Why Do You Get Your Eyes Dilated During an Eye Exam

All adults are strongly advised to get a yearly eye exam. You may wonder if the doctor will dilate your pupils during this visit. The answer is - it depends. However, there’s a good chance you will need to have your eyes dilated for your eye doctor to properly examine your eyes. Here’s a little more about this process. 

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What You Need to Know About Digital Eye Strain

The American Optometric Association defines Computer Vision Syndrome, also called Digital Eye Strain, as a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader, and cell phone use. Unfortunately, this is becoming very common. The downside is that the discomfort that can result from this syndrome can range from mild to severe. But, this condition can be minimized or even prevented with some intention. Here’s some more information about digital eye strain and ways to improve eye health. 

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How Do I Know If I Have Dry Eyes?

Just because dry eye syndrome sounds straightforward doesn’t mean everyone with occasional dry eyes actually has this condition. If you’re curious about what chronic dry eyes symptoms and signs include, and what to expect in terms of how long for dry eyes to heal, this post is for you. Here are some more information and eye health care tips, if you are in fact suffering from dry eyes. 

Posted in Eye Health Care Tips, Chronic Dry Eyes Symptoms and Signs, How Long for Dry Eyes to Heal

What You Need to Know About Wearing Contacts in the Pool

Summer is a wonderful season, with many of us taking vacations and spending time by the pool. However, if you wear contact lenses, you might wonder, “can I wear contacts in the pool?” Here’s our advice, along with some general contact lens tips to keep your eyes healthy. 

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