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Blue Light Series – Part 2 – The Problem, by Benjamin V. Clingan, OD

In blue light exposure, the two major consequences are the reduction of melatonin and an increase in macular degeneration. Without getting too technical, we will explain these below. Blue light inhibits the release of melatonin and that can affect your circadian rhythm. When your circadian rhythm is altered, many of the body’s systems can be… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 9 2018
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What is Blue Light? By Benjamin V. Clingan, OD

Last post, we discussed Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) and how proper ergonomics with proper blinking can improve your screen time with electronic devices. Over the next few posts, we will focus on ways to prevent possible damage from the blue light emitted from your electronic devices and LED lights. What is BLUE LIGHT? Back to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2018
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Computer Vision Syndrome, Are You at Risk? by Dr. Clingan, OD

Well done!  You have just survived another holiday season.  You made sure everyone got what they wanted including all those fancy new computers, tablets, phones, video games, TVs, etc…  A common question we face a lot is, how long should I or my family be spending on our electronic devices?  While there are no hard… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 12 2018
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October Inventory Reduction Sale!

Find great styles of eyeglass frames and sunglasses all on sale 20-60% off* through the end of October. We carry SALT Optics (shown here is the Tiffany model), Oakley, Modo, Ronit Furst, Silhouette, Aspire, and Kate Spade, among other great lines. Stop in early for the best selection!

  • Posted on: Sep 28 2017
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Countdown to the Great American Eclipse

Countdown to the total eclipse has begun, with nine days to go until the August 21st event. Remember that if you don’t view safely, ocular complications can arise with direct exposure to the damaging sun’s rays. People who view eclipses directly without proper protection have experienced pain, tearing and even permanent eye damage. Sun injury… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 11 2017
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July is Ultra-Violet (UV) Light Awareness Month

Did you know that UV light can damange your eyes in addition to your skin? There are quite a few different problems that can arise from over exposure to UV light. Dr. Danoff explains this quite well in this short video. www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITFY2SVWc2w Wearing sunglasses that filter out 100% of both UVA and UVB are recommended. Stop… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 18 2017
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June is Cataract Awareness Month!

If you find yourself in a fog and avoiding driving at night, you might have cataracts. Dr. Mahanti talks about cataract surgery in this video. www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdqzRhV5ARU

  • Posted on: Jun 22 2017
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May is Healthy Vision Month!

May is Healthy Vision Month! Have you had a comprehensive eye examination recently? Many diseases can be detected early through an eye exam. Make your appointment today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Re_xNMRi_9U

  • Posted on: May 2 2017
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