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Relief for Dry, Irritated Eyes: A Guide to Effective Dry Eye Treatment

Dry, irritated eyes can be bothersome. It occurs when your tear film, which protects your eyes' surface, does not work as it should. But it is a common condition that affects more than six percent of the American adult population.

Glaucoma 101: What is it, How We Treat it, and How to Protect Your Eyes

Glaucoma is a complex eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a leading cause of irreversible blindness and can significantly impact a person's quality of life.

Eye Allergies: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

Eye allergies, also known as allergic conjunctivitis, is an immune response that occurs when your eyes come into contact with something they perceive as a threat. This "threat" could be anything from dust and pollen to pet dander or certain foods.

Back to School: The Effects of Screen Time on Adolescent Eye Health

As we take our young ones back to school, it's essential to consider not only their academic growth but also their physical health. A significant aspect of this is the health of their eyes, particularly in this digital age where screen time is a primary concern.

Behind the Tears: Exploring the Causes of Chronic Dry Eye

Chronic dry eye, a condition that many of us may not be familiar with, is more common than you might think. It's a persistent ailment that can significantly affect a person's quality of life.

What to Expect During a Pediatric Eye Exam

Pediatricians often conduct vision screening during children’s annual physicals. However, the screening is not a substitute for a comprehensive eye exam.

Signs of an Eye Emergency 

The eyes are among the most critical organs in the body and the most influential of the five senses. While they are important, their vulnerability to damage, injury, and infection is just as high.

The Importance of a Proper Contact Lens Fitting

Contact lenses are among the best options for vision correction available today, with over 45 million people in the United States using them. They do not change the appearance of your facial structure in any way like eyeglasses do, which is one of the leading reasons they are popular. 

Why Comprehensive Eye Exams Are Essential for Your Eye Health

Frequent eye exams are necessary even if you do not exhibit any eye issues. Although some might think it might not be essential, the truth is they are. The main reason for this is a thorough eye exam is the only way to identify early symptoms of eye diseases and disorders.

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