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Don’t Forget UV Protection This Winter

Most people think of sunglasses as summer gear, but in some ways, it’s even more important to wear sunglasses in certain winter conditions than in the warm summer months. Thanks to public awareness campaigns about the risks of skin cancer, more people are aware that UV rays and intense sunlight are bad for our skin.…
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Eye Color & Genetics

Ever wonder why your eyes are blue, green, brown, or somewhere in between? The colored part of your eye, the Iris, contains pigmentation which determines our eye color. Your parents pass on chromosomes which combine to customize your eye color. How eye color develops Eye color is not as simple as other genetic traits. Three…
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Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

Did you know, nearly 2.2 million people in the United States are affected by glaucoma?* Due to the lack of symptoms in the early stages of glaucoma, almost half of Americans with glaucoma do not know they have it; causing glaucoma to be the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and worldwide.…
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Contact Lenses – Can Contacts Cause Headaches?

Patients sometimes worry that trying contact lenses will be uncomfortable, or even cause headaches. This may be because they’ve known someone who had a bad experience with contact lenses, because the idea sounds uncomfortable to them, or because they tried contacts in the past and did not like the way they fit their eyes. It’s…
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