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Eye Health and Blepharitis

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids, usually caused by an excess growth of bacteria that is ordinarily found on the skin, blockage of the eyelid’s oil glands, and occasionally allergies. Blepharitis is a common eye condition, causing the eyelids … Continue reading

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Stop Smoking

If you smoke, stop. Smoking raises your risk of developing cataracts and aggravates uncomfortable dry eyes. It also builds up plaque in your bloodstream and weakens arteries. This not only raises your risk of a heart attack, but it can … Continue reading

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When should my baby have their first eye exam?

Because a baby’s vision develops quickly during the first year of life, your child’s doctor will check your baby’s eyes at each well-child visit. Risk-free children should have their first eye exam at six months of age, at age three, just before starting … Continue reading

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Eye Benefits of Vitamin E

Some studies suggest that E helps to possibly prevent cataracts, and it might be yet another factor in preventing macular degeneration (AMD). In the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) involving nearly 5,000 people, researchers found a 25 percent lower risk … Continue reading

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How To Treat Pink Eye

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, occurs when the conjunctiva, the thin membrane lining the eyelids and the whites of the eyes, becomes inflamed or swollen. The white part of the eye often also becomes red, thus the name, “Pink Eye”. … Continue reading

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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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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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7 Amazing Facts about Your Eyes

  Did you learn something new?

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Valentines Day

Show your eyes some love with a check up at Dr. Bold’s!  

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Eye Fact

Did you know that all babies are color blind when they are born?  

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