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Why Eye Exams Are NOT Just for Vision Checks

Why Eye Exams Are NOT Just for Vision Checks

When was the last time you went to the eye doctor for an eye exam? If you’re like most people, it’s probably been a while. Part of the reason we don’t go very often is that we don’t know when we should be going. If your vision is perfect and you don’t need glasses or […]

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The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

Understanding your vision and pinpointing the problems can be somewhat of a challenge at times. What can sometimes be even more confusing is knowing what kind of eye exam to get: a comprehensive one or a regular one? Knowing the difference between a comprehensive eye exam and a regular or routine eye exam is crucial […]

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What’s a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

What’s a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Just like any other part of our body, we need to have our eyes check by professionals. Unfortunately, many people skip out on this crucial step in healthy living. Too often, people think that if they can see well, then their eyes must be healthy. Sight can be deceiving. Many threatening eye diseases that can […]

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What Is Visual Acuity?

What Is Visual Acuity?

We’ve all seen those ads from eye glass companies selling not only stylish prescription glasses but also the promise of 20/20 vision. This has led to the widely accepted notion that 20/20 is the best possible vision. After all, an eyewear company isn’t going to sell their products on the promise of worse vision. Not […]

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Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Today it seems that everything is available to us at the touch of a button. You need to look something up? You reach for your smartphone and Google it. You’re hungry but don’t have any food in the house? You reach for your smartphone and have someone deliver food to you from either your favorite […]

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Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems, But Many Do Nothing About It

Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems, But Many Do Nothing About It

We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in anyway new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has changed. […]

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Do You Have a Regular Optometrist

Do You Have a Regular Optometrist? How Not Seeing the Eye Doctor Is Hurting Your Vision

Do you see your eye doctor at least once every two years? Or once a year if you have an existing condition? If you answered no to both of these questions then you are unfortunately not alone. Many Americans skip on their visit to their eye doctor every year for a myriad of reasons from […]

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The Future of Faster, Cheaper, More Convenient Eye Exams

The Future of Faster, Cheaper, More Convenient Eye Exams

Life can quickly get busy and before you know it, you barely have time to take a shower or eat lunch. So why would you ever have time to get your eyes checked? Many people think that if they can see well enough to function, then an eye exam is more optional than it is […]

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Your Eyes Seem Healthy, But You Should Still Get Them Checked

Your Eyes Seem Healthy, But You Should Still Get Them Checked

Do you get your eyes checked annually? Once every two years, maybe? No, not even then? Do you remember the last time you even went in for an eye exam?! The answer to the last question for the most of us is unfortunately no. A common misconception about eye health is that if there isn’t […]

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Get Ready for World Sight Day 2016

Get Ready for World Sight Day 2016

In case you haven’t heard already, this Thursday (October 13th) is World Sight Day! Though Thursday is the official day, we’re coming to you a few days early so you can get a head start on raising awareness and taking care of your health. World Sight Day is a day that we raise awareness about […]

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Back to School Priority List Should Include Eye Exam

Back to School Priority List Should Include Eye Exam

Back to school can be a hectic time for parents. While kids are excited to go back to school, see their friends and meet their new teachers, you’re worrying about the fact that your child’s backpack has a mysterious hole going right through the bottom. As you rush around to buy all the necessary school […]

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