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How Often Should I Schedule An Eye Exam?

Eye exam frequency varies from person to person depending on their age, health status, whether they wear glasses or not, and previous eye health history. However, as a general rule, we recommend scheduling eye exams following the guidelines set forth by the American Optometric Association (AOA). Eye Exam Frequency: What’s Best For You? Beyond the […]

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5 Reasons To Avoid Rubbing Your Eyes

There is almost nothing more satisfying than a good, long, thorough eye rubbing when you have itchy or irritated eyes. However, rubbing your eyes is one of the worst things you can do. In most cases, it makes existing problems worse. In worst-case scenarios, eye rubbing causes more damage. In most cases, excessive or habitual […]

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Have You Ever Seen Floaters Or Flashes Of Light?

Have you ever looked at a blank wall or stared off into space or the sky and noticed clear-ish, random shapes “floating” by your field of vision? You blink, but they don’t go away, and they move with you as you look in other directions. Those are called floaters. While they’re normal under those circumstances, […]

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Dry Eye Symptoms And Relief

The American Optometric Association (AOA) describes dry eye as “a condition in which a person doesn't have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear vision.” Dry Eye Symptoms While symptoms of dry eye are uncomfortable […]

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How To Treat A Scratched Eye

Scratched eyes are common, typically the result of foreign objects getting trapped underneath an eyelid and rubbed against the surface of the eye, or objects passing across an open eye as the result of flying or windborne debris in the workplace or outdoors. While the resulting scratch can be excruciatingly painful and irritating to start, […]

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Bacterial Eye Infections: DIY Treatment Or Eye Doctor?

Did you or a family member wake up with red or goopy eyes this morning? Have itchy or stinging eyes that are getting worse instead of better, even with the use of OTC eye drops? It sounds like you might have a bacterial eye infection (bacterial conjunctivitis). Symptoms And Treatment Options For Bacterial Eye Infections […]

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10 Common Causes Of Eye Pain

Irritated, uncomfortable, or painful eyes are impossible to ignore. And, as family eye doctors, we’re glad that is the case. Eye pain and discomfort without an apparent cause, or pain/discomfort that lasts longer than a couple of days or is associated with other symptoms, should always be examined by an optometrist. 10 Reasons Your Eyes Hurt […]

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10 Reasons You Have Red Eyes

Are your eyes looking red and irritated? Red eyes are one of the first signs that there is something going on and that treatment may be needed. In most cases, you’ll be able to treat the problem at home by flushing the eyes, using eye drops, and avoiding irritants. Other times, your red eyes may […]

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Viral Eye Infections: Symptoms And Treatment

Conjunctivitis is the clinical term for inflammation and infection of the eye. There are two common types of conjunctivitis: bacterial and viral. The first type is caused by bacteria, and the second is caused by a virus. In healthy children and adults, bacterial and viral eye infections usually go away on their own within 7 […]

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Schedule Eye Exams To Monitor Effects Of High-Risk Meds

Medication side effects run the gamut, with the most common being upset stomach, headaches, changes in energy, or dry mouth. However, some relatively common medications cause side effects that can negatively affect the health of your eyes and vision. Make sure to share all of your medication prescriptions and supplement lists with your optometrist. We’ll […]

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