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How to Help a Child with Reading Difficulties: Is It Time for Vision Therapy?

A young girl looking frustrated while reading with her hands on her head

Reading is a fundamental ability that contributes significantly to a kid’s academic and personal development. Unfortunately, many kids have reading problems, which can be frustrating and demotivating for both the child and their parents. While there are numerous potential causes of reading difficulties, one factor that’s frequently overlooked is vision issues. Children with vision problems […]

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Can Allergies Cause Dry Eyes?

Woman scratching her eyes and wincing in pain because of dry eyes

If you’ve noticed that your eyes feel dry, uncomfortable, and itchy, you may be wondering if allergies are the cause. Allergies can certainly contribute to dry eye symptoms. However, there could be several other reasons your eyes feel dry and uncomfortable.  Let’s explore whether allergies can lead to dry eyes and what you can do […]

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What Happens if You Put Your Contact Lenses on Inside Out?

A close-up of a young woman rubbing her right eye with her right hand, feeling eye discomfort after wearing her contact lens inside out.

Have you ever put in your contact lenses and noticed they didn’t feel quite right? There’s a chance they’re on inside out. While this isn’t a problem with rigid lenses, soft contacts are thin and flexible and can easily flip around. This is especially true if you’re new to wearing them. Fortunately, wearing contact lenses […]

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Does Diabetes Cause Dry Eyes?

An elderly woman with diabetes had her eyes with protective cover after cataract surgery

Diabetes and eyesight are closely linked. Diabetes and chronically high blood glucose (blood sugar) can cause various eye complications, including cataracts and glaucoma. What you may not know is that diabetes can significantly increase your risk of developing dry eye disease. More than half of all those with diabetes suffer from dry eyes. The good […]

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What to Expect During a Contact Lens Exam & Fitting

an optometrist passes a patient a contact lens case at a contact lens fitting

Whether you’ve been wearing glasses for a while or just got your prescription, there’s a good chance you may have considered wearing contact lenses to help correct your vision. However, contacts aren’t just a replacement for eyeglasses; there are many variables to consider before our team can recommend them as a suitable lens option. To […]

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