Best Ways to Improve Your Vision Naturally

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Eye health is extremely important. One of the ways that you can improve your eyesight as well as prevent any illnesses or injuries from occurring is by getting regular eye exams. You must do more than just show up to your annual eye exams. There are natural ways that you can improve your eyesight.

What is 20/20 Vision?

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Vision is a complicated thing that most people do not truly understand. We have all heard about 20/20 vision, but how many people truly know what it means and how optometrists achieve this in their patients? Keep reading to find out more.

Thinking of Switching from Eye Glasses to Contact Lenses?

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Glasses and contacts are devices used to correct the vision of those who have eye problems, such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and/or astigmatism. Although glasses are the most commonly used device to correct vision conditions, contacts are also a convenient and efficient alternative that is used by many people. If you are torn between choosing glasses or contacts to correct your vision, the following pros and cons of both options will help you decide which option is the best for you.

Types and Frequency of OTC Eye Drops

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Maintaining quality eye health is critical for your vision and allows you to prolong your eyes' quality. One of the best ways to protect your eyes is through the use of eye drops, which can have many purposes, all working to restore and maintain your overall eye health. Most people have used eye drops over time for one reason or another to either fight a condition or maintain moisture within. If you have been prescribed eye drops for your eye health, it is important to understand how to use these eye drops and 

What's the Typical Procedure for an Eye Exam?

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When you schedule an eye exam, what can you expect during your office visit? Your eye doctor will be performing a series of assessments and tests, using a variety of methods and instruments to evaluate not only your vision but the overall health of your eyes. Here’s what you can expect, and the ‘why’ behind it all!

What's the Right Age for Contact Lenses?

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You might be wondering when the minimum age is for your child to begin wearing contact lenses, considering the careful care and responsibility that successfully wearing contact lenses requires. But the answer may surprise you!

Why Do I Need Different Exams for Glasses and Contacts?

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Did you know that if you intend to wear corrective lenses, contact lenses, or both, you need a separate eye exam for each? If you are just now realizing this, it may have surprised you!

How Contact Lenses Can Help With Dry Eyes

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When you are suffering from dry eye symptoms, you’d do just about anything to find relief. But did you know that wearing contact lenses can actually help dry eyes? Yes, it’s true that wearing contact lenses can impede the distribution of lubrication across the surface of your eye, but they can also help, and here’s how.

Chronic Dry Eyes: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

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If you are suffering from dry eyes, you probably have a lot of questions. What causes dry eyes? Is there anything I can do to fix the problem, and what kinds of treatments are available?

What Causes Dry Eyes?

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When your eyes are healthy and functioning normally it’s easy to take them for granted. But when you experience dry eyes, the burning, blurry or gritty sensation can become all you can think about.