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Explaining Common Optometrist Tests

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Going to the eye doctor can be a pretty undesirable experience, in many cases because you aren’t sure exactly what each test does. However, each of these tests is very important in protecting the health of your eyes and catching any conditions before they spiral out of control. To help you figure out exactly what’s going on when you have an eye exam, here are some of the most common tests and what they do: Read More»

How To Know When It's Time For Bifocals

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As part of the natural aging process, the lens of your eyes will begin to harden and become less flexible. This is a normal condition called presbyopia, and it affects most people at some point after age 40. For those who do not wear glasses for nearsightedness, it will indicate the necessity of reading glasses; for those who have already been wearing eyeglasses, it will mean that a switch to bifocals is in order. Read More»

2 Optical Exercises To Improve Your Baseball Skills

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Baseball has often been referred to as the American pastime. If you enjoy playing baseball in your spare time, you are likely always looking for ways to improve your ability to hit a home run. Good eyesight plays an important role in helping you see and track a pitch, and maintaining your eyesight is essential if you want to become a better baseball player. Here are two optical exercises that you can do at home to help you improve your baseball skills in the future. Read More»

Benefits Of Different Types Of Vision Correction Choices

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If you have had your eye exam and found out you need corrective lenses, you may have the option of going with glasses, contacts, or Lasik eye surgery. Learn about the benefits of each below so you can determine which one is the best option for your needs. Benefits of glasses Besides a little bit of cleaning with a soft cloth, glasses are maintenance free. They can easily be worn when you need them and taken off when you don’t. Read More»

Moving Past Your Fears So You Can Wear Contact Lenses

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If you like the idea of wearing contact lenses, but you have a serious fear of touching your eyes, you may still be able to wear contacts successfully. There are tips and tricks you can use to learn how to put the contacts in and take them out that may help you to move past the fear. It won’t take much practice before you have the steps down and start to do it automatically. Read More»