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Getting the Most Out of Your Glasses 

Seeing clearly is important to everyone, and a new pair of glasses is an investment into your overall quality of life. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most out of your eyewear purchase, and provide troubleshooting tips for new eyeglasses.  Get an eye exam The first step to getting a new pair […]


What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a very common refractive error that causes blurry vision. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, this condition affects about 1 in 3 Americans. In this blog, we’ll discuss common causes and symptoms of astigmatism, as well as treatment options.  Causes Astigmatism occurs when the cornea or the lens of […]


Is My Child Ready for Contact Lenses?

Is My Child Ready for Contact Lenses? If you have a child who currently wears glasses, chances are they have asked about contact lenses. This is especially true now that masks have become a standard tool to prevent the spread of COVID-19-anyone who has worn a mask with glasses knows the frustration of foggy lenses. […]


Eyelid Cleansers

Eyelid Cleansers Clean eyelids are essential for maintaining healthy eyes and optimal vision, but eyelid hygiene is often overlooked. This can lead to conditions such as dry eye and blepharitis, an inflammatory condition of the eyelids. Fortunately there are many products available to make cleaning your eyelids easy and effective. In this bog, we’ll discuss […]


Vitamin D and Your Eyes

Vitamin D and Your Eyes Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is synthesized by the body when exposed to UV. This vitamin is essential to bone health and calcium absorption, and is known to prevent rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Vitamin D also has an impact on the health of your eyes. […]



Opticians, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, and Occupational Therapists

Opticians, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, and Occupational Therapists Do you need to schedule an eye appointment, but feel confused about which type of provider to see? In this blog we will explain what these eye care professionals do, help you find the best provider for your needs, and introduce you to the amazing staff at Mountain View […]


Eyelash Extensions and Your Eyes

Eyelash Extensions and Your Eyes Eyelash extensions are one of the most popular beauty trends on the market. Used to make eyelashes appear longer and fuller, the process involves gluing artificial strands onto natural lashes for a semi-permanent enhancement. The eyes are a very sensitive part of the body, and as with any procedure, risks […]


Seeing Well at Night

Seeing Well at Night   Living in Alaska means experiencing more than your fair share of long, dark nights. One of the greatest challenges Alaskans face is nighttime driving safety, especially on snowy or icy roads. In this blog, we’ll discuss the best ways to achieve clear vision and stay safe while driving at night.  […]


Smoking and Your Eyes

Smoking and Your Eyes  November is National Smoking Cessation Month! It is a well known fact that smoking is very bad for your body. Smoking leads to heart disease, pulmonary disease, and cancer. What you may not know is that smoking is equally as bad for your eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss some of […]


 
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Eye Care FAQ’s

Eye Care FAQ’s As eye care professionals, we love educating people about their eyes. We hear a lot of the same questions from our patients, so this week we’re giving you answers to the most frequently eye care questions.  What ...Read More »

What Are Eye Floaters?

What Are Eye Floaters? Floaters are a common condition that most people experience at some point in life. They are generally harmless, and in most cases can be ignored, however the presence of floaters can sometimes indicate a serious eye ...Read More »

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