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AUGUST IS CHILDREN’S EYE HEALTH & SAFETY MONTH

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has named August as the Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. It’s recommended that you have your baby’s eyes examined early in life, at about six months of age, and then again prior to starting school. Regular eye examinations throughout their school years will help ensure any eye problems are… Read More »



Longer Lashes Coming Soon!

Enhancements Lash Boost™  Eyelash Serum Dramatically improve the length and appearance of your eyelashes with this clinically-tested serum. In 4-8 weeks you will see your eyelashes appear longer and thicker with this revolutionary product. Find this new product at the Eye & Laser counter sometime next week. www.rodanandfields.com/pages/lash-boost  

  • Posted on: Mar 9 2018
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Myopia Control, by Benjamin V. Clingan, OD

MYOPIA CONTROL What is myopia? Myopia refers to the refractive error (glasses prescription) of patients who are nearsighted. What is myopia control? As some of you who are myopic have noticed from personal experience, once you are given a glasses prescription it keeps “getting worse” every time you visit the eye doctor.  While your eyes… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 6 2018
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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss, and affects more than 2 million Americans older than 50 years of age. The image pictured gives an example of without and with AMD. Here are a few of the symptoms: Difficulty seeing in the center of your vision while driving, reading, or looking… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 16 2018
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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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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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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

OSHA estimates that 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented through the use of proper protective eyewear. It takes just seconds to put on safety eyewear, and this is something you can control in the workplace. Read the full article to learn more from Industrial Safety & Hygiene News here: http://www.ishn.com/articles/100871-march-is-workplace-eye-wellness-month

  • Posted on: Mar 9 2017
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40% OFF ALL IN-STOCK SMITH FRAMES & SUNGLASSES

Shop early for the best selection! All in-stock SMITH Optics frames & sunglasses are marked down 40% while they last. Sunglasses make a great gift, so stop in and see our entire line.  

  • Posted on: Nov 29 2016
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