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What’s in a Prescription?

It seems like contact lenses and glasses would use the same prescription. After all, the idea is that your eyes don’t see quite right, so you use a lens to change the view, and then you see clearly, right? Well, the two prescriptions are quite different. Few patients check the numbers or notice any change…
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Cataracts Awareness: What You Need to Know

Cataracts occur when the lens in one or both of your eyes becomes cloudy. Usually this happens with age, and the condition is very common in older people. More than half of all Americans will experience symptoms of cataracts by the time they reach 80. Why Does it Happen? The lenses in our eyes are…
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Blue Light in Focus: Are Your Eyes at Risk?

More and more patients are asking about how blue light may be affecting their health. With stories about blue light exposure and possible risks frequently in the news, it’s important to understand what high energy blue light is and why you should protect your eyes. What is High Energy Blue Light? Blue light is simply…
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Non-Glare Lenses

Non-glare lenses (or anti-reflective) are a common and cost-effective feature that many eyeglass wearers elect to have put in their frames. It’s one of those things that you usually don’t notice or think about when you have it, but you notice when it’s not there! Non-glare lenses are simply lenses that have this anti-reflective coating…
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