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What is ORA?

What is ORA? If you are planning to have cataract surgery, you may already know about the option to have premium cataract surgery with Optiwave Refractive Analysis (ORA). This upgraded procedure has many benefits over standard cataract surgery, and is frequently recommended by eye doctors. But what is ORA and how does it work? In […]


What is Premium Cataract Surgery?

What is premium cataract surgery? If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cataracts, you may have heard about premium cataract surgery as a treatment option. But what does that mean? In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract surgery options and what makes “premium” treatment different.  What is a cataract? A cataract occurs when […]


When Should I Have Cataract Surgery?

When Should I Have Cataract Surgery? If your eye doctor has diagnosed you with cataracts, you may be wondering what to do next. The only treatment for cataracts is surgery, and it is ultimately up to you to decide when you are ready for treatment. In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract symptoms and surgery options.  […]


Photochromic Lenses

Photochromic Lenses If you wear glasses, chances are you’ve been asked the question “Would you like your lenses to turn dark when you go outside?”. You may even be wearing photochromic lenses now! These lenses have been around for decades, and new advances in lens design make them better than ever. In this blog, we’ll […]


Diet and Nutrition for Eye Health

Diet and Nutrition for Eye Health Photo Unsplash You know that a healthy diet and getting enough exercise are integral components of our overall health, but you may not know that a healthy lifestyle can benefit your eyes as well. In this blog, we’ll discuss the connection between diet, nutrition and ocular health. Vitamins and […]


Colorblindness

Colorblindness Image Pixaby Everyone sees color differently. For people with color blindness, colors appear very different than how a normal eye perceives them. In this blog, we’ll discuss the different types of colorblindness, as well as the risk factors and treatment options for this condition.  What is colorblindness Colorblindness is a partial or complete lack […]


Why Everyone Needs an Eye Exam

Why Everyone Needs an Eye Exam Image Pixaby There is a common misconception that eye exams are only necessary if you wear glasses. Not only is this incorrect, it can be a dangerous assumption to make. Regular eye exams are important for everyone, from children to seniors. In this blog, we’ll discuss what your doctor […]


Caring For Your Glasses

Caring for Your Glasses   Photo Unsplash Glasses are an investment that should last at least 1-2 years with proper care. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most from your purchase by properly cleaning and storing your glasses, and what to do if problems arise.  How to Clean Glasses Properly cleaning your glasses […]


Contact Lens Care During COVID-19

Contact Lens Care During COVID-19 Proper contact lens care is essential to keep your eyes healthy and get the most use out of your lenses. This is especially true now, as evidence shows that COVID-19 can be spread through the eyes. The best way to keep your eyes safe is to avoid wearing contact lenses, […]


How Do Your Eyes Work?

How Do Your Eyes Work? Your eyes are one of the most complex organs in the body, second only to the brain. They perform much like a camera, allowing light to enter and processing it into data that our brains use to form images. When one part of the eye is not functioning correctly, the […]


 
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Genetics and Eye Health

Genetics and Eye Health Genetics are the inherited building blocks that determine much of who we are, from our gender to our eye color. But genetics may affect more than how our eyes look-they are sometimes responsible for how our ...Read More »

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, ...Read More »

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