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Top Reasons to Get an Eye Exam Every Year (Even if Your Vision is Perfect)

Feeling a little “off” lately? Maybe it’s your glasses. Having an outdated prescription can lead to a number of health complications. These can be anything from blurry vision, dizziness, to severe headaches. These and other less obvious symptoms like squinting while working at a computer can suggest you need glasses. Lessening the likelihood of these complications is simple…. Read More


What’s the Best Treatment for Retinitis?

Do you think you may have retinitis pigmentosa?  When the retina isn’t working correctly, it results in a variety of eye-related issues and diseases, such as retinal detachment or retinitis pigmentosa.  The retina is a layer at the back of the eyeball containing cells that are sensitive to light. It triggers nerve impulses that pass… Read More


The Difference Between Wet and Dry Macular Degeneration

As we grow older, we start to notice our bodies working differently. things we used to do aren’t as easy as they were before. A big day out may leave us feeling stiff. And we can’t see quite as well as we used to.  If you’ve noticed your eyesight growing weaker, then you’re not alone. … Read More


What are My Diabetic Retinopathy Options?

Did you know 422 million people worldwide were living with diabetes in 2014 alone? That amounts to 8% of the entire Earth’s population. But there are ways you can protect yourself from this potentially deadly disease. Let’s take a look at diabetic retinopathy and your options for diabetic retinopathy treatment. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in… Read More


Eye Care Advice for Better Vision

The American Foundation for the Blind says that by 2030, the number of Americans who have significant age-related vision loss will likely double. Multiple studies have shown that out of those who are legally blind (with vision of 20/200 or less), the majority are elderly. They weren’t born with poor vision. Instead, they’ve suffered from… Read More