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Tele-Optometry Offers Convenience and Quality Care for The Future of Eye Care

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The current pandemic means many of us are trying out new ways of doing everyday tasks and experimenting with technology. While it has been a difficult period for everyone, there are some useful lessons and learnings we can take from the experience.   When we start to experience COVID-19 recovery, we won’t simply revert back to the previous ways. Though time will tell what the new normal will...

Looking Out for Your Eyesight

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No matter how old you are, you don’t have to suffer from poor eyesight. Maintaining your vision, even well into your golden years, can be easily achieved with a few simple things. Keep Your Eyes Lubricated Dry Eye Syndrome (medically known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is a common ailment where eyes feel dry and irritated. People of all ages experience it, but the condition becomes more common...

Watch Out: Cheap Eyeglasses Can Cost You

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glasses and book on background bookcase close up If you’ve bought eyeglasses at a drugstore or discount store to save money, they could cost you more than you think—especially when it comes to your vision and overall health. Here are five reasons to avoid cheap glasses: The frames break. Cheap eyeglasses are often made of inferior material that breaks easily. Plastic frames, for example...

A Safe Way to Update Your Eyeglasses in the Age of COVID-19

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A Safe Way to Update Your Eyeglasses in the Age of COVID-19 Reluctant to go for an eye exam during the current pandemic? There’s now an at-home alternative that offers a safe, convenient way to update your eyeglass Rx, without face-to-face contact, and avoid the risk of COVID-19 exposure. Read More > Get a Vision Plan through your association and AMBA at www.AMBAdentalvision.com or call 866-566...

Want to Get Insights on Your Overall Health? Get an Eye Exam.

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We all know the saying “the eyes are the window to the soul”. But for your ophthalmologist, eyes are also windows to the live action of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerves throughout the entire body.  Issues spotted in the eye can often be the first indications of health problems elsewhere in the body. Here are 5 surprising conditions eye doctors can detect during a comprehensive...

Screen Time Is Strain Time: Protecting Your Eyes While Online

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The news is full of stories about how the pandemic is putting economic and emotional strains on many of us. But what’s frequently overlooked – no pun intended – is the indirect effect the situation is putting on our eyes. With more people spending a greater amount of time at home, the use of digital devices such as using computers for web browsing, checking social media, and making video...

Vision Doesn’t Have To Decline As We Age: Taking These Actions May Help

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Here are two straight-forward questions with answers that aren’t as simple as you may initially think: Does your eyesight seem to be getting worse?If so, why do you think? Most people would answer, “Yes” and “Because I’m getting older”. But here’s some good news: Although almost half of the people with a visual disability are 65 or older, many of those disabilities are preventable. There are...

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