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Don't Let Age-Related Macular Degeneration Take Away Your Vision

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the eye diseases you may encounter as you get older. It is a slowly progressing disease that may affect your vision before you experience any other symptoms. Here are the facts about AMD and how to prevent it from stealing away your vision. Two Forms of AMD With both types of AMD, your retina can be damaged so it no longer responds to light. Read More»

Three Steps To Caring For Your Child's Glasses

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Three steps to caring for your toddler’s glasses  If your child has just gotten glasses and is learning to wear them, much of the duty of caring for the glasses will fall on you as a parent. You’ll need to teach your child to wear the glasses constantly and how to treat the glasses so as not to break them, and you’ll need to keep the glasses clean and keep an eye on their condition so you can make adjustment or repair appointments as needed. Read More»

3 Things Athletes Need To Know About Retinal Detachment

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While you’re playing sports, you can suffer a wide variety of injuries, including eye injuries. One potentially sight-threatening eye injury you may experience is retinal detachment. Here are three things you need to know about retinal detachment. How does retinal detachment happen? Retinal detachment can occur following trauma to the head during sports, like being tackled on the football field. The impact of the trauma makes your eyeball rapidly compress and decompress, and in some cases, this can produce enough force to pull your vitreous (filling of your eye) away from your retina. Read More»

The Differences Between Soft And RGP Contacts

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If you have been thinking about switching to contact lenses, at least some of the time, then you want to become educated on the different types of contacts you will have to choose from. Choosing the best contacts for your individual needs will ensure you get the most out of them and are completely satisfied with the experience. This article will provide you with knowledge on some of the types of contacts so you can determine the right ones for your needs. Read More»

How To Keep Driving Safely As You Age

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You probably already know that as you grow older, your vision may change and become less clear. If you’re having trouble seeing clearly while driving, you may be a hazard to yourself and people around you. You might be surprised to know that your eyes may be experiencing age-related problems that a new vision prescription alone can’t fix. Here are some lesser-known age-related vision problems and some ideas on how to reduce them. Read More»