Archive for the 'General' Category

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Why Is That Baby Wearing Glasses?

Posted on July 26th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, General

We recently ran into a great question over on Quora.  A concerned parent questioned how they are supposed to know if their child needs glasses and how an optometrist can.. Read more

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Reading Glasses After LASIK? Why!?!?

Posted on July 19th, 2011 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General, Surgery

LASIK has become a very popular procedure in recent years.  The goal being that a person can minimize or eliminate their dependency on glasses or contact lenses for clear vision. .. Read more

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Can Sunlight Stop Nearsightedness?

Posted on July 13th, 2011 · Posted in General

Let’s face it…despite its sweltering surface temperature of an estimated 5,780 Kelvin, our sun is pretty cool customer. Think about all the great stuff it does: allows plants to grow.. Read more

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FirstView Fans + Elmore SPCA = A Win for the Animals

Posted on July 12th, 2011 · Posted in General

Our Fan Appreciation Event on Facebook recently wrapped up with a donation of $1,000 and supplies to the Elmore SPCA in Peru, New York.  Those who followed or participated in the event.. Read more

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July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Posted on July 4th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Health, General

Happy 4th of July!  We hope everyone has a fun and relaxing holiday in the company of friends and family. At the same time, it’s important to practice good judgement.. Read more

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We Make You 91.81% Happy

Posted on June 27th, 2011 · Posted in General

A recent study has ranked the medical professions based on patient satisfaction and optometry came in at number #5. The study, performed by Press Ganey Associates, Inc., surveyed more than.. Read more

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Is My Pet Possessed?

Posted on May 17th, 2011 · Posted in General

I think we’ve all seen the infamous family gathering photo full of people with glowing red eyes.  The dreaded red-eye effect has spoiled many a picture.  Thankfully, most of today’s.. Read more

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Hello and Welcome!

Posted on April 9th, 2011 · Posted in General

Technology is great, isn’t it? For those of you born in the 90’s or perhaps even more recently, you are probably too young to know a world without the information.. Read more