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Preparing for Your Next Eye Exam Person getting eyes checked

Regardless of your age, it’s important to have you eyes examined on a regular basis. Adults between the ages of 18 and 60 should see their doctor every two to four years for a comprehensive exam. Children over the age of 6, should be seen every two years unless there are any problems. If you… Read More

Caring for Your Contact Lens Case

Eyes are highly sensitive to bacterial infections. If you’re a contact lens-wearer, “dirty” contacts will not only increase the risk of itchy and irritated eyes, but can also pose a threat to your long-term vision and eye health. There are a number of tips for keeping your contacts clean, but what about the case itself?… Read More

Is There a Way to Prevent Cataracts?

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for people over the age of 40, however, younger individuals can still be diagnosed with the disease. While it may be hard to prevent cataracts, there are a number of things that can be done to preserve your vision. Take Your Vitamins Multivitamins that contain high… Read More

Protect Your Eyes from the Summer Sun

Summer is arguably the best time of year to get outside and soak up some sun. Between lounging on the beach, traveling through Europe, or hiking in Acadia National Park, it’s more than just your skin that is exposed to the sun. While you can’t put sunscreen on your eyes, there are a number of… Read More

Caring for Someone with Failing Eyesight

As our family members and loved ones get older, some assistance may be required in carrying out everyday activities. When it comes to eye care, it’s important to understand what is involved in taking care of a loved one who vision is impaired. A visit to your doctor for a comprehensive eye exam will determine… Read More

Making Eye Health a Priority

The National Institute of Health (NIH) encourages everyone to make their eye health a priority to protect their vision for a lifetime. There are a number of things you can do, but a comprehensive dilated eye exam is a great place to start. You doctor will be able to detect any vision problems and determine… Read More

Mission Trips with Vision Care Services

Since 2013, Dr. Yi and Dr. Kim have made numerous mission trips to several African, South American and Caribbean countries in an effort to improve the vision of patients who lack the access to care. Their care makes a real difference in the lives of patients they see. Recently, Dr. Yi visited Morocco with Vision… Read More

Protective Lenses for Yard Work

With spring underway and summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about wearing protective lenses for outdoor yard work. Equipment such as leaf blowers, mowers, hedge trimmers, etc., can cause debris to blow into your eye and result in injury or irritation. Safety glasses will help protect your eyes while you work in… Read More

Presbyopia Awareness Month Presbyopia diagram

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, “Presbyopia is when your eyes gradually lose the ability to see things clearly up close. It is a normal part of aging.” This condition occurs when the lens of the eye becomes less flexible and the eye muscles can no longer effectively shape the lens to focus on… Read More

Got Allergies? How to Survive This Spring

Spring is the time when allergies act up. Often, our eyes can take the biggest hit. Here are a few things you can do to improve your comfort. Why the Spring? Spring is a season of pollen, fresh cut grass, dust and flowering trees. All of these allergens can trigger an allergic response and cause… Read More

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