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Happy National Eye Exam Month! Are You Due?

Happy National Eye Exam Month! Are You Due?

August is National Eye Exam Month in the United States! How long has it been since you got a comprehensive eye exam? Last year? A couple of years ago? Can you even remember? Unfortunately, even under normal circumstances many people don’t schedule eye exams as often...

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6 Tips to Protect Your Eyes this Summer

6 Tips to Protect Your Eyes this Summer

Eye injuries and conditions can happen at any time during the year. But the summer season—complete with bright sun, sand, and outdoor activity—can pose particular risks and challenges. It is important to learn some tips to protect your eyes this summer. Fortunately, a...

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Glasses or Contacts: Which Should You Choose?

Glasses or Contacts: Which Should You Choose?

More than 6 in 10 Americans wear some form of corrective eyewear at least part of the time. And while the majority of them primarily choose to wear glasses, the CDC estimates there are about 45 million Americans who choose to wear contacts—either exclusively or as an...

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Dealing with Digital Eye Strain

Dealing with Digital Eye Strain

Even during more normal times, Americans tend to spend a lot of time looking at digital screens. However, these are not normal times. And for many reasons, you might start to notice that the amount of eye strain you experience has increased, perhaps significantly, now...

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Do I Need Emergency Eye Care?

Do I Need Emergency Eye Care?

For almost all of us, the routines of daily life have changed dramatically within the span of just a few weeks. “Non-essential” businesses are temporarily shut down, while people across the state are encouraged to stay home and help contain the spread of COVID-19. One...

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Why Are My Eyes So Dry All the Time?

Why Are My Eyes So Dry All the Time?

Do your eyes constantly feel dry and irritated? You’re not alone. Dry eyes are among the most common acute conditions we see here at the Sight Eye Clinic—not only because they can be extremely uncomfortable, but also because there are many potential causes and...

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Glaucoma: Why We Give You that Pressure Test

Glaucoma: Why We Give You that Pressure Test

There’s one part of an eye exam many of us don’t really look forward to: the pressure test.  And trust us, we get it. Nobody likes to have something come up and touch their eyes. We have eyelids specifically to shield us from such things, after all! Having to repress...

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