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NOV
15
2017
Optometry

The Field Of Optometry

Difference Between An Ophthalmologist, Optometrist And Optician When you hear the word “optometry,” you know it deals with an eye doctor. But when it comes to your vision, you want to see the right doctor at the right time. Your eyes have specific needs and the type of eye doctor
OCT
15
2017
Side-by-side-photo-of-a-healthy-eye-vs-not-healthy

What Happens If Pink Eye Isn’t Caught?

Pink Eye Can Be A Serious Issue Pink eye is also sometimes called conjunctivitis. It can be either bacterial or viral and is often highly contagious. If you suspect pink eye, you want to get treatment as soon as you can. If you don’t know you have pink eye, or you don’t go to the
SEP
15
2017
Woman-putting-her-contact-in-her-eye

FAQ About Contact Lenses

Considering Contact Lenses If you have worn glasses for a while and you want to consider contact lenses, there are a number of questions floating through your mind. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about contact lenses that will help you make an informed
AUG
15
2017
Glaucoma

What Is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma Glaucoma is a condition that damages the eye’s optic nerve and only gets worse over time. It can be linked to the buildup of pressure in the eye. It is often inherited and does not always show up until later in life. The increased pressure can cause damage to the optic
JUL
15
2017
Should You Go Into Optometry

Should You Go Into Optometry?

Is Optometry Your Career Path? Optometrists are doctors who diagnose vision problems. They can also prescribe corrective lenses and eye medications. They aren’t ophthalmologists, who also perform eye surgeries. And they aren’t opticians, who design, fit, and dispense lenses. If
JUN
15
2017
Recognizing Pink Eye

Title: Recognizing Pink Eye

Diagnosing Pink Eye Recognize The Symptoms The first step in figuring out if you have pink eye is watching for signs and symptoms of the ailment. Of course, you will have pinkness in your eye and one or both eyes will also have an itching or burning sensation in them. You may
MAY
15
2017
Woman Uses Tea Bags To lessen eye pains from Contact Lenses

How To Treat Swollen Eyes Due To Contact Lenses

The Best Remedies For Swollen Eyes Thanks To Contacts When it comes to wearing contact lenses, your eyes can become swollen for many reasons. Wearing old eye makeup or accidentally getting some in your eye from overapplication can irritate eyes—especially for contact users.
APR
15
2017
Doctor Inspects Client With Glaucoma

What Is Glaucoma?

Everything You Need To Know About Glaucoma You’ve probably been prompted to get your eyes examined at some point in your life. When you go for an eye exam you might hear a lot about glaucoma or be urged to take a glaucoma test. This is especially important for elderly patients,
MAR
15
2017
Little Girl Trying On Glasses At The Optometry

Does Your Child Need An Optometry Appointment?

Kids Optometry 101: Common Signs of Vision Impairment Eye exams for children are extremely important. Did you know that 5 to 10 percent of preschoolers and about 25 percent of school-aged children have vision problems? It’s important to book a routine eye exam for your child once