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Introducing Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Dry Eye Treatment

Introducing Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for Dry Eye Treatment

Your eyes depend on the right balance of tears and oils to stay healthy and comfortable. However, if your eyes don’t produce the right type or not enough tears, you could have a very common condition called dry eyes. This is a treatable condition, but until recently,...

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Connecting the Dots between Eye Health and Overall Health

Connecting the Dots between Eye Health and Overall Health

  Connecting the Dots between Eye Health and Overall Health Our eyes can tell a lot about us. It is often possible to understand what someone is thinking or feeling by looking into their eyes. But did you know that your eye doctor can understand a lot about what...

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How Screen Time Affects Children’s Eye Health

How Screen Time Affects Children’s Eye Health

Years ago, parents often told their children not to sit too close to the television screen because they could ruin their eyes. Fast forward to today, there is almost no escaping the number of screen devices that children interact with daily, including use for school....

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What Are Light-Adaptive Contact Lenses?

What Are Light-Adaptive Contact Lenses?

If you prefer or have been told you should use transition or light-adaptive lenses, you are no longer limited to just eye glasses. You may now be able to use light-adaptive contact lenses if you prefer contacts instead of glasses. Here’s what you should know about...

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Dr. Seth Baldwin – Farewell

Dr. Seth Baldwin – Farewell

It is with great difficulty that I announce today as my final day at Valley Eyecare Center. My family and I will be relocating to Colorado Springs, CO, next week to begin a new and very cold adventure. I will truly miss being a part of this wonderful team. To my...

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What Causes Halos Around Lights?

What Causes Halos Around Lights?

Seeing halos around lights is common if you are looking directly at bright lights like headlights or lamps at night. It is a result of what is called diffraction, which occurs when light bends as it enters your eyes. These instances are often harmless and might even...

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2022 Eyewear Trends

2022 Eyewear Trends

The new year is officially here so why not celebrate by updating your eyewear? We all deserve a fresh lookin 2022! Valley Eyecare Center would like to share the latest 2022 eyewear trends to help you choose your next pair of glasses. Retro Classic Frames are Trending...

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What is Macular Edema?

What is Macular Edema?

Macular edema is a condition where fluid builds up in the eye’s macula. Left untreated, it can cause vision loss. Anyone can develop this condition; however, older adults, and especially those with diabetes, are most at risk. Knowledge is power, so here are a few...

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First Aid for Eye Scratches

First Aid for Eye Scratches

Did you know that everyday activities like housework, cooking, playing with your pet, or participating in sports can cause an eye injury? So how do you know if you may have a scratched eye? The most common symptoms are: A sensation that you have something stuck in...

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Will My Vision Get Worse As I Age

Will My Vision Get Worse As I Age

While you might not need glasses now, chances are that your vision will get worse as you age. Your risk of developing age-related eye conditions increases with each year. If you have other health conditions that often develop in later years, you are at an even higher...

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Are Eye Floaters Normal or a Sign of Something Serious?

Are Eye Floaters Normal or a Sign of Something Serious?

Have you ever noticed little spots or transparent little squiggles floating through your field of vision while on your computer or outside on a bright day? You could be seeing eye floaters. If so, you may be concerned as to whether they are normal or a sign that...

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Common Causes of Eye Infections

Common Causes of Eye Infections

Having an eye infection is one of life’s little annoyances. The good thing is that most of these infections are easy to spot, which gives you the opportunity to quickly seek treatment from your eye doctor if needed. Eye infections are divided into three categories...

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