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October 25, 2018
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Your Eyes and Aging

With aging, eyesight naturally and gradually declines. The sharpness of objects and the vividness of colors can fade. Many experience a loss of reading vision and […]
October 18, 2018
Woman having a vision test done by an eye doctor to test for vision changes.

What is an OCT and What Does it Do?

OCT stands for Optical Coherence Tomography. Put most simply, the OCT takes pictures of the back of your eye. Why is this important? The OCT helps […]
August 31, 2018
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Can You Avoid Macular Degeneration

If macular degeneration runs in your family, you may worry that you are inevitably going to have this disease. Although genetics play a part in developing […]
June 5, 2018
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How UV Rays Damage Your Vision

The sun has lightwaves called “Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation” that can directly damage the delicate tissues of your eyes. This light is unlike other lights you see […]
March 12, 2018
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Red Eyes: What Do They Mean?

Do you find that your eyes are red or bloodshot often? What causes the redness? Red eyes are common enough that there are many products and […]
March 5, 2018

Keeping Healthy Eyes

You only get one set of eyes, so you want to keep them healthy. Millions of people won’t ever have major problems with their eyes, but […]
December 18, 2017
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Vision Changes as You Age

  Did you know that infants are not born with perfect vision? Your vision changes as you age on continually develops, whether that is development of […]