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New Transition Contact Lenses

transition New Transition Contact Lenses Transition lenses in eyeglasses have been around for many years now. The mechanics behind transition lenses is that certain chemicals in the lens interact with UV light from the sun and turn the lenses dark when you go outside and back to clear when you go...
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Is My Eye Bleeding?

subconj heme We commonly see patients who come in saying that their eye is bleeding.  Patients are usually referring to the white part of their eyes which has turned bright red. The conjunctiva is the outermost layer of the eye and contains very fine blood vessels.  If one of these blood vessels breaks, then...
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Do I really need glasses if I have Contact Lenses?

contact Why do I need glasses if I have contact lenses? There is an old adage in the eye care industry:  glasses are a necessity, contact lenses are a luxury.  Ninety-nine percent of the time this is absolutely true. In the absence of unusual eye disorders or very high prescriptions which don’t allow...
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7 tips for getting the most out of your EYE EXAM

examined17 Tips to getting the most out of your eye exam. The eye holds a unique place in medicine.   Your eye doctor can see almost every part of your eye from an exterior view.  Other than your skin, almost every other part of your body cannot be fully examined without either entering the...
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Are my reading glasses making my eyes worse?

presbyopia2 Are my reading glasses making my eyes worse? Short answer- NoAlthough we don’t know the exact mechanism by which humans have a decreased ability to focus up close as we get older (a process called presbyopia), the fact remains that it will happen to all of us.The leading theory of...
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