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All About Contact Lenses

Contact lens

Contact lenses are convenient vision correction devices. If you are new to contacts, there are several things you should know about wearing them safely. 

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All About Dry Eye Syndrome

Saturday April 12, 2014

Tears are essential for maintaining healthy eyes. Tears are made of compounds that keep the eyes moist and clean. If too few tears are produced or their chemical composition is altered, you may develop the annoying symptoms of dry eye syndrome.

Dry Eye Syndrome

LASIK Side Effects

Saturday April 5, 2014

Certain side effects are normal after undergoing LASIK, and are considered part of the healing process. Most of these side effects are usually temporary and are treated with medications prescribed by your surgeon.

Side Effects of LASIK

Before You Have LASIK

Sunday March 30, 2014

If you are seriously thinking of having LASIK surgery to correct your vision, you most likely have a few concerns about the procedure. Even though the thought of waking up each morning with clear vision is exciting, several important factors must be considered.

Before You Have LASIK

Can We Control Myopia?

Sunday March 30, 2014

Many children who become nearsighted at an early age, and whose parents also have myopia, tend to become more myopic with time. Parents of these children often search for ways to slow down the rate at which their child's myopia worsens.

Myopia Control

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