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Here’s How Autoimmune Diseases Can Impact Your Eyes

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These autoimmune diseases can affect the entire body, including your eyes, making it critical to get the proper eye care to prevent smaller symptoms from turning worse. Let’s talk about what autoimmune diseases can do to your vision and how you can prevent it.

Reading in Dim Light

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The good news is that it will not damage your eyes, but reading in poorly lit conditions can put a strain on your system. Therefore, you will want to give yourself enough eye care with helpful tools and self-care techniques.

How to Read Your Vision Prescription

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When you receive your eyeglasses or contact lenses prescription, you might be wondering what the various codes and abbreviations mean. In this blog, we will walk you through the definitions and everything you need to know about your vision prescription.

Prescription Eyeglasses 101

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In this article, we cover several types of lens and frame materials to help you choose your glasses accordingly. 

How Often Do You Really Need an Eye Exam?

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Depending on age, vision, medical history, and other factors, the frequency of eye exams can vary from one person to another.

How Dry Air Affects Your Eyes

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Dry eye, when chronic and attributed to a direct cause, is considered a diagnosable eye health problem. Dry eye is also highly treatable. Let’s explore how dry air can affect your eye health and what to do if you experience this issue. 

Is Glaucoma Preventable?

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Glaucoma has no cure, but the risk of developing it can be minimized. While it's often mistaken for a single disease, glaucoma is actually an entire group of diseases that gradually do permanent damage to the optic nerves. In this article, we’ll offer up some practical tips you can follow to help to prevent the onset of glaucoma.

Types of Progressive Lenses

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Progressive lenses, also known as no-line bifocals, are a category of prescription eyeglasses that offer multifocal lenses to folks requiring more than one prescription in order to see. There are several different types of progressive lenses to choose from, depending upon your eye doctor’s expert recommendations and your lifestyle needs.

Blepharitis symptoms and treatment

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Blepharitis is a condition of inflammation that occurs in the eyelids. This type of inflammation is also known as lid margin disease, referring to the fact that it only affects the edges, or margins, of the eyelids. Blepharitis is a common, chronic condition that cannot be cured but is quite manageable. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what causes blepharitis, the different varieties and symptoms of the disease, and the best treatment options available both at home and with the help of an eye care provider.

Everything You Need to Know About Aspheric Lenses

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Aspheric lenses are slimmer, flatter optical lenses than traditional prescription lenses. These lenses are available in both glasses and contacts, making more stylish options available to prescription lens wearers than ever. If the word aspheric is new to you, we’ll break down everything you need to know about what aspheric lenses are, how they work, and the benefits and drawbacks of wearing them.