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5 Things Contact Lens Wearers Should Never Do

Caring for contact lenses may seem intimidating if you’re new to wearing them. Contact lens care isn’t difficult, yet there are a few precautions you should take if you wear contact lenses. 1. Never Wash Contacts with Water Unfortunately, water often contains bacteria...

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Vision May Change During Pregnancy

According to a recent survey conducted by the American Optometric Association (AOA), moms rank seeing their newborn baby for the first time as their top milestone moment during pregnancy and those first days of motherhood. Yet, many moms-to-be aren’t aware that...

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3 Ways to Help Relieve Eye Allergies

Nothing is more irritating than the feeling that there is something in your eye. But if your eyes are red and irritated, and you don’t see anything in them, it could be allergies. Here are three ways to help you reduce the impact of eye allergies. Try to Determine the...

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Why UV Protection for Your Eyes is Important

Summer has arrived in Phoenix and it’s a good time to start thinking about how to best protect our eyes. We know UV rays are harmful to our eyes, but what are the risks and how important are sunglasses to our eye health? How UV Rays Can Damage Our Eyes UV rays are...

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What are the Early Signs of Cataracts?

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens in the eye that usually comes with aging, but can be caused by other things as well, like smoking or prolonged exposure to the sun or other dangerous light. Studies have found that more than 50% of senior citizens (people over 65)...

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Why Does My Eye Keep Twitching?

Is your eye twitching? It can be distracting and uncomfortable. An eye twitch can appear without notice and go away in a short time. What causes an eye twitch? And how can you get rid of one? What Can Cause Your Eye to Twitch There are numerous common things that can...

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How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy | Healthy Vision Month

Changes in our eye health might slip under our radar until they become full-blown problems. May is Healthy Vision Month, and it's a great reminder to take care of our eyes and eye health. You may already be doing some of the eye health basics, like drinking enough...

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How Long Does It Take to Get Used to Progressive Lenses?

Considering progressive lenses for your next pair of glasses? Progressive lenses offer advantages to the more traditionally known bifocal lens. Progressive lenses offer a streamlined look without the seam of a bifocal lens and allow you to better see things in the...

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What is an Ocular Migraine?

Migraines affect many of us and can interfere with our daily lives. This is especially true for ocular migraines, which can impair our vision. Ocular migraines are distinguished by their affects on our sight, and the term refers to several subtypes of migraines. But...

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5 Tips to Help Reduce the Risk of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss, and the older we get, the more of a concern this can be. The effects are unfortunately irreversible, but there are things we can do to help reduce our risk of macular degeneration. Here are some the...

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5 Reasons Your Eyes May Be Red and Irritated

Red, itchy, irritated eyes are no fun, and depending on the cause behind them, could take more time and effort than just eyedrops to clear up. Determining the cause of your red and irritated eyes is important, that way you can use the most ideal solution to restore...

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