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Don’t Have a Mid-life Eye Crisis: 6 Tips to Protect Your Vision in Middle Age

Don’t Have a Mid-life Eye Crisis: 6 Tips to Protect Your Vision in Middle Age

Society has us believing that getting older is something to fear. Our hair will turn gray or fall out, our joints will stiffen, our backs will ache, and worst of all, our eyesight will fade. But this doesn’t have to be the case, especially for our eyes. We hit the gym to take care of […]

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Improve Your Vision and Improve Your Life

Improve Your Vision and Improve Your Life

Have you ever thought about how much more you would be able to get out of life if your vision was better? Most people don’t even consider the fact that better vision could keep small aggravations away and allow you to do more things. Sometimes when we are in the thick of our day-to-day lives, […]

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Top 3 Dangers to Your Eyesight

Top 3 Dangers to Your Eyesight

Choices you make everyday will have an impact on your eyesight for years to come. Everyday we do things that are not healthy for our eyes and just by making better choices we can prolong our healthy eyesight. Three of the top dangers to your eyesight are diet, sun exposure and smoking.  By understanding the […]

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Do Polarized Sunglasses Really Make a Difference?

Do Polarized Sunglasses Really Make a Difference?

Ultraviolet rays from the sun are incredibly damaging to our eyes, so proper eye protection is important any time of year. Choosing the proper sunglasses is no easy task, with so many choices available. There are many models and styles, making shopping for glasses much like shopping for cars. Additionally, the price range of glasses, […]

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Winter Eye Care

Winter Eye Care

When it comes to your eyes during the harsh winter season, there are many factors that could hinder your vision. One of the most common problems people are faced with during the winter is dry eyes. But there are ways to combat the annoying, uncomfortable condition. First, though, you need to understand the causes and […]

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Vision Solutions for 30s and Under

Vision Solutions for 30s and Under

As we get older, the eyes have different needs and a change in vision is a normal part of the aging process. Generally, people in their 20s and 30s usually have good eyesight and this age is too young for the aging process to cause problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and presbyopia and other common […]

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Sum, Sum, Summertime... Summer Festivals and Swimming and Eye Protection

Sum, Sum, Summertime… Summer Festivals and Swimming and Eye Protection

One of the best things about summertime is going on vacation! Who doesn’t love to sit on the beach and relax under the warm rays of the sun? But, while most people are so distracted by fun in the sun, they often forget about the damage the sun can do to their eyes. We all […]

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Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Although exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun or artificial sources, like a tanning bed, can be damaging to your vision, your eyes do not get sunburned the same way your skin does. They will not turn pink or red, or become a darker color. When eyes are sunburned, this usually means that […]

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Protecting Your Eyes During the Winter

Protecting Your Eyes During the Winter

Many people think of sunglasses as something they only need to worry about in the hot summer months. When we wake up one morning and see the bright sunlight after a week of cloudy, snowy days the last thing we think of is grabbing our sunglasses. This is one habit that you should try to […]

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These Eye Care Tips Can Be Forgotten This Time of Year

These Eye Care Tips Can Be Forgotten This Time of Year

Ah, the holidays. The beautiful gold leaves from your neighbor’s tree have all fallen into your yard, you’ve got 20 relatives coming for Thanksgiving dinner, but only 15 chairs, and Daylight Saving Time is not saving your sanity as you race to finish your seasonal shopping on ever-shortening days. With so much to do this […]

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Protect Your Eyes During the Winter

Protect Your Eyes During the Winter

As the autumn trees turn crimson and gold, the days grow cooler, and we swap swimsuits for sweaters, it’s easy to forget about sunglasses, in particular, and eye health in general. But the change of season brings its own eye-care challenges, particularly for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re shredding the slopes or just sledding down your driveway, protecting […]

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