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Not All Optical Lenses are Made the Same

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When it comes to purchasing eyeglasses, many people may not realize that not all optical lenses are created equal. The quality of lenses can vary significantly depending on where you buy them. We’ll explore the differences between optical lenses from private practices and those from commercial optical chains or online, and why the quality you […]

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How an Eye Exam Can Save Your Life with Retinal Screening

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“For those who read this, I urge you to pay the extra fee every year to get images inside your eyes — even if your vision is fine.” -Robert Rapier Robert Rapier, a Senior Contributor for Forbes, typically writes editorials covering the energy sector. Last year he published an article titled “How A $30 Test […]

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Benefits of Trivex Lenses for Eyeglasses: A Comprehensive Guide

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When it comes to choosing the best material for your eyeglass lenses, Trivex is a standout option that combines durability, clarity, and comfort. For anyone seeking optimal vision and eye protection, understanding the benefits of Trivex lenses can help you make an informed decision in this comprehensive overview. What is Trivex? Trivex is a revolutionary […]

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Don’t Be Framed: Pitfalls of Online Prescription Glasses Purchases

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While buying eyeglasses online may be convenient for consumers, it may cost more in the long run. Why? Because incorrectly fitted eyeglasses or inaccurately filled prescriptions may be what you get if you make that quick online purchase. The American Optometric Association (AOA) teamed up with the Optical Laboratories Association and The Vision Council to look […]

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Do I have Dry Eye or Allergies?

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When it comes to eye discomfort, distinguishing between dry eye or allergies is crucial for effective treatment and relief. Both conditions can cause similar symptoms, such as itching, redness, and irritation, but they do have distinct causes and require different approaches to management. Here, we delve into the differences between dry eye and allergies, providing […]

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Prevent Blindness: The Importance of an Annual Diabetic Eye Exam

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According to the CDC, diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in America. So, when it comes to managing diabetes, regular eye exams are not just recommended—they’re essential. It is critically important to be seen annually for a diabetic eye exam, whether the condition is borderline, stable, or uncontrolled, ensuring your vision […]

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Optical Illusions of San Jose named 2024 Best Optometry Office by The Mercury News

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SAN JOSE, CA – Optical Illusions: An Optometric Practice has been named the 2024 Best Optometry Office in Silicon Valley by The Mercury News. This esteemed recognition highlights Optical Illusions of San Jose’s exceptional dedication to providing outstanding eye care and highlights their commitment to excellence in patient services. Optical Illusions of San Jose’s recognition […]

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Optical Illusions of San Mateo named 2024 Top 5 Best Eyecare by San Mateo Chamber of Commerce

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SAN MATEO, CA – Optical Illusions: An Optometric Practice has been named one of 2024 Top 5 Best Eyecare and Eyeglass Stores by the San Mateo Chamber of Commerce. This esteemed recognition highlights Optical Illusions of San Mateo’s exceptional dedication to providing outstanding eye care and underscores their commitment to excellence in patient service. Optical […]

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Dr. William To Named One of America’s Best Eye Doctors 2023 by Newsweek

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SAN MATEO, CA – Dr. William To has been named one of America’s Best Eye Doctors 2023 by Newsweek. This esteemed recognition highlights Dr. To’s exceptional dedication to providing outstanding eye care and underscores his commitment to excellence in patient service. Dr. To’s recognition as America’s Best Eye Doctor is a reflection of his exceptional […]

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It’s Eye Allergies Season: Don’t Rub Those Itchy Eyes!

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As spring unfolds, bringing with it a symphony of blooming flowers and greening trees, many individuals find themselves grappling with the less welcome arrival of allergy season. Seasonal allergies, commonly triggered by pollen from plants, mold spores, dust, and pet dander, can significantly affect your eyes, leading to discomfort and sometimes more severe reactions. In […]

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