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Don't Make These Contact Lens Mistakes

We’ve all done it.  You’re in a hurry and you don’t take the time to take care of your contact lenses like you should.  You skip a step in the process, don’t clean them like you should, or maybe just ignore your lenses all together.  What’s the worst that could happen?  According to a recent Center

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Back to School Time Can Mean Pink Eye

Summer time is almost over and school begins soon. Late summer and early fall are the peak season for  conjunctivitis or "pink eye". There are two types of pink eye. Fortunately, the most common follows a  upper respiratory infection with sore throat, sneezing, mild fever and coughing and sort of

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Protecting your eyes from Airsoft guns

A recent Stanford University Study, highlighted in the Wall Street Journal, states that the number of children who have sustained injuries from “airsoft” guns has grown more than 500% since 2012. The study’s co-author Douglas Frederick goes on to say, “These results demonstrate that air guns can

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MOM, WHY DO I NEED TO WEAR MY SUNGLASSES??

My husband and I made an interesting observation the other day.  Sitting in a circle of parents watching our 5 year old daughters pretend to learn the mechanics of softball it dawned on me that every single parent was wearing sunglasses, but only one child was, ours.  On this beautiful sunny

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Dry Eye Syndrome or Allergies?

It is finally starting to feel like spring time!  We’ve survived another long winter and can now see blooming flowers and hear the sounds of little league baseball beginning.  Unfortunately, not everything about spring is fun and exciting.  Seasonal allergies also make an appearance this time of

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