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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 […]


Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Children’s Eye Health and Safety   August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety month! In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance of early eye care for kids, and the best ways to keep your child’s eyes safe and healthy. Vision Development in Children Vision plays a great role in how children grow and learn, as […]


Choosing the Right Eye Drops

Choosing the Right Eye Drops Photo Pixaby Buying eye drops sounds like a simple task, but walking down the eyecare aisle at a grocery store can quickly become overwhelming. With so many over the counter products available, it is hard to know what to choose. This blog will explain the differences between some commonly used […]


Blepharitis

Blepharitis Blepharitis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects the eyelids. It can cause symptoms such as discomfort and dry eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this condition. Causes Blepharitis can occur in two parts of the eyelid:  Anterior Blepharitis affects the front part of the eyelid. This […]


Dry Eye

Dry Eye Dry eye is a common condition, affecting around 5 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH). It occurs for one of two reasons: the eyes do not produce enough tears, or the quality of the tears is poor. This can lead to discomfort such as itching, redness and pain. If […]


Allergies and Your Eyes

Allergies and Your Eyes If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know all too well how frustrating they can be. The same irritants that cause your runny nose and sneezing can also cause symptoms in the eyes, such as itching, redness, swelling, and watering. This condition is called allergic conjunctivitis. In this blog, we’ll discuss […]


Which Sun Lenses Are Right For Me?

Which Sun Lenses Are Right for Me? July is UV safety month! If you have read our blog UV and Your Eyes, you know the importance of sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful UV rays. But do you know which lenses are right for your lifestyle? With so many options to choose from, […]


Aging and Your Eyes

Aging and Your Eyes As you age, your body changes, and your eyes are no exception. Fortunately, in this modern era, there are treatments for most age-related problems. In this blog we’ll discuss some of the common effects of aging on your eyes, and what you can do to keep your eyes healthy. Presbyopia Presbyopia […]


A Spare Pair

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog A Spare Pair If you are one of the 75% of American adults who require vision correction, you know how important your glasses or contact lenses are. Many people would not be able to work, read or operate a vehicle without some kind of correction. But […]


 
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Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2 Does wearing glasses make my eyes weaker? No. Glasses work by bending light rays as they enter your eye. They do not change how your eyes work. When you wear your glasses, they bring light ...Read More »

Winter Eye Care

Winter Eye Care Fairbanksans experience some of the coldest winter weather in the country. Cold winter air can take a toll on our bodies, and it is especially hard on our eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss how winter weather ...Read More »

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