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Should I get Blue Light Glasses?

Blue Light Blockers Do blue light glasses actually eliminate eye strain? Computer Vision Syndrome is the result of hours of computer use.  Symptoms include: headaches, tired eyes, light sensitivity, and dry eyes.  Since COVID-19, Studies show the average computer use has increased from an average of 10.9 hours to 13.28 hours a day. Just when […]

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5 Important Parts to an Eye Exam in Charlotte, NC

Eye Exam We hear often from patients that many parts of the eye exam we perform, they have never been tested for before. While our testing may take more time, there are reasons we perform the tests we perform. Pupil Testing Pupil testing is an important test to insure the patient’s pupils are responding properly. […]

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4 Reasons To Buy Your Glasses From Your Eye Doctor

Buying Glasses from Your Eye Doc In 2021, you can buy anything online, but there are still many reasons to buy from you local eye doctor’s eyewear shop. When you buy online, you are sacrificing fit and expertise for price. Like jeans, eyewear should be tried on. Customer Service You are unlikely to match the […]

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Interested in Lasik Surgery in Charlotte, NC?

Lasik Surgery Options There are many options for vision correction surgery including Lasik.  Each year, the options expand.  Even if you’re told you aren’t a candidate for Lasik, other options exist. Implantable collamer lens (ICL) surgery is an alternative for those with thin corneas, high astigmatism or high myopia. Lasik Surgery Lasik surgery is the […]

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4 Things One Should Know About Progressive Lenses

Progressive Lenses Did you near vision become blurry overnight?  Presbyopia is the term for changes in the lens and muscles within the eye, which results in blurry near vision.  There is nothing you can do or that you did to prevent or cause presbyopia.  It happens to us all, and it becomes progressively worse between […]

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3 Ways To Improve Eye Health for 2021

Healthy Eyes One of the most commonly asked questions of eye doctors remains “Is there anyway I can improve the health of my eyes?”While preventing your presciption from becoming worse or prevention of Glaucoma may not be possible, there are several practical things one may do to improve the vision and comfort of your eyes […]

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3 Treatments for Keratoconus in Charlotte, NC

Keratoconus Keratoconus is a corneal disease where the cornea becomes progressively thinner at the bottom. Keratoconus can be caused by both genetic and/or environmental factors.  As the cornea changes with the disease, vision becomes blurry and distorted over time.  These changes can not be corrected with glasses, but require surgical correction or contact lenses. Corneal […]

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Top 3 New Daily Contact Lenses for 2021

Daily Contacts for 2021 Daily contacts are now the most popular modality of lens due to allday comfort and quality of vision.  Due to the increase in popularity, the choices on the market increase yearly.  There are many available at different price points depending upon patient needs. Switching a patient to a daily lens from […]

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3 Ways to Take Proper Care of your Contact Lenses

Lens Care Tips Proper care of your contact lenses is important to prevent eye infections and corneal scars. Contact lens care includes cleaning, storing, and which drops may be safe to use with contact lenses. In order to maintain proper hygiene and prevent long-term eye complications,  contact lenses should only be worn according to their […]

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Myopia Progression: Why & How to Prevent Your Child’s Vision from Worsening

MYOPIA MANAGEMENT Does your child wear glasses for viewing things in the distance like watching TV or seeing the board at school? Did he or she start wearing glasses at young age? Does the glasses prescription worsen each year? A children’s vision exam should be perfomed every 6-12 months to assess eye and vision changes. […]

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5 Best Eyeglass Frame Materials

Best Materials for Eyeglass Frames Looking for a light-weight frame? Does your child break their glasses frequently? Looking for something more durable?  Are you looking for a unique and luxury pair of frames?  Whatever you are looking for, there is a unique frame material for you. Titanium Eyeglasses Titanium is known for being a light-weight, […]

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What is Astigmatism and How Can it be Corrected?

Astigmatism Correction When you look at letters and numbers do they all appear to be blurry around the edges? Are sports scores, Netflix titles, and the TV guide channel difficult to read?  Do car lights at night have a halo effect around them making it difficult to see? Do your eyes feel tired after computer […]

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What are Transitions Lenses?

Photochromatic Lenses  What are Photochromatic lenses? Transition lenses are photochromatic lenses which change from light to dark depending on exposure to light. Millions of photochromatic molecules are activated by exposure to UV light from the sun.  Photochromatic lenses have been on the market for awhile, but the technology had improved significantly over the years.  More […]

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Are Scleral Contact Lenses a Good Option For Me?

Scleral Contacts For Keratoconus, Astigmatism, and Hard-to-fit Corneas What is a scleral  contact lens? A scleral lens is a  large diameter gas permeable lens that is designed to bridge the entire cornea and sit on the sclera of the eye.  Due to the large size, it is more comfortable and stable than a traditional rigid […]

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7 Reasons To Avoid Sleeping in Contact Lenses

Overnight Contact Lens Wear Overwearing and sleeping in contacts is typical of many contact lens wearers, however; it can result in scarring, corneal complications, and even blindness. Although lenses have improved significantly in quality and technology,  it still should be thought of as a piece of plastic that reduces oxygen flow to your corneas.  Closed […]