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The Truth About Online Eye Exams

Recently several companies have begun to offer online eye examinations, marketing them as a convenient alternative to visiting the eye doctor.  While the idea of receiving your glasses or contact lens prescription from home, using only your computer or phone, may seem...

Ocular and Eye Allergies

With warm weather comes allergy season.  For millions of Americans, the spring season means seasonal allergies and the uncomfortable symptoms that accompany them.  Beyond the common systemic symptoms of congestion, wheezing, sneezing and runny noses, seasonal...

Your Glaucoma Treatment Options

We talked about the nature of glaucoma, including the causes and diagnosis of the progressive disease.  It’s just as important to understand what it means to be diagnosed with glaucoma and how to live with the disease.  Glaucoma is known as the “silent eye disease”...

Why Eyelid Hygiene is Important

The important role the eyelids and eyelashes play in the treatment and management of dry eye is oftentimes overlooked.  Eye care professionals know that our lids and lashes function to protect our ocular surface and promote a healthy tear film, and that keeping them...