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Block the Blue Light

The truth is, blue light isn’t all bad. It shouldn’t be blocked at all times. It can help memory, boost alertness, and elevate your mood! Still, the eye cannot take blue light all day long and it can easily contribute to eye strain especially when it is coming from computer screens and tablets, and cellphones. These days, we’re working, learning, and relaxing in front of screens emitting blue light all throughout the day—and night. Even…
Grayson Ingle
October 15, 2020
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When Sweat Stings

Do your eyes sting when drops of sweat travel down your forehead and into your eyes? Ouch! You may have noticed that sometimes your eyes feel irritated, and other times, they feel fine. Whether you start to your eyes sting while you’re getting a workout in or just hanging out under the last few days of warm sun, you are not alone, and there are a few reasons why. While there is no evidence that…
Grayson Ingle
September 14, 2020
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Getting Back to Learning Requires Healthy Vision

There is so much uncertainty as our kids, teens and young adults go back to school this fall!  But one thing is for sure - our eyes are remarkably important to learning! Did you know that 80% of the sensory information that reaches our brain comes from our eyes?  Not only that - 80% of learning is through our eyes! Vision and eye health issues are not always obvious.   Children who can "see" well may still struggle with their vision while learning.  Eye…
Grayson Ingle
August 3, 2020
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Don’t Do These 11 Things If You Wear Daily Disposable Contacts!

Countless people around the world wear daily disposable contact lenses or dailies. These popular single-use lenses are removed and discarded at the end of each day, and a new, fresh pair is inserted the next morning. Used properly, dailies promote eye health, and they’re comfortable and convenient. Despite the many advantages associated with wearing daily disposables, keep in mind the following tips to help maintain proper eye and vision health.   Don't Touch Contacts with Dirty…
Grayson Ingle
July 14, 2020
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Essential vs. Non-Essential Eye Care

As we navigate new processes and protocols as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, you may be wondering, what's the difference between Essential and Non-Essential Eye Care. Essential Eye Care services include treatment for medical conditions, including urgent care needs that keep patients from carrying out their regular daily routines.  These include: Blurred vision Broken or lost eyewear Eye trauma Vision loss Contact lens-related pain Flashes or floating objects in the eye Light sensitivity Double…
Megan Bachman
April 21, 2020