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What Causes Dry Eye

[caption id="attachment_567" align="alignright" width="200"] Optometry and Dry EyeDry eyes are an increasingly common problem, caused by medications, poor tear quality, decreased tear production, eyelid problems, or environmental factors. When suffering from dry eyes, it may be tempting to simply buy an over-the-counter bottle of eye...

Curbing Macular Degeneration

[caption id="attachment_563" align="alignright" width="200"] Talk to Your Optometrist About Macular DegenerationAs longevity continues to increase, rates of macular degeneration are expected to rise, leading to a greater number of cases of vision loss or blindness.Many individuals wait until they notice vision loss to consult an...

Allergy Management and Your Eyes

Allergy Management and Your Eyes [caption id="attachment_558" align="alignright" width="200"] Allergy ReliefDealing with red, itchy, swollen eyes is simply no fun. In addition to practicing good eye hygiene and avoiding allergens, it is important to receive annual optometry exams to identify factors that may exacerbate your eye...