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Candidates for Scleral Lens

You will get a wide range of scleral lens options from your eye doctor. They sit on the white of the eye, known as the sclera, and vault over your eye’s cornea. If you are wondering whether scleral lenses are good for you, you need to ask your eye doctor. He or she will give you advice on the type of lens that would be best for you. In case you want to know a bit more about the best candidates for a scleral lens, here are a few pointers.

Digital Screen Protection: Blue Light Lenses

Surveys indicate that there are now more users of computers and mobile gadgets. The National Eye Institute says that this only increases everyone’s exposure to blue light. Outside, the sun is the primary source of blue light. When you step indoors, your light bulbs, TV, smartphones, and laptops are the ones that emit blue light. If you want to be protected from blue light exposure, here’s what you need to know about blue light lenses.

Importance of Routine Pediatric Eye Exams

Eye experts insist that a short vision and eye screening is not a replacement for proper pediatric eye exams. Your children’s performance at school depends on the health of their eyes and vision. The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus says that pediatric eye exams can give children an edge in life. If you want to further understand the importance of routine pediatric eye exams, here’s what you need to know.

Types of Specialty Contact Lens

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to contact. With every patient comes a completely unique set of eyes, and not everyone is a good candidate for ‘standard’ contact lenses. In fact, many patients who wish to wear contacts are advised that in order to benefit from this treatment, they will need to wear specialty contact lenses that are better able to fit their eyes and improve their vision. 

Dry Eye Treatment Options

Some people develop noticeable redness, and others experience sensitivity to light and/or blurred vision. Dry eyes won’t cause you to lose your vision, but they can be a nuisance. Fortunately, there are things that can be done to alleviate your symptoms. Here’s what you need to know about the causes of dry eye and the steps that can be taken to treat them. 

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Non-Surgical Options For Glaucoma

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Update That Back to School Checklist!

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Fast Facts: UV and Your Eyes

Fall is here! Which, as we all know, doesn't mean much in Texas! But, as fall and winter approach, many people leave their sunglasses behind with the summer days. However...

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