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How to Protect Your Child from Lazy Eye

How to Protect Your Child from Lazy Eye

Lazy eye or amblyopia is a common childhood eye condition. It is a condition that occurs when the vision of one of your child’s eyes does not develop properly. If left untreated, this condition could cause your child’s vision to be permanently damaged because...

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Why You Should Wear Sunglasses Year-Round in Arizona

Why You Should Wear Sunglasses Year-Round in Arizona

While the sun might seem brighter during Arizona’s spring and summer months, that does not mean you should go without eye protection during the rest of the year. Regardless of the time of year or whether it is a cloudy day, your eyes still need to be protected from...

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What Causes Eye Twitching?

What Causes Eye Twitching?

If you have ever experienced an eye twitch, you know how annoying it can be. But have you ever wondered why your eye might suddenly start twitching and continue for minutes, hours, or sometimes even days? Here are a few common causes of eye twitching. Causes for Eye...

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Is a Detached Retina Dangerous?

Is a Detached Retina Dangerous?

Your eye’s retina has a very important job. It sends images to your brain via the optic nerve. If not treated right away, a detached retina can lead to blindness, which makes it a dangerous eye injury. What is a Detached Retina? A retinal attachment occurs when the...

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Eyesight Symptoms After Brain Injury

Eyesight Symptoms After Brain Injury

When people think of what happens with a traumatic brain injury or a concussion (which is technically a milder form of a TBI), most associate these injuries with confusion, headache, dizziness, and loss of consciousness. These symptoms alone are enough to seek medical...

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Are Bifocal Contacts Right for Me?

Are Bifocal Contacts Right for Me?

Most people will eventually develop presbyopia once they get into their 40's, regardless of how great their vision was in their younger years. Presbyopia is a very common condition where your near vision becomes weaker, making it difficult to read or to focus on close...

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3 Benefits of Progressive Lenses

3 Benefits of Progressive Lenses

It is normal for your vision to change as you get older. If you are currently wearing glasses for distance, you might find yourself needing glasses for reading, too. You could choose to go with two separate pairs of glasses, bifocals, or even trifocals. However, these...

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Diabetes and Eye Health (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Diabetes and Eye Health (Diabetes Awareness Month)

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. The purpose of this annual event is to spread awareness and educate the public about type 1 diabetes. Diabetes, whether it is type 1 or type 2, raises the risk for many serious health conditions. It can also increase your risk of...

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How is Your Eye Color Determined

How is Your Eye Color Determined

Have you ever wondered why your eyes are the color they are? If you have ever taken a biology class, you might have participated in an assignment where you created a chart using your parents’ eye colors to determine what color eyes you and your siblings might have. It...

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Low Vision at Night Can Cause Trouble With Driving

Low Vision at Night Can Cause Trouble With Driving

Do you have difficulty seeing in the dark? You are not alone - many people suffer from this same problem. However, low vision at night can make it difficult to drive safely, and for this reason, you should discuss with your eye doctor as soon as possible. Consider the...

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Why is My Vision Suddenly Blurry?

Why is My Vision Suddenly Blurry?

It is normal for most people to experience gradual changes in their vision over years or even months. These changes can be so gradual that you might not realize they are happening, such is the case with cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration. This makes it very...

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Keeping up with yearly eye exams is one of the best ways to protect your eyesight. It is also gives you a great opportunity to discuss any concerns you might have about your vision with your eye doctor. Here are the top five questions you may want to ask your eye...

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