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What Type Of Contact Lens Is Right For You?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Type Of Contact Lens Is Right For You?

There are many types of contacts available.  While this is great for consumers, it can also be overwhelming for first time contact wearers to know where to start.  The following are some different options available and the benefits of each. Gas Permeable Contact Lenses GP lenses transmit oxygen and are made of rigid, durable plastic.  Although they are rigid, they are not what used to be called “hard contact lenses.”  Because oxygen can be transmitted through the lens, the user does not have to rely on tears to...

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Do You Have An Increased Risk Of Developing Glaucoma?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Do You Have An Increased Risk Of Developing Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a condition that results in damage to the optic nerve, often leading to progressive peripheral vision loss. Although anyone can develop this condition, certain people are at a higher risk of developing glaucoma. If you fall into one of these categories, you should visit an optometrist in your area for a complete eye exam that includes tests for glaucoma. Over The Age of 40 Patients over the age of 40 are at an increased risk of developing glaucoma compared to younger patients. Even if you were tested for glaucoma when you were...

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