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Is Bad Vision Genetic?

Generations of women in a family laughing together with the grandmother wearing glasses

You’ve likely noticed that if one person wears glasses, their family members may wear them too. Refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or eye conditions may develop in grandparents, parents, and children alike. Having a family member with bad eyesight doesn’t necessarily mean you have deteriorating vision or an eye condition. However, some conditions […]

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What Diseases Can Be Detected in an Eye Exam?

An optometrist and her patient standing up and discussing the results from her patient's eye exam about potential issues that were uncovered

Seeing Through Your Eyes Eye exams are more than a vision test. Comprehensive eye exams are crucial for understanding eye function and health.  The structures of your eye are like the gears and cogs in a clock. Each part has a function, each precisely shaped, and each working together to create healthy vision. However, when […]

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