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6 Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor At Your Next Eye Exam

Eye exams are routine, or at least they should be! Whether you have a routine eye exam or you have an issue with your eyes you want to have looked at, it’s good to know what you should ask your eye doctor during your eye exam. Your eye care professional can give you a lot […]

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5 Things That May Make Your Eyes Feel Drier This Winter

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The winter months can be a stressful time between the chaos of the holidays and the cold weather. Something that can make the winter extra stressful is having dry eyes. These are both annoying and uncomfortable. When your eyes aren’t receiving adequate moisture, it can cause them to feel gritty, irritated, and even like they’re burning. […]

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6 Helpful Tips For Healthy Aging Month

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September is Healthy Aging Month. There are several ways that you can improve your own health, regardless of your age. Graceful aging is much easier when you have good health habits throughout your life. Your eye health can also be harmed by bad habits. This can put you at higher risk for conditions like glaucoma […]

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What is a Corneal Abrasion?

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Like any part of your body, your eyes are sometimes subject to injury. Even a minor injury can result in a corneal abrasion, which occurs when the surface of the eye becomes scratched. A corneal abrasion is often superficial. It can sometimes cause infection or inflammation under the surface of the eye, which can be […]

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5 Tips For Avoiding Dry Eye This Summer

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Summer is a great time to spend your days outdoors getting some sun. But for some people, the warm, sunny weather can cause dry eye syndrome. Dry eye is an uncomfortable condition caused by inadequate tear production. It can leave your eyes feeling inflamed, sore, and gritty. Some people are more predisposed to dry eye […]

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When Is A Cornea Transplant Necessary?

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The outer eye is made up of a clear tissue called the cornea. Your cornea is what light refracts through before it’s translated by the eye and brain into images you can see. When your cornea becomes damaged, it can affect your ability to see. The good news is that if your cornea becomes damaged, […]

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Why Is Telemedicine Important?

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With much of the country in lockdown, many of us are restricted to only leaving the home for essential services. Doctor’s appointments are one of the most essential services available. Having offices crowded with patients may do more harm than good when it comes to stopping the spread of COVID-19. Luckily, there’s an alternative for […]

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Is It Dry Eye Or Allergies?

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Most people have had itchy, watery eyes at some point in their lives. Oftentimes, the culprit is allergic conjunctivitis – this condition is characterized by eye inflammation that occurs as a reaction to allergens, such as pollen or mold spores. Allergic conjunctivitis is very common and can be especially prevalent in the springtime when there […]

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Can I Wear Makeup With Dry Eye?

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Do you suffer from dry, itchy, or irritated eyes? Are you concerned every time you put on mascara that your dry eye will make it run? If you have dry eye syndrome, makeup can make things a little more complicated. The good news is you can wear makeup even if you have dry eyes. Keep […]

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Is It Dry Eye Or Allergies?

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Itchy, irritated eyes are the worst. But sometimes not knowing what’s causing the irritation is even worse. Many people suffer from allergies, especially from tree pollen and environmental changes in the spring. Many people also suffer from dry eye, a condition that occurs when the eye doesn’t produce enough tears. Since these two conditions are […]

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