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Prescription Glasses: Aren’t All Lenses the Same?

Posted on September 20, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses

Here’s a fun game:  Let’s say we’re considering buying a new car but know nothing about them.  Car A costs $50,000 and Car B costs $20,000.  Even without any knowledge.. Read more

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Quora: Is it bad to use moisturizing eye drops too frequently?

Posted on September 12, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

Standard off-the-shelf moisturizing drops, like Visine, say to not use more than 4 times a day. The answer to this depends on your definition of “bad” and what specific drop.. Read more

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Can I Watch HDTV If I Can’t See 20/20?

Posted on September 7, 2012 · Posted in General

A great question was asked of us the other day:  Can I watch high-definition TV if I can’t see 20/20 or would it be a waste of money to buy.. Read more

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Do I Need Anti-Reflective Lenses in My Glasses?

Posted on August 27, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses

Poor, poor anti-reflective lenses.  So misunderstood, yet so important to a glasses-wearer’s overall quality of vision and, in turn, life.  Glasses without anti-reflective lenses will not provide the best vision.. Read more

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Transitions Vantage Review

Posted on August 19, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses

I was fortunate enough to finally get my eyes behind the new Transitions Vantage lenses and figured what better time to update my thoughts from our previous blog post, The.. Read more

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Quora: How do I overcome the fear of wearing contact lenses?

Posted on July 31, 2012 · Posted in Contact Lenses

Great question from earlier this week on Quora:  How do I overcome the fear of wearing contact lenses? A good first step for anyone fearful of contact lenses is identifying.. Read more

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“What Happens If A Piece of Metal Gets Inside My Eye”

Posted on July 27, 2012 · Posted in Eye Health, Surgery

A patient asked an excellent question the other day that I thought would make a great blog post:  “What happens if a piece of metal gets inside the eye?”  Interestingly,.. Read more

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Quora: Can retina damage from a 200mw laser heal?

Posted on July 5, 2012 · Posted in Eye Health, Technology

I don’t have any spots in my vision, but I do have a general reduction in visual acuity. The laser was refracted through frosty ice so there was no large.. Read more

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Quora: Why does my eye sometimes swell when I’m tired?

Posted on July 3, 2012 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

I’ve been getting less sleep than usual for the past couple of weeks, and tonight my eye is a little swollen and sore. This has happened a few times in.. Read more

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Quora: How often should I change contact lenses when I wear glasses most days?

Posted on June 27, 2012 · Posted in Contact Lenses

I use 30-day contact lenses, but I wear glasses roughly 2/3rds of the time. How often should I change to new lenses? One of the fun things about Quora is.. Read more