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What are Occupational Lenses, and Are They for Me?

What are Occupational Lenses, and Are They for Me? With so much of our work and free time spent on computers and handheld digital devices, it is no surprise that complaints of digital eye strain are on the rise. Occupational lenses, often called workspace, computer, or intermediate lenses, are a type of corrective lens designed […]


Marijuana and Glaucoma

Marijuana and Glaucoma In 2014 Alaska passed ballot Measure 2, making it the third US state to legalize the production, sale, and use of Marijuana. Before it received legal status for recreational use, Marijuana was legalized for medicinal purposes in 1998. One of the medical diagnoses that is often associated with Marijuana is Glaucoma. But […]


Heterochromia

Heterochromia Heterochromia Iridum, also called Heterochromia Iridis or simply Heterochromia, is a condition in which a person has different colored eyes. In fact, the word Heterochromia directly translates from Latin to mean “different” (hetero) “colors” (chromia). This condition is rare, affecting less than 200,000 people worldwide. In this blog, we’ll discuss different types of heterochromia, […]


Eye Injury Prevention and First Aid

Eye Injury Prevention and First Aid Eye injuries are one of the most common reasons for a trip to the eye doctor, but most eye injuries are preventable. In this blog, we’ll discuss eye injury prevention and first aid, as well as when you should call your eye doctor, or visit the emergency room.  Preventing […]


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 […]


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 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 […]


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