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Reasons to Visit the Eye Doctor

Do you have good vision and rarely experience any eye problems? If the answer to both questions is yes, then you probably don’t go to the eye doctor very often. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. It is suggested how often you … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Eyeglasses for your Face Shape

For many of us, the most important aspect of choosing eyeglass frames is how they look on our face. You could try on every pair of eyeglasses in the store to find out how each one looks, but narrowing down your choices in advance … Continue reading

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Chronic Eye Redness

Red eyes can be caused by a variety of factors, including dirty contact lenses, cigarette smoke, allergies, infections, dry eye, inflammation and glaucoma. Some of these problems are minor and readily treatable; others are medical emergencies. A sudden redness, especially … Continue reading

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Helpful tips for Your Child’s Eye Doctor Visit

By following these tips, you can help make the most of your child’s trip to the eye doctor: 1. Ask your relatives, friends and neighbors if they know the name of an eye doctor who is good with children. 2. … Continue reading

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Floaters in the Eye

Floaters, those small dots or cobweb-shaped patches that move or “float” through the field of vision, can be alarming. Though many are harmless, if you develop a new floater, you need to be seen pretty quickly by an eye doctor … Continue reading

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Most Insurances Accepted at Dr. Bold Optometry

Dr. Michael Bold, OD Inc accepts most insurance plans including: VSP Insurance, EyeMed, Medical, Davis Vision, Spectera, Most Medicare Supplementals, Aetna, Pcificare, Cigna and HealthNet. Bring your VSP or other Insurance card or assigned number. We’ll set you up with … Continue reading

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Fun with Contact Lenses

A doctor in India has found a way to add some sparkle to people’s eyes. Dr. Chandrashekhar Chawan, a Mumbai-based doctor, developed both diamond-infused lenses along with 24-karat gold contact lenses by infusing nano gold particles to create a “glitter” effect … Continue reading

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Color Blindness

Most of us share a common color vision sensory experience. Some people, however, have a color vision deficiency, which means their perception of colors is different from what most of us see. The most severe forms of these deficiencies are … Continue reading

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Benefits to Lasik Eye Surgery

For many patients, LASIK results in noticeably improveded vision. As noted in previous post, there are also unexpected benefits to having the procedure. Here are four more advantages my patients frequently mention. Improved peripheral vision In addition to improved straight-ahead vision, many … Continue reading

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