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The Importance of Cataract Screening

June 20, 2016

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The Importance of Cataract Screening One of the most common eye disorders that affects millions of people globally is cataracts. This particular eye lesion can occur in newborns but the majority start to develop after the fifth decade of life. Cataracts in general do not have any symptoms when they first develop and most people […]

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The Importance of Wearing Sunglasses

May 25, 2016

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The Importance of Wearing Sunglasses

Sunglasses are much more than a cool fashion accessory; they’re also important when it comes to maintaining your vision. Unfortunately, 27 percent of Americans don’t wear sunglasses at all. Ever. And of the 73 percent that do claim to wear sunglasses, many don’t know how to choose a pair that will give their eyes the […]

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Seasonal Allergies FAQ

April 1, 2016

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What causes seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies are caused by specific allergens such as ragweed, grass or tree pollen. When these allergens come in contact with your body, they are considered foreign particles. The allergens bind themselves to mast cells that are loaded with histamine. In response, your immune system starts to release large quantities of […]

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Family Eyecare introduces the iWellness Exam by Optovue!

February 22, 2016

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Our practice is committed to protecting your eye health with the most advanced technology available, and we are excited to announce that our comprehensive eye exam now includes the iWellnessExam. What is the iWellness Exam?  The iWellness Exam is state-of-the-art technology that lets our doctors see beneath the surface of your retina, where signs of disease first appear. This fast, comfortable scan of your eyes provides a level of detail […]

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Digital Eye Strain

January 11, 2016

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Surveys show that over 70 percent of adults report eye irritation, now known as “digital eye strain.” Digital eye strain is the physical eye discomfort felt after focusing on a digital screen for two or more hours. Of course, many of us are guilty of staring at digital screens for much longer than two hours per day. Short term side effects […]

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Cataracts

January 8, 2016

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A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataracts can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or see theexpression on […]

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What Causes Near-Sightedness?

December 7, 2015

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What Is Myopia? Myopia, also known as “near-sightedness” is condition of the eye that makes it difficult to see objects that are far away. It is the most common refractive error of the eye, with occurrences increasing dramatically in recent decades. The explosion of myopia is a serious public health concern. Myopia means more than a […]

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Maximize Your 2015 Benefits

November 29, 2015

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With a standard Medical or Vision insurance plan, your 2015 benefits will be lost on December 31st 2015. Your unused benefits will not roll over into the new year. Failing to use your insurance benefits is the equivalent of donating money to your insurance provider. You are paying a monthly premium for your vision insurance, […]

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September 19, 2013

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Family Eyecare Location

September 19, 2013

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