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Clearing The Fog Surrounding AMD

Posted February 8, 2018

Laughter lines, retirement, and grandchildren are a few of the benefits of growing old. One of the drawbacks is the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). February is AMD Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to shine a spotlight on this progressive eye disease, which is the leading cause of vision loss in […]

How Smoking Affects Our Vision

Posted January 25, 2018

Every organ in the body can be harmed by smoking, and that includes the eyes. The disease we usually think of when we hear “health risks of smoking” is lung cancer, but the damage smoking can cause isn’t limited to the lungs. A smoking habit can actually damage eyesight faster than disease, and there are […]

Contact Lenses: More Than Meets The Eye

Posted January 23, 2018

Contact lenses probably seem like a pretty recent invention, right? It’s true that they’ve only become popular in recent decades, but you might be surprised to learn that Leonardo da Vinci first sketched the concept of contact lenses way back in 1508! His version involved submerging one’s head in a glass bowl of water, so it definitely […]

Don’t forget to use your Insurance!

Posted December 11, 2017

CAN YOU BELIEVE another year is almost over? Make sure you take advantage of your insurance benefits before time runs out! Stop by and ask our Opticians how to get the most out of your insurance benefits.

Toys And Activities For Vision Development

Posted December 5, 2017

Just like learning how to walk and talk, your baby also has to learn how to see! There are many ways you can help them develop their visual skills, from the right types of toys to buy to the right types of games to play with them at certain ages. The First Six Months A […]

Common Patient Questions And Concerns

Posted November 29, 2017

Many of us schedule our eye exams knowing we have plenty of questions for the eye doctor. What a lot of patients don’t realize is that they share quite a few of these questions with their fellow patients, particularly when it comes to common vision fears and issues. That’s why our practice is dedicating a […]

The ONE by ONE Recycling Program

Posted November 15, 2017

The Bausch & Lomb ONE by ONE Recycling Program allows used contacts lenses and packaging to be recycled properly, with the goal of reducing landfill waste associated with contact lenses. It is the first sponsored contact lens recycling program from Bausch & Lomb and TerraCycle, a global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste. The program was […]

Look How Far Corrective Lenses Have Come!

Posted October 24, 2017

Can you imagine wearing glasses with lenses made of crystal? Your ancestors could. Corrective lenses have come a long way from when they were first invented, and we aren’t just talking about what they can do for different types of vision problems, but what they’re actually made of. Timeline Of Past Lens Materials 60 AD: One […]

Harmful UV Rays

Posted September 30, 2017

THE SUN EMITS harmful UV rays all year long, not just in the summer when the weather’s hottest, so make sure UV-blocking sunglasses are part of your fall attire too! Stop in and see us today!

Ultimate Package Deal

Posted September 12, 2017

Ultimate Package Deal Sept 12th through December 31st. When you purchase one complete pair of progressive lenses with transition and Sapphire anti reflective, you will receive one pair of lenses FREE of equal or lesser value.  Stop by the office and ask one of our professionals how you can receive this great offer!



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