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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

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What Exactly is an Eye Chart?

At some point in our lives, we've all had our eyes examined using an eye chart – whether during a school screening or at the optometrist's office. But what exactly is the chart and what does it measure? Read on to find out!

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The Link Between Dry Eyes and Depression

Depression is an illness that can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including the eyes. Researchers are currently investigating whether depression can cause dry eye symptoms.

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Bloodshot Eyes – Should You Be Concerned?

Bloodshot eyes can be harmless, but may also be a sign of an underlying eye condition.

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Are Myopic Parents More Likely to Have Myopic Children?

Can you pass myopia, or nearsightedness, onto your kids? According to research, there is definitely a genetic component. Fortunately, myopia management can slow myopia progression.

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Martial Arts: Improve Your Reflexes With Sports Vision Training

People practice martial arts for many reasons: as a sport, for self-defense, as a form of self-expression, or to boost their discipline and confidence. Whatever the reason, succeeding at martial arts requires excellent reflexes— and that's where sports vision training can help.

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Preventing Eye Injuries With Proper Safety Glasses and Goggles

Each year thousands of people injure their eyes, resulting in both short- and potentially long-term effects on their vision. These injuries can have a severe impact on a person’s comfort and quality of life. This is why it’s so important to always wear proper eye protection while at work and...
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Does Your Child Have 20/20 Vision Yet Still Struggles In School?

Your child's eyesight may be excellent but have subpar visual skills that keep them from reaching their potential. Vision therapy can improve visual skills and boost your child’s performance in school and in sports.

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Concerned About Macular Degeneration? – Here Are 6 Tips to Lower your Risk

Macular degeneration is a major cause of vision loss. Here are 6 ways to help lower your risk of developing this sight-threatening condition.

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Can Your Vision Change After a Concussion?

A blow to the head can badly disrupt the connection between your brain and your eyes and cause problems like blurry or double vision and sensitivity to light. Fortunately, a neuro-optometrist can treat your concussion-related visual symptoms.

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Regular Contact Lenses Not Working for You? Consider Scleral Lenses

In people with certain eye conditions, regular contact lenses may be uncomfortable—even impossible— to wear. Here's why scleral lenses may be a better option.

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*Please note that the content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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