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The Link Between Myopia, Cataracts, & Glaucoma

Not being able to see things far away has become more common. Interestingly, this phenomenon coincides with more close-work in daily life, from the classroom, to the office, to our smart devices. Myopia (also known as nearsightedness) is a well-known refractive error. It causes difficulty seeing things from afar, while your close-range vision remains sharp. […]

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The Experts Answer Your Top Ortho-K Questions

What is Orthokeratology? Orthokeratology, or ortho-k, is a non-surgical way to correct vision problems while you sleep. The ortho-k lenses reshape your cornea, similar to how braces work for your teeth. Because ortho-k is surgery-free, it’s an option for people who: Can’t have or don’t want laser eye surgery Don’t want to wear glasses or […]

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Avoiding Eye Injuries From Fireworks This Fourth of July

In 2017, data from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission revealed that almost 13,000 emergency and eye care clinic admission cases were related to fireworks. Of this number, 36% were injuries to the eyes, ears and face. What’s more telling is that a majority of these cases occurred between the months of June and July. This obvious […]

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