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How Long Do Vision Problems Last After a Concussion?

A man with a concussion with a bandage on his head.

There isn’t a single answer to how long vision problems last after a concussion because it’s determined by several varying factors like the severity of the concussion, part of the brain affected, or an individual’s vision before the concussion. You may have vision problems for as little as a few weeks, but they could last […]

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How Long After a Stye Can You Wear Contacts

A woman using her left fingers to pull her eyelid down while she puts a contact lens on her right eye with her right hand

Dealing with a stye can be an uncomfortable experience, especially for those who rely on contact lenses for clear vision. One common concern is determining how long after a stye you can safely resume wearing contact lenses. When you’re determining when to resume wearing contact lenses, the factors to consider include the severity of the […]

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Why Regular Diabetic Eye Exams Matter

women with diabetic eye on left compared with normal eye on right

Your eyes and body share a unique relationship. If you didn’t know already, several health conditions could lead to various eye concerns. Sjögren’s syndrome and lupus can increase the risk of developing dry eye, multiple sclerosis can increase the number of floaters you notice in your vision, and your cornea may develop a blue or […]

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What is Myopia & Treatment Options Available

Women squinting to correct vision due to her myopia condition

Millions of people live with refractive errors like myopia and hyperopia. Your eye doctor can identify these conditions during a comprehensive eye exam, but what is myopia, and how does it affect your vision?   Continue reading to learn more about myopia, including what it is, what causes it, and what treatments are available today.  What […]

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Treatment Options for Keratoconus

Close up of individuals eye with keratoconus

Keratoconus can develop subtly and gradually, so it is important to stay on top of your regularly scheduled eye examinations to prevent potential degradation of your vision. In less severe cases, specialty lenses and therapy can be used to mitigate the effects of keratoconus, but if the issue is an advanced case, surgery or a […]

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Could Biofilm Be the Source of Your Dry Eye Symptoms?

When was the last time you washed your eyelids? For women, they’ve usually washed their face within the last 24 hours, either to remove makeup, or you’re just as part of their normal skincare routine. Some men wash their face daily, but for others, it’s just a part of their normal shower routine whenever that […]

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