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Contact Lenses for Presbyopia

Contact Lenses for Presbyopia

Presbyopia is the natural development of farsightedness that begins to occur in your mid to late 40’s.  As we grow older, the focusing system of our eye becomes weaker and less flexible, and close objects will appear blurry without the help of a reading prescription. ...

Protect Your Children from Lazy Eye and Amblyopia

Protect Your Children from Lazy Eye and Amblyopia

Amblyopia is a condition that arises during visual development that can negatively and permanently affect vision.  It is commonly referred to as a “lazy eye,” and causes reduced vision in one eye that cannot be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, or surgery.  It...

Eyelids, Eyelashes, and Eye Health 

Eyelids, Eyelashes, and Eye Health 

Our eyelids protect our eyes, help produce part of our tear film, and play an important role in the overall health of our eyes.  When they are not properly cared for, the eyelids and eyelashes can end up causing problems, from dry eye disease, to swollen flaky lids,...

Understanding the Vitreous of the Eye

Understanding the Vitreous of the Eye

Inside of everybody’s eye, there is a gel-like substance that provides the eye with protection and nutrients. This “gel” is called the vitreous, and is responsible for giving the eye its sturdy shape.  Throughout life, normal age-related changes occur within the...

Are Contact Lenses Safe for Kids?

Are Contact Lenses Safe for Kids?

Contact lenses are a very popular option for visual correction.  Many people choose contact lenses over traditional glasses because of the comfort, clear vision, and cosmetic benefit they offer.  With these benefits in mind, many parents and children have questions...