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Don’t forget your backup glasses. (kitchen or bathroom glasses for reading labels, or night and day- a different style or color…) SECOND PAIR DRAWING! Purchasing a second pair – prescription glasses, sunglasses or protective eyewear (or glasses and a one year supply of contact lenses) – in the same visit enters you in our drawing for two…

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Photo Gallery

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Which Type Of Eye Doctor Should I See?

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Types of Specialists Who should I choose for my next eye exam? The names of the different eye professionals all begin with “O” and are easily confused. Here is a description of each to help you decide who can best help you. Optometrist: A general eye doctor with eight to ten years of college training…

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Technology and Specialized Testing

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In keeping with our goal of offering personalized, compassionate care using the latest technology, we have equipped our offices with advanced equipment. IZON Abberometer allows measurement of your vision to 100th of a diopter, far more accurate than prior instruments. Humphrey Visual Field Tester uses the latest software to make early diagnosis of glaucoma and…

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Children’s Vision

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Vision & Learning Every year in the U.S., up to 20% of elementary school children start school with undetected vision problems. With 80% of learning occurring through vision, large numbers of children are likely performing below their full potential in school. In a recent study in the US, several thousand elementary school aged children were…

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Why Buy Your Glasses From Your Eye Doctor?

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Why Buy Your Glasses From Your Eye Doctor? 1.  Lens Accuracy.  Your doctor will choose a lab that is as accurate in making your glasses as he/she was in measuring your prescription. 2. Frame Accuracy.  Your doctor will give guidance to the optometric assistant concerning special requirements for choosing the correct frame for your unique prescription. 3. Precision…

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Glossory Of Eyecare Terms

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ACCOMMODATION The ability of the eye to change its focus from distant to near objects; process achieved by the lens changing its shape. ANTERIOR CHAMBER The space in front of the iris and behind the cornea. AQUEOUS HUMOR, AQUEOUS FLUID (A-kwe-us) Clear, watery fluid that flows between and nourishes the lens and the cornea; secreted by…

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Computer Use And Vision

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Computer Screens and Vision More than half of all computer users experience eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision and other symptoms directly and indirectly related to increased, sustained nearpoint visual stress associated with the use of computers.  Visual stress also may underlie complaints of general body fatigue, reduced efficiency at work and higher error rates as the…

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UV Protection

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Sunglasses Are More Than Shades Sunglasses have gone from a fashion accessory to a necessity. You depend on them for driving, recreation and most outdoor daytime activities. When choosing your sunglasses, you probably still look for a fashionable frame but, more importantly, you should be seeking lenses to meet your eyes’ needs for comfort and…

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