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Bifocal Glasses vs. Progressive Lenses

A close-up of a person choosing between two pairs of glasses.

Navigating the world of corrective eyewear can often feel like traveling without a map, especially as we age and our visual needs shift. As a person with presbyopia, the choice between bifocal glasses and progressive lenses can be a pivotal one.  This decision can significantly impact your comfort, clarity, and even style. Bifocal glasses contain […]

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What Is Commonly Misdiagnosed as Pink Eye?

A young man with red eyes holding tissues and rubbing his eye in pain.

Many people assume red, irritated eyes are pink eye, a common eye infection. However, pink eye may not be your problem—other conditions requiring your optometrist’s attention can have similar symptoms. An eye exam can help your optometrist figure out what’s bothering your eyes.  Styes, blepharitis, dry eyes, and uveitis are just some of the conditions […]

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How to Prevent Myopia from Worsening

A woman struggling with myopia is working on the laptop and holding her glasses.

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common vision affecting billions of people worldwide. Myopia is a concern because it can cause serious eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal detachment. Fortunately, there are proven ways to slow down the development of myopia. Myopia is best controlled in children whose eyes are still growing. […]

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Can I Wear Glasses with Blue Light Protection All the Time?

A close-up shot of a woman's eyes, wearing blue light glasses that reflect a blue computer screen

As more and more people spend long hours in front of screens, the demand for blue light protection has also increased. Lenses with blue light protection may reduce the harmful effects of blue light on our eyes, including digital eye strain, headaches, and disrupted sleep patterns.  What Is Blue Light? As blue light lenses gain […]

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