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Your Eye Health Articles

Procedures
Protecting Your Eyes from UV Light

UV Radiation Can Damage Your Eyes Any Time of Year. Here’s How You Can Protect Them As Optometrists, we routinely see the impact that UV rays have on our patients eyes. These rays, which are invisible to our eyes, can have a profound impact- especially with long-term exposure. As we…

Published: 2016-05-16Read Article
What Does Your Sunglasses UV Rating Really Mean?

When choosing sunglasses, most people choose based on style and how they look. Don’t get us wrong - fashion is important. But what’s even more important is the protection of your eyes from harmful UV rays. Luckily, there is a way to accomplish both - if you know what to…

Published: 2016-04-15Read Article
Understanding the Human Eye

The eye is a fascinating organ, made up of many different parts which all work together with the brain to provide sight. Much like a digital camera, when one part isn’t functioning well, images can be blurry or not even get transmitted to the visual cortex. An annual eye exam…

Published: 2015-12-15Read Article
Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)

Strabismus, or crossed eyes, is an eye condition that can cause sufferers to experience reduced binocular function in addition to problems with depth perception and visual space orientation. Those suffering from strabismus are generally unable to align both eyes appropriately, causing one to turn inward or outward without the other…

Published: 2015-12-15Read Article
Presbyopia (Aging Eyes & Vision)

An unfortunate side effect of aging, presbyopia refers to a condition that all adults over the age of 45 will eventually experience. When your eye’s crystalline lens ages, it becomes less flexible, which negatively affects focus and can make it increasingly difficult for you to perform everyday tasks such as…

Published: 2015-12-15Read Article
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