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Contact Lenses and Dry Eye: Tips for Lens Wearers

For contact lens wearers, dry eye syndrome can be exacerbated due to the reduced oxygen flow to the cornea caused by the lenses. The presence of the lenses can also disrupt the natural tear film on the surface of the eyes, leading to increased dryness and discomfort.

Are You a Candidate for IPL Therapy?

IPL therapy for dry eye treatment is a relatively new application of the technology. It was initially used for dermatological purposes such as treating acne, rosacea, and sun damage.

The Ultimate Guide to Ortho-K Lenses: How Long Until You See Clearly?

Ortho-K, short for Orthokeratology, is a non-surgical procedure involving specially designed rigid gas permeable contact lenses to reshape the curvature of your cornea to improve vision.

What to Expect During Your Child's First Eye Exam: A Parent's Guide

A child’s first pediatric eye exam can often be a source of anxiety for both parents and children. Understanding the process and what to expect can significantly reduce any anxiety or apprehension.

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Dry eye condition affects the tear film, leaving the eye surface without adequate moisture. It occurs when the tears evaporate too quickly or when they are not enough.

Making the Switch: Tips for First-Time Contact Lens Wearers

Are you interested in wearing contacts because you’re tired of squinting to see? Have you worn glasses for years but now you’re ready to switch things up?

The Best Ways to Correct Hyperopia: From Glasses to LASIK Surgery

Not only does hyperopia, otherwise known as farsightedness, affect millions of people, but it’s also one of the most common eye problems. If you have this, you struggle to see things up close.

The Importance of Children’s Eye Exams

As a loving parent, you want to keep your child healthy. That includes providing balanced meals, keeping them active, and taking them to the doctor for appointments. However, it also means having their eyes checked. That’s especially important during their developmental years.

Understanding Myopia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a prevalent vision condition that is often diagnosed before the age of 20. It typically affects your distance vision. You can see near objects clearly but have difficulties seeing faraway objects.

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