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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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Important Ages for Eye Care

Welcome our new blog!  We hope you will visit us here from time to time to read up on some of the things going on around the Eye Group as well as some helpful tips for your eye care.  For our first article we wanted to talk about some particular stages in life that need special attention when it

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