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3 Ways Your Cornea Can Be Damaged

3 Ways Your Cornea Can Be Damaged

The clear part of the eye in front of the colored part (the iris) is called the cornea. It is an amazing tissue, given the fact that it is one of the most highly sensitive and quickest healing parts of the body while simultaneously having to be free of blood vessels...

Bifocals, Progressives, and Reading Glasses

Bifocals, Progressives, and Reading Glasses

There are a wide range of different lenses available for your glasses in the optical world. It can be confusing to decide what type of lenses to get. For some patients a different prescription is needed for viewing distant and near objects. The prescription needed for...

Uveitis: The Causes and Treatments

Uveitis: The Causes and Treatments

Have you ever visited the optometrist for light sensitive, sore eyes? They may have diagnosed you with something called uveitis (also known as iritis), prescribed you several medications to combat it, and possibly ordered or performed some extra tests to find the...

How Does the Eye Work?

How Does the Eye Work?

You may have wondered how your eyes actually allow you to see. There are many parts in the eyes and brain responsible for this, and each one has a unique role. Some are directly used for seeing, some are for support, and others are for protection of the other...

Why Do My Eyes Water?

Why Do My Eyes Water?

Watery or runny eyes can be caused by several conditions, such as allergies, inflammation, or injuries.  But the most common cause of watery eyes is surprising – dry eye disease.  Meibomian gland dysfunction can lead to dry eyes and common symptoms like burning or...

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism?

Refractive error is the general term used to describe vision conditions that occur when light irregularly enters the eye and forms a blurred image.  Conditions like nearsightedness and farsightedness are considered common forms of refractive error that can cause...

Blepharitis and Eyelid Bumps 

Blepharitis and Eyelid Bumps 

The eyelids do more than just protect the eyes.  They help us maintain a healthy ocular surface by producing part of the tear film and distributing it across the front of the eye.  Many problems can arise if the eyelids are not properly cared for, including dry eye...

Dilated Eye Exams and Retinal Health

Dilated Eye Exams and Retinal Health

There is much more to an eye exam than determining a prescription and treating vision problems.  Optometrists are trained to thoroughly evaluate the health of the entire eye, including the front surface, the back lining, and all internal structures.  This allows...

Have Dry Eyes? Try Scleral Lenses!

Have Dry Eyes? Try Scleral Lenses!

Scleral contact lenses are some of the newest and most popular developments in contact lenses.  Scleral lenses have many different design aspects than regular soft contact lenses, which make them an appealing option. For starters, scleral lenses are larger than soft...

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