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What to Expect with the LipiFlow Treatment

What to Expect with the LipiFlow Treatment

Dry eyes are a common ailment. It’s estimated that more than 16 million Americans, the majority of which are women, suffer from Dry Eye Disease (DED). Most people are not suffering from a lack of aqueous fluid but are actually not producing enough lubricating oil in their eyes.
Is LipiFlow Right for Me?

Is LipiFlow Right for Me?

LipiFlow is a revolutionary treatment for evaporative dry eye linked to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD). MGD is a condition that blocks the openings of the oil glands in your eyes. The result is that the glands fail to secrete enough oil, or if they do, the oil is of poor quality.
Pediatric Eye Exams: How They Are Important for Learning

Pediatric Eye Exams: How They Are Important for Learning

Experts confirm that one in every 10 kids suffers from an eye or vision condition significant enough to impede their learning. Most kids don’t quickly realize if there are any abnormalities in their eyesight. If overlooked, these problems will not only affect their eye health. But it can also negatively impact their school performance.
Top Eye Health Tips for 2021

Top Eye Health Tips for 2021

The health of our eyes is just as important as the health of any other part of our body, particularly when you consider that we use our eyes for virtually every element of our lives every single day. Nevertheless, there are many different problems that can affect them, from refractive errors like near-sightedness to serious and potentially sight-threatening diseases like glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Fortunately, there are lots of things that we can do to help preserve the health of our eyes and our vision.
How Much Is Your Vision Worth?

How Much Is Your Vision Worth?

According to the American Academy of Optometry, many people think twice about spending on vision health and purchasing high-quality eyecare products. They usually think that they don’t need extensive eye checks or a pair of premium lenses or eyeglasses.
How to find the best contact lenses for me?

How to find the best contact lenses for me?

Contact lenses are one of the most versatile solutions for improving the vision of patients who have refractive eye problems like nearsightedness or farsightedness. Unlike glasses, they are worn directly on the surface of the eyes.
Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eyes

Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are one of the most common eye conditions affecting U.S. adults. In fact, most people will experience it at some point during their lifetime, although the symptoms may be fairly mild and as a result, you may not realize that you are suffering from a real and treatable condition.
4 Common Fall Eye Problems

4 Common Fall Eye Problems

Every season presents different challenges for taking care of our eyes. Fall is no exception. Here are 4 of the most common fall eye problems and what you can do to make sure that you don’t suffer unnecessarily.
Why Back-to-School Eye Exams Are Important

Why Back-to-School Eye Exams Are Important

Summer fun is nearly over, and it’s the back-to-school season again. For many families with children, the resumption of classes is a pretty daunting time of year. There seems to be an endless list of things to do to help your kid prepare for the new school year. These include new clothes, school supplies, and fresh haircuts, to name a few. Unfortunately, something equally important, if not more, often gets overlooked: your child’s annual eye exam.
Top 5 Eye Problems Resulting from UV Exposure

Top 5 Eye Problems Resulting from UV Exposure

UV light can be just as dangerous for our eyes as it can for our skin. Nevertheless, very few people are aware of the negative effects that persistent UV exposure can have on the health of their eyes and their vision.