Why Does Your Eyelid Twitch?

            A twitching eyelid, or an eye spasm, happens involuntary and can be caused by multiple factors. Your eyelid may completely close or suddenly jolt, causing slight discomfort and annoyance. There are three common types of eyelid spasms: the eyelid twitch, which behaves like a tic, essential blepharospasm, and hemifacial spasm. Once you identify the spasm…

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Why You Should Use Both an Eye Serum and an Eye Cream

Our eyes are one of the first places we begin to show the visible signs of aging. Undereye wrinkles can begin to form as early as your 20s. Dark circles, puffy eyes, and undereye bags can begin to form in your teens. To address these issues, you need to identify designated eye care products. This…

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Are Online Eye Exams Okay?

Life gets busy sometimes and it is hard to find time to go in for your yearly check-ups. So, an easy and quick online eye exam sounds tempting, especially for those of us who have a hard time fitting these appointments into our schedules. But beware, because though these online tests may refill your prescriptions,…

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What is Myopia Control?

Does it seem like every year when you bring your kids in for their check-up their vision continues toworsen? When will it stop changing? I get that question all the time! There is a normal amount ofchanging year to year in our young kids but what happens if it is getting significantly worse each year?Will…

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What Is Sports Vision Training?

Do you feel like your athletic performance isn’t living up to your ability? It could be a sports visionproblem holding you back. Sports vision is not just about how clearly you can see things. There areactually 17 different visual skills involved with sports vision. These skills not only allow you to see clearlybut help with…

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Facts About Night Blindness

Night blindness, or nyctalopia, is he inability to see well at night or in low lighting conditions likeat a restaurant. This is a symptom of a problem with usually the retina, the tissue that lines the back ofthe eye. If you are nearsighted, you may also experience trouble seeing at night but this is not…

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Contact Lens Safety

October is “Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month” and I would like to take the time today to educateyou on the best way to care for your contact lenses to help prevent any complications. According to theCDC, there are 45 million contact lens wearers in the United States, which is about 15% of thepopulation. Are Contact…

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Who is Good for LASIK

“Would I be a good candidate for LASIK?” This is a question I get daily. The answer seems like it shouldbe pretty simple but there are quite a few things that go into determining whether or not LASIK is aprocedure that would benefit you. Today I’m going to give a rundown of what we generally…

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Ultimate guide to Contact Lens Solutions

Contact lenses lay directly on your eye, improve vision, and come in soft and hard varieties. Because they are more comfortable to use than hard lenses, soft contacts are the most common. This eyewear is usually safe as long as they are used and cared for properly. Using the contact lens cleaner that your optometrist…

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