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Eye Health

What Causes Pink Eye?

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There are many potential causes for red eyes or “pink eye” as it is more commonly known.  Some are merely bothersome or cosmetically annoying, while others can be painful and pose a significant risk to ocular health.  From simple causes like dryness, to more serious conditions like ocular inflammation or […]

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What to Know About an Online Eye Exam

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You have probably heard of several companies that offer glasses or contact lens prescriptions through an online “eye examination,” claiming that you can fix your vision without even leaving the comfort of your own home.  While this may sound convenient, an online eye exam will never be an appropriate alternative […]

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Refractive Error and Vision

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Millions of Americans have a very important trait in common: they are all affected by refractive error.  Refractive error occurs when the shape of the eye does not perfectly allow for light to focus, making objects appear blurry, distorted, or out of focus.  Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism are all forms […]

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