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Eye Drops: Which Ones are Best for You?

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When you go to your local drugstore, chances are you feel overwhelmed by the number of choices in the eyedrop section. With all these different products and brands, how do you know which are best for you? Today we are going to discuss why eye drops are beneficial and which ones are best for specific conditions and concerns. However, if …

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Should You Buy Prescription Sunglasses?

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According to the Vision Council of America, an estimated 75 percent of all adults require some type of vision correction. Of these, 64 percent wear eyeglasses and 11 percent wear contact lenses. One of the biggest concerns of those who wear eyeglasses is what to do about sunglasses. For many, prescription sunglasses are a complicated subject. Are they worth spending …

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How to Pick the Right Glasses

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One of the most difficult things about wearing eyeglasses is finding the right ones for you and your face. If you’ve never had to pick out glasses before, this may seem like a pretty simple task. However, anyone who has agonized over this decision can attest to just how trying it can be. There are many different factors that go …

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How to Prevent Damage from Blue Light

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Are you familiar with blue light? If your answer is no, it’s time to ‘get in the know.’ Blue light has become a hot topic in recent years as we’ve learned more about the damaging effects of staring at digital screens. All digital devices – from smartphones to computers, tablets, LEDs, and CFLs – emit something called “blue light,” which …

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The Ultimate Contact Lens Care Guide

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If you are someone who wears contact lenses or are thinking about getting fitted for contacts, you must learn how to properly care for them. As you will learn during your initial contact lens exam, handling, storing, and caring for your contacts the right way is a must. Not only will it increase their longevity, but your eyes will be …

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Macular Degeneration – Take These Vitamins to Prevent it

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the number one cause of irreversible blindness in the world. According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, an estimated 11 million Americans suffer from some form of macular degeneration. While there is unfortunately no cure for AMD, there are many different things you can do to decrease your chances of developing this common eye disease. …

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Contact Lens Fears You Shouldn’t Worry About

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Millions of Americans have trepidations about wearing contacts. It makes sense when you consider how unnatural it feels to stick something in your eye every morning! However, contact lenses have come a long way over the years providing people both young and old with a comfortable and easy way to have clear vision. It’s estimated 30 million Americans wear contacts, …

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Good News For Sjögren’s Syndrome Patients Who Suffer From Dry Eye And Mgd

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One of the most common complaints from patients with Sjögren’s syndrome is the effect the disease has on the mucous membranes and moisture secreting glands of the eyes and mouth. Meaning, dry eyes and dry mouth due to decreased production in tears and saliva. Over 4,000,000 Americans suffer from Sjögren’s and it’s known to be one of the most prevalent …