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Rec Specs Kids Special!

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Rec Specs are sturdy glasses, many with built in straps.  They are excellent for athletics and for kids at play.  A Rec Spec frame and single vision lens package, when purchased as a second pair, is only $199.  Plan ahead for summer activities with eye protection and backup glasses.  

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Itchy, tired, burning, crusty, or dry eyes may be blepharitis.

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Don’t assume it’s just allergies and tough it out; symptoms such as itchy or scratchy eyes, foreign body sensation, tearing, crusting, redness/inflammation, dry eyes, and eye rubbing may come from a treatable condition called blepharitis. What is blepharitis? Blepharitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of normal bacteria living along…

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Oakley! Coming spring 2017

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Look for Oakleys at Westside Family Vision Center.  We are excited to have them in the office this year.  

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Diabetes and Vision

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Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. The following are some important suggestions that can reduce your chances of having to deal with this devastating condition. Get at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day. For those pressed for time, high intensity interval training (HIIT) is a great…

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2/21/17 Power Outage

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The power is out at our Hamilton Avenue office (phones too) and we have had to close for the day.  We are sorry about the inconvenience.  We should be back tomorrow. We hope you all are doing well throughout the weather challenges this winter.

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Happy Holidays!

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Win a $50 Amazon gift card! Does your holiday card this year include a picture of yourself or a family member wearing glasses?  If it does, enter our drawing.  Post your picture on our Facebook page or on Instagram with #westsidefamilyvisioncenterhappyholidays  by 5 p.m. 12/19/16, and you will be entered.  One lucky winner will be notified…

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‘Tis The Season To Remember To Use Your Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

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  Many flexible spending plans for healthcare have a deadline of December 31st.  Check with your plan administrator to determine the specific requirements of your FSA. Did you know that virtually all of your eye health costs qualify? Consider which you need before the year ends. Vision Exam Contact Lenses Glasses Reading Glasses Computer Glasses…

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Halloween Eyes

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Keep safety in mind when dressing up for Halloween. Find FDA information about Colored and Decorative Contact Lenses here. Non-correction lenses are $120 per pair.

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Concentration Improved Dramatically

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Vision therapy can be life changing. “Before my daughter started vision therapy, she literally and inexplicably could not identify left from right, she was having trouble concentrating on her school and homework, and was behind in reading and in math involving story problems. The difference between left and right is automatic for her now; her…

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