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Will I Need Reading Glasses?

Will I Need Reading Glasses?

Today, you might not need to wear reading glasses. However, that does not mean you won't need to wear them in the future. Many people who have had perfect 20/20 vision as children and as young adults may eventually need reading glasses, and here is why. What is...

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4 Tips for 1st Time Contact Lens Wearers

4 Tips for 1st Time Contact Lens Wearers

Switching to contact lenses is a big decision for most eyeglass wearers. You will need to pay more attention to your daily eye care and will need to be mindful of hygiene when handling the contact lenses. It may also take you some time to get used to putting the...

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Practice UV Eye Safety All Year Long

Practice UV Eye Safety All Year Long

July is UV Safety Month Summer is here in Arizona, and our sun is shining brightly. July is UV Safety Month, and it’s a great time to reflect on whether or not you’re protecting your eyes properly. What UV Rays Can Do to Your Eyes We’ve likely been told about the...

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How to Keep Your Eyes Safe this 4th of July

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe this 4th of July

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and for many of us that means good food, time with family, and of course, fireworks. Even in the midst of the exciting celebrations, it is more important than ever to consider our eye safety throughout the day. Every year...

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5 Things Contact Lens Wearers Should Never Do

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

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?

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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