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8 Ways to Reduce Screen Strain

Screen stressors are a modern issue for our eye health. If you’re a student who uses a computer for class, an employee who does a majority of your work on a screen, an avid television watcher, or spend a lot of time on your smartphone, your eyes may be suffering from screen strain. The following are a few remedies that can reduce screen strain...

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Chemical Burns and the eye: All you need to know

Chemical burns occur when the eye comes in contact with a chemical substance, and it can have a severe impact on the eye. A chemical substance can have severe effects on the quality of vision and the long-term health of the eyes if care is not taken. And it is so severe that once you experience this, you should immediately go to see an Optometrist in Winter Park...

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Diabetic Eye Disease – Other Eye Conditions Linked to Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease that should never be ignored. Its tendency to affect the eyes makes it imperative that you visit an eye doctor once diagnosed. The most common eye disease related to diabetes is Diabetic Retinopathy which is more commonly known as “Diabetic Eye Disease.” This term covers a lot of other eye conditions related to diabetes such as cataracts, Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) and Glaucoma...

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11 Tips for wearing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a great product for improving visual acuity, however they do have their limitations. The following are a few things to avoid when wearing contact lenses...

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Eye Protection Tips For Computer Users

Most of our work is done on computers, and there is usually no escape from it. It is a visually intensive task and, unfortunately, our work pressure and lifestyles do not give us the opportunity to be kind to our eyes. Which is why these tips should come in handy...

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Dry Eye Syndrome- What You Should Know

Dry eye related discomfort is the most common ailment treated by optometrists. Dry eye syndrome, often referred to as keratitis sicca or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is caused by insufficient and/or poor quality of tears.There are three main components to human tears. The bulk of human tears are produced by the lacrimal gland...

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More Info On Contact Lenses

If you’ve made the decision to get contact lenses, you’re probably wondering what the best type is for you. Here are they types of contacts we provide, and their respective pros and cons...

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Computer Vision Syndrome

With all the devices we’ve grown attached to over the last 10 years, it’s no surprise to learn that our eyes suffer from excessive exposure to their bright screens...

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Daily or Monthly Contact Lens: Making a choice

Before you are issued your contact lenses, you have the option of getting either a daily or monthly contact lens. If you have been wearing glasses for a long time, you may find the process of switching to contact lenses arduous. Before you have to worry about the details and specifics of getting contact lenses, you may need to ask your optometrist some questions about the type of lens you need...

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The Causes of dry eyes that you have to know

The primary environmental factor that causes dry eye is wind exposure. If you are engaged in activities that cause the wind to blow heavily against your eyes, you will find out that your eyes feel dry within a short time. Try not to look directly into strong winds, especially if particles or sand are flying by...

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Pinkeye: All You Need to Know

Pinkeye, or Conjunctivitis, is a very common eye disease, especially for youth. Outbreaks of Pinkeye often happen at elementary schools...

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What You Need to Know About Far-sighted Eyes

Far-sightedness, or Hyperopia, is an eye condition in which light is focused behind, instead of on, the retina. This results in nearby objects looking blurry while far objects look clear...

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Contact Lens Care

Many contact users either grow complacent or don’t care about proper care for their lenses. This can lead to a host of issues from wasting money to causing eye issues. Here’s some helpful info on how to avoid these issues with your contact lenses...

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All You Need To Know About Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are used for vision correction and are placed on the cornea of the eye. They’ve been intensively developed and modified over the years become the most effective and comfortable they can be. Here’s all you need to know about contact lenses...

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Eye Allergies

Are you familiar with all of the unpleasant signs of allergies? If you are one of the millions of people who are affected by allergies, this list of symptoms should appear only too familiar...

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Why People Visit Optometrists

Are you on the fence about getting your eyes checked out? Here are some facts that will clear up any questions you have about optometrists...

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All You Need to Know About Night Blindness

Night blindness, also known as Nyctalopia, is the inability to acclimatize to dim lighting conditions. Some people become more nearsighted at night as the pupil dilates in dark conditions, a condition called spherical aberration...

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Eye Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

Eye problems range from mild to severe in symptoms and conditions. With various types of problems that range from dry eyes to bloodshot eyes, and from eye discharge and puffy eyes, we have to remember that our vision is our most important sense, our windows to the world, and therefore if problems occur it's best to seek the advice of an eye care professional immediately...

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Top Ten Foods (Nutrients) That Are Healthy For Your Eyes

Taking care of your eyes does not always need to involve an eye doctor in Winter Park. Here are the top ten foods (nutrients) that are healthy for your eyes"...

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Tips for protecting your eyes during seasonal allergies

All things begin anew in Spring, including the onset of seasonal allergies. Here we’ll explore how allergies begin, the symptoms, and treatments...

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