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Contact Lenses and Glasses Prescriptions

Like an eyeglass prescription, a contact lens prescription includes the lens power required to correct your refractive error — whether myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and/or astigmatism. But, depending on the degree of your refractive error and the type of contacts prescribed, the powers specified on … Continue reading

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Eye Strain Health: How to Give your Eyes a Break

If you’re looking for the cause of irritated eyes, the obvious suspect may not always be the culprit. Some experts agree that the actual screen may not be what’s causing the damage. While computers have no known harmful effects on … Continue reading

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. At present, Macular Degeneration is considered an incurable eye disease. Macular Degeneration is caused by the deterioration of … Continue reading

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Ways to Strengthen Your Eyes

More and more people are using their eyes to stare at cell phones, television, computer images and small fonts. This can lead to age-related problems of the eyes as well as eye fatigue. Believe it or not, diminishing eyesight does … Continue reading

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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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