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How Does Ortho-K Work?

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If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may have heard of ortho-k. Ortho-k, or orthokeratology, is a type of specialty contact lens worn overnight to temporarily reshape your cornea while you sleep. When removed in the morning, you can enjoy clear vision during the day.  As long as you […]

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What Are Scleral Lenses?

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For many people, contact lenses are preferable to eyeglasses. Contacts, after all, have a wider field of view, don’t obstruct your vision with frames, make some daily activities more convenient, and give you more options for non-prescription sunglasses. However, not everyone is a candidate for traditional contact lenses. Factors like your eye shape or eye […]

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Can Keratoconus be Cured?

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Your eyes and vision are ever-changing, and different conditions may affect your eyes and vision over the years. The first step to maintaining healthy vision is scheduling consistent eye exams with your optometrist so they can stay up to date with your visual development.  Keratoconus is one of these vision conditions that can be challenging […]

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How Often Does Your Eye Prescription Change?

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Consistent vision care begins at your optometrist’s office. Your comprehensive eye examination covers various important aspects of vision care, including checking if your prescription is up to date. But how often does your eye prescription change, and what can you expect during your eye exam? Let’s take a look.  What to Expect During Your Eye […]

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What Are the Best Contact Lenses for Sports?

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Playing your favorite sport, whether that’s football or basketball while wearing glasses can be challenging. Athletes usually prefer the flexibility that contact lenses allow, and your optometrist can help you find the right contact lenses for your unique visual needs. Let’s look at the exam process, the different types of contact lenses, and which contacts […]

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