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Scleral Lenses for Astigmatism: A Solution for Clear, Stable Vision

Astigmatism is a common eye condition that can cause blurred or distorted vision. Scleral lenses present an effective solution for individuals with astigmatism, offering clear and stable vision.

Dry Eyes and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction: Is TearCare Right for You?

Dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction are two conditions that many people suffer from but may not fully understand. Dry eye is a condition where your eyes do not produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly, leading to dry, itchy, red, and often painful eyes. On the other hand, meibomian gland dysfunction, also known as MGD, is a blockage or some other abnormality of the meibomian glands, so they don't secrete enough oil into the tears.

Laser Eye Surgery: Are You a Good Candidate?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up in the morning and see the world clearly without the need for glasses or contact lenses?

Dry Eye and Digital Eye Strain: Addressing the Impact of Screen Time

Whether for work, entertainment, or socializing, digital devices have become loyal companions. However, excessive screen use comes at a cost, as many people experience dry eye and digital eye strain. Explore this common modern problem and discover some tips to keep your eyes comfortable and healthy.

Preparing Your Child for an Eye Exam: Tips for a Positive and Stress-free Experience

Does your little one need an eye exam? You can make it a smooth and pleasant experience for them. Eye exams are essential for finding and fixing vision problems and keeping your child’s eyes healthy. But they can also be stressful or scary for some kids, especially if they are unsure what will happen.

Understanding iFusion Retinal Imaging and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Do you wonder how eye care professionals get such detailed insights into the health of your eyes? Well, wonder no more. Today, remarkable technologies are revolutionizing eye care.

Hyperopia Symptoms and Diagnosis: How to Tell If You Have Farsightedness

Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is when you can see things far away, but those that are closer appear blurry. Almost 14.2 million Americans aged 40 and up are farsighted, which makes up 8.4% of the population.

The Pros and Cons of Wearing Contact Lenses: Are They the Right Choice for You

If your vision is not 20/20 and you need corrective lenses to see better, one of your choices is contacts. Most people wear glasses, but contact lenses are popular for several reasons, including aesthetics.

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses for Your Eyes

A day with the sun out can be uplifting, but the sun’s rays can also be dangerous. Remember to wear your sunglasses when you walk about in the sun. Ultraviolet rays can cause eye damage like macular degeneration and cataracts. The only way to prevent them is to wear the right sunglasses to protect your eyes.

Understanding Color Blindness and Treatment Options

Color blindness or color deficiency means you have trouble seeing or telling the difference between specific colors. There is no cure for the condition. However, there are ways you can maneuver around it. 

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