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Eye Doctors Share 7 Things You Should Absolutely Never Do With Contact Lenses

Eye Doctors Share 7 Things You Should Absolutely Never Do With Contact Lenses

Even with the best contact lens hygiene in the world, you might still deal with eye issues that warrant a trip to the doctor. If you experience a ton of dryness, redness, pain, discharge, blurry vision, or anything else that makes your vision worse instead of better, we suggest you stop wearing your contacts and call your eye doctor right away. Read more.

Work At A Computer All Day? Here's How to Take Care Of Your Eyes

Work At A Computer All Day? Here's How to Take Care Of Your Eyes

If your work involves heavy computer use, you may notice eye trouble. You’re not alone—at least 50 percent of those who work in front of a computer report eye issues, but the number may be closer to 90 percent.  If you’re having trouble with your eyes, check your screen use. If your symptoms don’t go away, or if you need more information, contact our office to make an appointment.

Don’t Let Smoke Get In Your Eyes! Why Should You Quit?

Don’t Let Smoke Get In Your Eyes! Why Should You Quit?

The American Optometric Association urges individuals to not only quit smoking but also to have the eyes examined regularly as early detection of disease decreases the likelihood of complications in the future. Read more on how smoking can affect your eyes.

School-Aged Vision & Learning Related Vision Problems

School-Aged Vision & Learning Related Vision Problems

It has been estimated that as much as 80% of the learning a child does occurs through his or her eyes. Reading, writing and using computers are among the visual tasks students perform daily. If any of these visual skills are lacking or not functioning properly, a child will have to work harder. This can lead to headaches, fatigue and other eyestrain problems. Parents and teachers need to be alert for these symptoms that may indicate a child has a vision problem.