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Learn more about optometry care and procedures in our blog!

As an optometrist, I love hearing from my patients. Yearly exams give me the privilege of keeping up with them, and many have become friends. Having been in practice for over 16 years, it is not uncommon for me to have given college students their first eye exam as a child.

Choosing the Right Sunglasses: More Than Just Fashion

When it comes to sunglasses, there's more to consider than just fashion. While they can certainly make a stylish statement, their primary purpose is to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. Just like sunscreen protects your skin from the sun's damaging effects, sunglasses shield your eyes from potential harm. So, before you pick up that trendy pair of shades, take a moment to understand why choosing the right sunglasses is crucial for your eye health.

Screen Time and Dry Eye

In today's digitally-driven world, the use of screens has become an integral part of our lives. From computers and smartphones to tablets and televisions, screens are everywhere, serving as our primary source of entertainment, information, and communication.

How Does LipiFlow Work? Understanding the Innovative Technology Behind Dry Eye Relief

Living with a dry eye condition can be uncomfortable and challenging. It's a common condition that occurs when your tears aren't able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes.

Specialty Contact Lenses: What They Are and Who Can Benefit From Them

Contact lenses are a convenient way to correct refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. They can improve the patient’s quality of life. There are various types of contact lenses with different features. Lens manufacturers design specialty lenses for individuals with specific vision needs or eye conditions. They offer benefits beyond vision correction. Learn more about specialty contact lenses, what they are, and who can benefit from them.

5 Keratoconus Questions, Answered

When you visit your doctor for a diagnosis, you may receive an answer that baffles you. If you have a vision issue like this, questions may build up in your mind.

Can Blepharitis Cause Blurry Vision?

Blepharitis is a swelling of the eyelids that can cause blurry vision and other symptoms. Most of the time, blepharitis happens when the eyelid's oil glands produce too little, excess, or hardened oil. Little oil may make tears evaporate faster and cause dry eyes. Excess oil can make the eyelids dry, crusted, and flaky. Hardened oil can clog the eyelids and cause inflammation.

How to Choose Eyeglasses to Fit Your Face and Lifestyle

Choosing suitable eyeglasses will help improve your vision while also enhancing your look. Finding the right frames is different for all individuals as there are so many options available. Perfect eyeglasses will be comfortable to wear, and they will help boost your confidence. Here are ways to choose eyeglasses to fit your face and lifestyle.

Contact Lens Exam: What to Expect

Whether you have been wearing prescription glasses or it’s the first time you’ll need corrective lenses, you will need a contact lens exam in addition to the routine comprehensive eye examination. The prescription for contact lenses is very different from that of glasses. Your eye doctor at Battleground Eye Care will help you to find the right type of contact lens to suit your needs. Here is what you should expect from your contact lens exam.

Diagnosing and Treating Dry Eye

Dry eyes occur when the eyes cannot produce enough or quality tears for lubrication. It is essential to understand how tears contribute to your eye health. A tear film spreads all over your eye whenever you blink. The film helps keep your eye’s surface clear and smooth. Having lubricated eyes is essential for clear vision.

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