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Macular Degeneration

Aging takes its toll in many ways.  Macular Degeneration, also known as AMD, affects the elderly much more as they age.  There are also many factors other than age that contribute can to macular degeneration.

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Category: Eye Health, Macular Degeneration

Color Blindness limitations not so bad

Color blindness is the decreased ability to see colors or differentiate between different shades of colors.  Color blindness can present some limitations in our daily activies and our choice in a career.

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Category: Community, Eye Health

The Big Bang Theory

From the younger Justin Beiber's Emo cut to Taylor Swift's assymetric bangs, the types of bangs are endless.  The concern with long bangs is with particular styled bangs that cover a single eye for a very long time.  Vision can become reduced in that eye.

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Category: Eyeglasses

Glasses or Plastics? Spectacle Evolution

Ever wonder why Eyeglasses are called glasses?  The lenses are not made out of glass; rather they're made of plastic!  Maybe we should call them plastics?

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Category: Eyeglasses

Omega 3’s great for overall body health

Omega 3 Fatty Acid supplements have been showing great results.  Eye health and body health can benefit from its oral consumption.

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Category: Eye Health

What is glaucoma?

We all know that glaucoma is bad.  But what exactly is it?  What are the symptoms?  How bad can it get?

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Category: Eye Health
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Red Eyes and Pink Eye

Red Eyes or "Bloodshot eyes" are long-standing and bothersome to many individuals.  They are very difficult to self-treat and do not readily whiten on their own.  There's a variety of causes to the red appearance of your eyeballs.  Learn how to get your white eyes back.

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Category: Eye Health
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Dry Eyes

Eyes can often feel dry, gritty, and irritated.  It feels like somethings in your eyes.  Scratchy and sometimes painful sensations can arise when your dry eyes are crying for HELP!

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Category: Eye Health
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Buying glasses online has its pitfalls

Online companies have offered free or discounted eyeglasses and contacts in the past.  Should we take advantage of these offers?  Do you really save money at the end of the day?  Whats missing?

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Category: Contact Lenses, Eyeglasses
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Pregnancy and Eye Development

The happiest time for a mother is when she sees her newborn open his/her eyes for the first time.  Those beautiful eyes gaze up at you with such excitement as they begin to explore their new world.

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Category: Eye Exams, Eye Health