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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.

How People With Bad Eyesight See The World Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings

How People With Bad Eyesight See The World Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings

Have you ever wondered how people with specific eye errors see the world? Philip Barlow, a Cape Town-based artist, has created a series of paintings that vividly shows the struggle of those who have myopia or nearsightedness, the most common refractive error of the eye.

A Retinal Photo is Worth a Thousand Words

A Retinal Photo is Worth a Thousand Words

The painless procedure assists the doctor in the early detection of many disorders including glaucoma, hypertension, diabetes, macular degeneration, retinal detachments, and many more vision threatening conditions. Learn more here on how you can benefit from retinal photography at your next eye exam.