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  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • Why does my eye twitch?

    Blepharospasm certainly doesn’t sound like an eye problem anyone would want to deal with. But chances are, in today’s fast paced, stressful world, you’ve experienced it at some point. Blepharospasm is the technical way of saying eye twitching, which is defined as an abnormal involuntary blinking or spasms of the eye lids. See? Not nearly […]

    Continue Reading June 1, 2014

  • Preventing Pink Eye

    With kids back in school, one of the most common eye conditions parents have to watch for is Pinkeye or conjunctivitis. While Pinkeye is one of the most common eye conditions for both children and adults, it also one of the most treatable. Pinkeye is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin, clear tissue that […]

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  • Early Signs of a Detached Retina

    Most people have some understanding of the important role the retina plays in their eye sight. If you think of your eye as a camera, your retina is like the film – it’s where the eye creates the images and visuals of our world. With that image in mind, it’s easy to understand the severe […]

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  • Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy

    While the understanding and treatment of diabetes has improved greatly over the past decade, one of the serious side effects that often gets overlooked about the disease is its potential affect on the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that causes damage to the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at […]

    Continue Reading January 30, 2014

  • Keeping Your Eyes Healthy in the New Year

    As we start the new year, it’s a good time to review some things to keep in mind for taking care of your eyes in 2014. Here are some things to keep in mind to keep your eyes healthy and happy for another year. Most importantly, how long has it been since you had an […]

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  • Eyes, Sleep & the Holiday Season

    During this busy holiday season getting enough rest is often a challenge. But even when you do find some much needed time for a good night’s sleep, there’s a part of your body that never stops moving, sometimes reaching upwards of over a 1,000 degrees of movement in one second. While you may be asleep […]

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