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How Diabetes Affects Vision

How Diabetes Affects Vision

  Diabetes mellitus is categorized as Type I (formerly called insulin-dependent) and Type II (non-insulin dependent). Serious eye problems can…

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What is Glaucoma?

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that typically has no symptoms through much of the disease process.  It can cause a…

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School Vision Screenings

School Vision Screenings

You rely on your eyes as your primary means of learning and interacting with your environment as you go through…

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How To Treat An Eye Injury

How To Treat An Eye Injury

According to the organization Prevent Blindness, approximately 2.4 million eye injuries happen in the United States each year. With so…

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Why School Vision Assessments Are Not Enough

Why School Vision Assessments Are Not Enough

Most American school children today receive a free, annual vision assessment at some point during the school year. While this…

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Acuvue’s New Oasys Transition Contacts

Acuvue’s New Oasys Transition Contacts

After a long, hard winter, especially in the Texas panhandle, we all look forward to the warm days of summer…

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How Does Sun Exposure Affect Eyesight?

How Does Sun Exposure Affect Eyesight?

While most people are well aware of the danger of skin cancer from overexposure to the sun's rays, far fewer…

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Contact Lenses: Types and Their Pros and Cons

Contact Lenses: Types and Their Pros and Cons

If you are thinking about adding contact lenses to your daily routine, there are several different options on the market.…

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Pink Eye vs A Stye: How To Know The Difference

Pink Eye vs A Stye: How To Know The Difference

Many people confuse pink eye with styes. Since the eye conditions have different causes and treatments, it makes sense to…

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5 Signs Your Child May Not Be Seeing Clearly

5 Signs Your Child May Not Be Seeing Clearly

As a parent, you may notice your child is struggling with a problem, but children aren't always able to tell…

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How Smoking Damages Your Eyes

How Smoking Damages Your Eyes

With new year’s resolutions abounding, quitting the smoking habit is often among the most popular – and for good reason.…

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When Should I Have My Child’s Eyes Checked?

When Should I Have My Child’s Eyes Checked?

If you have a baby or young child, eye exams are important. Even before they can read, babies should have a…

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What to Look for in Your Next Pair of Sunglasses

What to Look for in Your Next Pair of Sunglasses

They can be cool, stylish, elegant and glamorous. We're talking about your next pair of sunglasses. When shopping for a…

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5 Reasons You Should Buy Your Glasses With Advanced Eye Care

5 Reasons You Should Buy Your Glasses With Advanced Eye Care

Online shopping is a popular pastime and a great way to find deals on just about everything. But just because…

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Things You May Not Realize Are Causing Your Dry Eyes

Things You May Not Realize Are Causing Your Dry Eyes

Many people know that the environmental conditions in the Texas Panhandle can cause people's eyes to become dry and uncomfortable.…

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