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When to Worry About Eye Twitching

Most of us know the feeling: a twitch in the eye, uncontrolled and unintentional. It can be distracting, irritating, and a little uncomfortable. An eye twitch can be annoying, but have you ever grown concerned that it might indicate something more serious...


Are Glasses & Contact Prescriptions the Same?

Picture this: you’re picking up a new pair of glasses and ask to add on some contact lenses to your purchase. Would you be surprised to hear you can’t get them without another full eye exam...


Scleral Contact Lenses for Keratoconus & Irregular Corneas

Some eye conditions make finding contacts feel impossible. Keratoconus and other eye conditions can affect the shape of your cornea, making traditional contacts a poor fit—literally and figuratively...


Can Myopia Control Cure Nearsightedness?

If you have ever started your morning by rolling over and grasping for your glasses, you may have dreamt of there one day being a cure for nearsightedness. For now, the only way to correct nearsightedness (also known as myopia) is by wearing contacts or glasses, or with refractive surgery...


What is a Contact Lens Exam & Why Are They Important?

If you have to wear contact lenses, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 45 million people wear contact lenses in America alone...


Are Over-the-counter Eye Drops Safe?

Red, irritated, or dry eyes can reduce your ability to focus and affect your quality of life. Your eyes need comfort to get your work done for the day, and you don’t need to visit your eye doctor to achieve this...


Are Polarized Sunglasses Better for Your Eyes?

Anybody who spends long amounts of time outside or in bright conditions can benefit from the use of polarized sunglasses. The lenses in polarized sunglasses are designed to significantly reduce eye strain and nullify blinding glare caused by light reflecting off of various types of surfaces...


Do Blue Light Glasses Help With Digital Eye Strain?

Many Americans are affected by digital eye strain, a condition caused by extended use of digital screens. If you suffer from the effects of this condition, how do you find relief? Your optometrist can recommend the best solution...


Restasis Vs Xiidra: Which is Best for Dry Eye?

Anybody who has experienced the itchy, irritable sensation of dry eyes has probably tried using drops to relieve the pain. But did you know your eye doctor can prescribe specialty eye drops specific to treating those symptoms...


Why Do You Get Eye Floaters?

If you’ve ever noticed strange squiggly lines, spots, or cobwebs in your vision that dart away when you try to look at them, you may have floaters. They move with your eyes, so you’ll never be able to look directly at them...


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