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How Our Eyes Work is Simply Amazing!

How Our Eyes Work is Simply Amazing!

Our eyesight is an incredible sense. We can gather more about our surroundings in one minute than we could in an hour with our other senses combined, helping us to avoid danger, locate things we want, and entertain ourselves. Seeing is extremely important for...
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What are those floaters in your eyes?

What are those floaters in your eyes?

Most of us have seen eye floaters in the shape of cobwebs and worm-like structures moving across our field of vision. Do not panic if you see an occasional eye floater. Though eye floaters might seem a little disturbing, they are not uncommon and most are not a sign...
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What Does an Eye Doctor Do?

What Does an Eye Doctor Do?

Sometimes it can be tricky to understand just what responsibility an eye doctor has – especially if you visited several different specialists, each with different roles. What do all these Eye Doctors do? Well, professional eye specialists are typically divided into...
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The Importance of a Back to School Eye Exam

The Importance of a Back to School Eye Exam

When summer vacation winds down, it’s time to prepare for the new school year. Buying new uniforms and school supplies may be at the top of your to-do list, but there are other steps you can take to help your child get ready for school, and checking your...
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How the Sun Affects Your Eyes Now (and Later!)

How the Sun Affects Your Eyes Now (and Later!)

The brightest star in the solar system rises each day, shining its light on the Earth. One of the primary benefits of exposure to the sun is Vitamin D production, which is essential to bone health. Also, Ultraviolet (UV) radiation given off by the sun makes you sleep...
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Does Long-Term Contact Wear Have Negative Effects?

Does Long-Term Contact Wear Have Negative Effects?

Contacts have been making blurry-eyed glasses wearers happy since making their mass-market debut in the early 90′s. With both the vanity aspect as well as the convenience aspect of not having to fuss with glasses, contacts have been a lifesaver in the optical world....
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