracts?

13 November 2015
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Cataract disease is one of the main causes of blindness. According to Davidson Eye, this condition accounts for over 50 percent of all cases of blindness and affects over 17,000,000 people. Many cataract patients think their only option is surgery. However, it depends on your degree of vision loss and whether it affects your ability to function. Read on to find out your treatment options. Do You Need Cataract Surgery? Read More 

Checking For Healthy Eyes: 3 Types Of Tonometry Tests Used To Diagnose Glaucoma

25 October 2015
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Glaucoma is one of the most misunderstood diseases. It can lead to detrimental and irreversible eye damage if it is left untreated. Unfortunately, over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and more than half of them are unaware of it. Getting periodic eye examinations once every two years or once a year, depending on your age, is crucial for a proper diagnosis. Tonometry tests are most commonly used for diagnosing glaucoma, and basically measure the intraocular pressure within each eye. Read More 

Finally Got Contact Lenses? What You Should And Shouldn’T Do

14 September 2015
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According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 30 million individuals here in America wear contact lenses. It is also reported that up to 90 percent of those 40 million fail to follow adequate care instructions for their contacts. Sadly, improper handling and cleaning, along with other less-than-perfect habits can lead to a number of eye health issues, including irritation and infection. A recent report that was released from the CDC showed that 99 percent of individuals who wore content lens engaged in one - at minimum - bad habit related to contact lens care. Read More 

Early Detection Of Macular Degeneration

18 August 2015
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According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, macular degeneration affects more than 10 million Americans, making it the top cause of vision loss in the United States. While there's no cure for macular degeneration, there are treatments that can delay the progression of the disease. Many people don't have noticeable symptoms during the early stages of the disease, so it's important to have regular eye exams, particularly if you have additional risk factors that increase your chance of developing macular degeneration. Read More