Monthly Archives: March 2016

Do You Have The Right Lens Treatments On Your Eyeglasses?

Do you know what lens treatments are on your eyeglass lenses? Anti-Reflective (AR), Scratch and UV protection, Polarization, Photochromic and Tints are some of our top choices for lens treatments. Wonder what they are?  Let us explain! Anti-Reflective coating, also known as … Continue reading

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Retinitis Pigmentosa: What Happens

 The light-sensitive tissue of the retina slowly deteriorates over many years in people with RP. As this tissue dies, it stops sending signals to the brain, and some vision is lost.  Eye exams show abnormal dark spots (pigments) sprinkled around … Continue reading

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You May Still Need Glasses

There’s no guarantee that you’ll be able to toss your glasses completely, even with successful surgery. Reading and driving at night may still require glasses. With a strong prescription, there’s a chance you’ll still need glasses most of the time … Continue reading

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Fun Fact: A Pirate’s Life

Pirates used eye patches to quickly adjust their eyes from above to below deck, having one eye trained for the bright light, and the other for dim light below deck.

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PRK, Epi-LASIK, and LASEK

Surgeons operate directly on the surface of the cornea in these laser eye surgeries, rather than working under a flap. These procedures correct the same vision problems as LASIK, but may be a better option for people with thin corneas … Continue reading

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