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Getting Help With My Vision

One day when I was at work, I realized that I was having a hard time making out the memos and texts that were right in front of me. Instead of ignoring the issue, I decided to meet with an eye doctor. Although I was sure that the problem was nothing or temporary, the doctor explained to me that I suffered from a degenerative eye disease. I was devastated, but I knew that I needed to press on. It has been a rough few years, but I have learned a lot about the journey. Check out this blog for information and motivation about eye care challenges.

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Why Annual Eye Exams Are Even More Important After Age 40
24 June 2018

You learn from an early age that you are supposed

Protecting Your Eyes From Makeup
23 April 2018

If you're new to wearing makeup or only put it on

4 Serious Health Conditions That Can Be Detected Through A Routine Eye Exam
16 February 2018

Many people assume that they only need to make an

Three Ways Smoking Affects Your Eyesight
1 December 2017

One important thing smokers should realize about t

5 Tips For Wearing Contact Lenses
7 September 2017

The key to helping you see better may rest in wear

Why Annual Eye Exams Are Even More Important After Age 40

You learn from an early age that you are supposed to get an eye exam every year. If your eyes are good, and you do not need prescription glasses, you may be inclined to skip annual eye exams for a long time. (You are not supposed to; rather, you choose to skip the exams, or you forget to do them.) However, after age 40, it becomes increasingly more important to have an annual eye exam. Read More 

Protecting Your Eyes From Makeup

If you're new to wearing makeup or only put it on for special occasions, it's extremely important to use makeup carefully in order to protect your eyes. All makeup can sting when it gets in your eyes, but some are downright dangerous for your vision. Keep reading to discover how you can keep your eyes safe in most cases and what to do if it gets in your eyes after all. Read More 

4 Serious Health Conditions That Can Be Detected Through A Routine Eye Exam

Many people assume that they only need to make an appointment with an eye doctor when they need a new prescription for their glasses or contacts. While that is the main reason that many see an eye doctor, a comprehensive eye exam can actually provide information about your overall health that is very important. Thus, even if you don't need corrective lenses, it is still important to get regular eye exams. Read More 

Three Ways Smoking Affects Your Eyesight

One important thing smokers should realize about the harms of smoking is that it literally affects every organ in your body, including your eyes. Risking your eyesight is definitely something you want to consider. All the different ways smoking can affect your eyesight leads to blindness, which can change your life completely. Here are three of the specific ways smoking can seriously damage your eyesight: AMD: AMD is age-related macular degeneration. Read More 

5 Tips For Wearing Contact Lenses

The key to helping you see better may rest in wearing contact lenses. These offer you some benefits and knowing what some of these may entice you to start using these. Of course, you will need to see your eye professional to determine the type that is best suited to meet your needs. Being aware of specific tips when wearing contact lenses can be helpful to you. Tip #1: Wash your hands Read More