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When should you have Cataracts removed?

cataract surgery When should you have cataracts removed? A cataract is the lens of the eye getting cloudy.  The natural lens in our eyes is very clear when we are first born and slowly gets more yellow and opacified as we get older.Cataracts are part of the natural aging process.  Everyone gets them to...
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Health vs. Vision Insurance: what's the difference and which should I use?

health vs vision insurance Health vs Vision Insurance The eye care space unfortunately has an unusual split between two different types of insurance for covering eye problems: Health Insurance and Vision Insurance. Not all patients have both. In most cases, your health insurance gets used to cover medical and surgical eye problems but not routine...
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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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4th of July, be safe out there

FireworksFireworks Eye Injuries Have More Than Doubled in Recent Years Fireworks sales will be blazing across the country from now through the Fourth of July. As retailers begin their promotions, Shore Eye Associates joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in shining a light on this explosive fact: the number of eye...
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What testing might I have during my eye exam?

OCT What Testing Might I Have During My Eye Exam? Visual Field The visual field test is designed to see how well you see outside of the center part of your vision (peripheral vision).  When we test your vision on the basic eye chart it is only testing how well you see...
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