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So you’re 40 now-A guide to Presbyopia for millennials (and everyone else!)

So you’re 40 now-A guide to Presbyopia for millennials (and everyone else!) Millennials are defined as anyone born between 1981 and 1996, which means that some of the oldest millennials, sometimes referred to as Geriatric Millennials, began turning 40 this year! Around age 40, many people begin to notice changes in their eyes, most notably […]


Why Contact Lenses and Water Don’t Mix 

Why Contact Lenses and Water Don’t Mix  If you wear contact lenses, you may find yourself tempted to keep them in while you swim or shower. While contacts are a versatile way to correct your vision in situations where glasses might not be practical, it is not safe to wear contact lenses in situations where […]


Choosing the Right Contact Lenses

Choosing the Right Contact Lenses Contact lenses have come a long way over the decades. Improvements in technology have significantly improved comfort and convenience for contact lens wearers, but with so many options available it can be difficult to know which lenses are right for you. In this blog, we’ll discuss the many types of […]


How Do Contact Lenses Work?

How Do Contact Lenses Work? If you are one of the 45 million contact lens wearers in the US, you know that they are a great way to correct your vision. But do you know how they actually work? In this blog, we’ll discuss the history of contact lenses, and how they help us see […]


Eye Care FAQ’s Part 3

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 3 You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers! In our third FAQ blog, we’ll answer some of the most common eye care questions we hear from our patients. We hope you learn something new! What steps can I take to keep my eyes healthy? Keeping your eyes healthy starts with a […]


Eye Comfort and Safety in the Workplace

Eye Comfort and Safety in the Workplace If you are one of the millions of Americans who regularly works on a computer, you know the struggle: dry eyes, blurry vision, neck and back pain are some of the most common complaints at workstations. Spending hours on the computer is hard on our eyes and our […]


What Are Punctal Plugs?

What Are Punctal Plugs? Anyone who has experienced dry eye symptoms knows how frustrating it can be to achieve relief. Artificial tears are a great way to combat symptoms, but the relief they offer is temporary. For those struggling with moderate to severe dry eye syndrome (DES), eye doctors may recommend punctal plugs. These small […]


Diabetic Eye Exams

Diabetic Eye Exams November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Complication from diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in the US, and data shows that its prevalence is continuing to grow worldwide. It is important for people living with diabetes to have regular eye exams to prevent damage to the eyes known […]


Is Indoor Tanning Safe For My Eyes?

Is Indoor Tanning Safe For My Eyes? As the cold weather sets in, and sunlight becomes scarce, many Alaskans turn to tanning beds as a form of artificial sunlight. While visiting a tanning bed can feel like a miniature vacation, research suggests that artificial tanning can cause serious skin damage, as well as damage to […]


Blue Light Resources and Safety

Blue Light Resources and Safety Blue light exposure from digital devices has become a hot topic. Once a specialty product, blue light blocking glasses are available online, in boutiques, and even at some gas stations. Greater product availability makes it easier than ever to purchase protective eyewear, but does this eyewear actually do what it […]


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So you’re 40 now-A guide to Presbyopia for millennials (and everyone else!)

So you’re 40 now-A guide to Presbyopia for millennials (and everyone else!) Millennials are defined as anyone born between 1981 and 1996, which means that some of the oldest millennials, sometimes referred to as Geriatric Millennials, began turning 40 this ...Read More »

Why Contact Lenses and Water Don’t Mix 

Why Contact Lenses and Water Don’t Mix  If you wear contact lenses, you may find yourself tempted to keep them in while you swim or shower. While contacts are a versatile way to correct your vision in situations where glasses ...Read More »

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