Everything you Want to Know about Latisse

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When it comes to ocular aesthetics, there are many different methods and products available to help improve your appearance. But when it comes to lengthening your eyelashes, what exactly is Latisse, and how is it different from the other options out there?

Progressive Vs. Bifocal Lenses

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As we get older our focusing system gets weaker and we find ourselves holding our phones, menus, and reading material out further. This process is known as presbyopia and usually occurs around the age of 40. Some will try to prolong the need for reading glasses as long as possible, but there is no known way to reverse it.

What’s the Best Non-Surgical Eye Lift?

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We don’t have to be the first ones to tell you this; drooping eyelids can be one of those things that we have to contend with as we age. But other than just accepting it, what can you actually do about your drooping eyelids without going under the knife?

Dangers of Buying Contacts Online Without a Prescription

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Today you can get about anything online with a click of a button, from clothes, electronics, and even groceries. So why not get contact lenses online? Unlike a pair of shoes, there is a lot more that goes into the fit of a contact lens that sits on the front surface of the eye.

Everyday Eye Health

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Protecting your eyes and preserving your eye health are major priorities for most people, but the simple actions needed in order to maintain eye health are sometimes forgotten or ignored. Mostly, this includes regular eye check-ups, managing digital eye strain, and being aware of any changes in your vision.

Signs You Need to See an Eye Doctor

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Regular eye exams are the key to eye health and consistent vision. Many common vision issues can be treated when found early, and your eyes are worth caring for. In order to keep your vision from fading over time, regular eye exams are key.

Digital Eye Strain is Real

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Digital eye strain may be a relatively new infliction - it's only been around as long as our screen time has increased from a few minutes a day to several hours, with some people reporting over 10 hours of staring at a screen in one day. But, digital eye strain is real and needs to be addressed by individuals, discussed with your doctor, and mitigated as possible.

3 Most Common Vision Issues in Adults

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Adults can have a variety of vision issues that develop later in life. That's why you want to have a good relationship with your eye care specialist and a routine of regular checkups; it's not just about checking your glasses or contact prescription, it's also about making sure you're aware of any changes in your eye health. Shifts can happen slowly, and you want to catch it before it's a major eye health issue.

Vision Requirements for Idaho Drivers

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If you live in Idaho and want to operate a motor vehicle, you are required to have your vision screened before obtaining your driver’s license. A vision screening is also necessary each time you return to the sheriff’s office to renew your driver’s license.

Advanced Dry Eye Treatments

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Dry eyes can cause irritation, foreign body sensation, redness, contact lens intolerance, and blurred vision. Auto-immune disease and our environments can increase the risk for more severe dry eyes. When initial dry eye treatment does not work or only partially works there additional treatments that can be explored.