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Is LASIK or Refractive Laser Surgery Right for You?

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Refractive surgeries are a group of minimally invasive surgical procedures that correct refractive error with the goal of eliminating the need for glasses or contact lenses.  These surgeries are effective in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, and moderate amounts of astigmatism, making them an option for people with a wide range of visual needs.  If you have […]

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How to Choose Your Next Set of Glasses

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From frame selection to lens options, from convenience to quality, there are many factors to consider when preparing to purchase your next pair of eyeglasses.  There seems to be an endless number of decisions, and the introduction to mass online retail optical shops only increase your options. If you have any doubts about buying your […]

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How Eyelid Hygiene Can Help Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

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We know that Meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD, can play an undeniable role in dry eye disease and ocular discomfort.  When Meibomian glands are unable to release their lipid-based oils into the tear film, our tears quickly evaporate and our eye is left feeling unnourished and uncomfortable.  Part of guaranteeing that our Meibomian glands are […]

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Kid’s Eye Exams: What You and Your Child Should Expect

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Children’s eye exams are so much more than determining whether or not a child has 20/20 vision.  They are a crucial part of protecting the ocular health of our children’s eyes, as well as promoting learning and development.  Comprehensive eye evaluations for children go beyond determining whether or not glasses are needed; instead they extensively […]

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Your Guide to Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

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Daily disposable contact lenses are becoming an increasingly popular choice for visual correction.  Whether making the switch from glasses or from other types of contact lenses, many people have found that the convenience and health benefits of single-use contact lenses make them an appealing option.  What is it about these contact lenses that make them […]

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Prescription Eye Drops for Dry Eyes

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As we’ve already covered, there are many different treatment options for dry eye disease, ranging from artificial tears to punctal plugs.  One very important treatment approach for moderate to severe dry eye disease is prescriptions eye drops, including long-term options like Xiidra and Restasis, or short-term approaches such as topical steroid eye drops.  The approach […]

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