Educational Blog Articles

Lazy Eye

Lazy eye, also referred to as amblyopia, is a condition that develops in infancy or early childhood, and it typically starts when the focus in one eye is more enhanced than the other. The eye with less focus might be impaired due to a significant amount of farsightedness or astigmatism, or something could be obstructing light from getting through like

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Stress and Vision

Did you know that your eyes are an extension of your brain? There are six muscles connected to each eye, and they receive signals from the brain. These signals direct the eyes movements and, thus, control their ability to focus. When you are stressed, your brain goes through a number of changes and signals some of your body’s glands to

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October Newsletter: The Advantages of Prescription Sunglasses

The Advantages of Prescription Sunglasses Sunny days pose a problem if you wear prescription glasses. Drugstore sunglasses don’t offer the clear vision you need, while clip-on sunglass lenses rarely fit well. Fortunately, prescription sunglasses are available. Why It’s So Important to Wear Sunglasses Exposure to ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVA) light from the sun raises your risk of

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October Newsletter: What Are Ocular Migraines and How Can They Be Prevented?

Could Ocular Migraines Be Responsible for Temporary Vision Changes? Ocular migraines, also called retinal migraines, cause temporary vision loss and changes in your vision. Although the symptoms don’t last long, ocular migraines can be frightening, particularly if you’ve never experienced these visual symptoms before. What Happens During an Ocular Migraine? During an ocular migraine, you might notice a blind spot

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Pain Management

We take a lot of aspects of our vision for granted. We expect to see nearby and faraway objects clearly, even if we require our eye care provider to prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses to do so. A huge degree of the information we take in about our world and our surroundings takes place visually, yet we rarely recognize and

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Nutrition for Eye Health

Eating right is essential for keeping your body healthy. This is as true for your eyes as it is for your heart. A diet that is rich in fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and is low in saturated fat, can reduce your risk of heart disease. This will also keep your arteries healthy, so they can continue to supply

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