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Archive for April 2010

Dry eye disease

Burning, tearing, fluctuating blurry vision, and the feeling that something is in your eye can be symptoms of dry eye disease. This disease is a chronic condition that at this time does not have a cure, but can be treated and managed very efficiently.   When you look at the “eye drop” section at the…

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What is lurking in your contact lens case?

What is lurking in your contact lens case?? I don’t think anyone would consider getting into a bathtub with used water…but it is surprising how many people will top off solutions in their contact lens cases or reuse the solution that is already in their contact lens cases~ gross! If you are a contact lens…

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Have you gotten your vitamin D today?

Have you gotten your vitamin D today? Adequate levels of vitamin D are essential for the maintenance of your systemic and ocular health.   What is Vitamin D and what does it do? It is a fat-soluble steroid hormone that helps calcium be absorbed in the gut and the regulation of serum calcium and phosphate…

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Have you gotten your vitamin D today?

Have you gotten your vitamin D today? Adequate levels of vitamin D are essential for the maintenance of your systemic and ocular health.   What is Vitamin D and what does it do? It is a fat-soluble steroid hormone that helps calcium be absorbed in the gut and the regulation of serum calcium and phosphate…

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Healthy Eye Friday Recipe~ Baked Kale Chips

Kale is a super food for the eyes. It is an excellent source of Lutein (an antioxidant that protects the eyes from UV and oxidative damage). You ask, “But what can you make with Kale?” So I went on a search to find today’s Healthy Eye Friday Recipe. I found this one on allrecipes.com Baked…

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Added Sugar May Adversely Affect Cholesterol Levels

I got this post from the American Optometric Association. Elevated Cholesterol can cause major changes on the vessels and retina in the back of the eye.   Added Sugar May Adversely Affect Cholesterol Levels. USA Today (4/21, Hellmich) reports that added sugar may adversely affect cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the Journal…

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We will recycle your specs for a good cause!

Spring is here! During your spring cleaning, if you find old eyeglasses, bring them into our office to recycle. We participate with Lion’s Club’s Recycle for Sight. Lions Club collects, cleans, repairs, and uses them for mission work. What a great way to re-use your old specs! There is a drop box in the optical.

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I love what I do!

“,”text”);” style=”cursor: pointer;” />“,”text”);” style=”cursor: pointer;” />“,”text”);” style=”cursor: pointer;” /> I love what I do! I love the patient interaction, treating and managing eye disease, seeing babies in our InfantSEE program and finding answers for parents through vision therapy. But one of the things that I love about what I can do is give back…

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Face a Face, our new French line

Do you want some true Specs-Appeal??? We are very excited about our new collection of eye wear that has just arrived from France~ Face a’ Face. This collection comes from Jura (near Lons le Saunier,) in the heart of French eyewear tradition and industry.  Face a’ Face has 12 French craftsmen that handcraft each and…

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