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Learn The Difference Between Myopia and Hyperopia

Having healthy eyesight is incredibly important. Simple everyday activities such as reading, watching TV, or driving become difficult without it....

Effective Treatments For Your Red Eyes: How To Prevent And Treat It

Red eyes can be frustrating and uncomfortable, affecting individuals of all ages. Whether caused by allergies, dryness, or eye strain, it can impact...

Emergency Eye Care: When to Seek Immediate Help

When it comes to our health, certain situations require immediate attention. One area often overlooked is emergency eye care. Knowing when to seek...

The Truth About Blue Light Glasses

Although blue light glasses are becoming increasingly popular, there is still a lot of confusion about what they do and don't do. On the one hand,...

5 Easy Exercises To Improve Vision

Your vision can be your greatest tool in performing your daily tasks. From moving around to working, having a healthy vision is crucial to avoiding...

Discover Here Healthy Eye Care Habits

Everyone knows it's important to take care of your health. Still, many people don't realize that your eyes are important to your overall health....

How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Your eyes are one of the most important organs in your body. They allow you to see the world around you and are essential for your overall health....

All You Need To Know About Contact Lenses

Many Americans use contact lenses to aid their vision. The FDA estimates that over 45 million Americans wear contact lenses. Contact lenses are...

All About Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a condition that affects millions of Americans. It impairs vision and limits capacities. People with astigmatism will have to undergo...

How to Maintain Eye Health if You’re Over 50

Your eyesight might be affected by aging and certain lifestyle choices, especially if you're in your 50s or older.  While eye tests (eye exams) are...
Can Weather Changes Cause Dry Eye?

Can Weather Changes Cause Dry Eye?

Experiencing dry eyes can be painful and uncomfortable, like needles piercing through your eyeballs or sand scattered around them. It becomes even...

Discover Here Healthy Eye Care Habits

Discover Here Healthy Eye Care Habits

Everyone knows it's important to take care of your health. Still, many people don't realize that your eyes are important to your overall health....

5 Common Causes Of Red Eyes

5 Common Causes Of Red Eyes

Red eye is a fairly common problem that can happen due to many factors. It's a condition where the whites of your eyes look red or bloodshot. In...

How Often To Have An Eye Exam?

The frequency with which you should have an eye exam depends on many factors, including your age, health history, and whether you have vision...

LASIK Eye Surgery Side Effects

LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis) is a type of eye surgery that corrects vision problems caused by an abnormal curve in the cornea, the clear...

LASIK Eye Surgery Recovery Time

LASIK eye surgery is a very common and safe procedure that can correct your vision and help you see more clearly. Most people who have the surgery...

What Do Flashes in Vision Mean?

What Do Flashes in Vision Mean?

Have you been experiencing flashes in your vision? Flashes are bright spots or lights in your vision. They are usually harmless, but in some cases,...

5 Easy Exercises To Improve Vision

5 Easy Exercises To Improve Vision

Your vision can be your greatest tool in performing your daily tasks. From moving around to working, having a healthy vision is crucial to avoiding...

Popular Myths About Eyeglasses

Popular Myths About Eyeglasses

If not for other reasons, your sight will change as you age. This is a natural part of the aging process, and it's nothing to be alarmed about....

How To Adapt To Contact Lenses

How To Adapt To Contact Lenses

Did you just get your new contact glasses in Bourbonnais and are feeling a little apprehensive? Or maybe you've been wearing them for a while but...

The Truth About Blue Light Glasses

The Truth About Blue Light Glasses

Although blue light glasses are becoming increasingly popular, there is still a lot of confusion about what they do and don't do. On the one hand,...

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Blue Light Glasses: What You Should Know

Experiencing digital eye strain, or just worried about blue light? Blue light glasses can help. Read on to learn more about the effects of blue light and what blue light glasses can do.

What Does It Mean to Have Astigmatism?

If you’ve been diagnosed with astigmatism, and you’re unsure of what that means for you, read on to take away some mystery.

Near and Farsighted? Consider Bifocal Contact Lenses

Struggling with near and farsightedness? Do you have bifocal glasses but would like a change? Consider switching to bifocal contact lenses for crystal clear vision this year.

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