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  • 4 Great Reasons to Choose Titanium Eyeglass Lenses

    When you choose your next pair of prescription glasses, you'll probably be thinking about the shape and colour of your frames rather than the material. However, the material your frames are made from makes a big difference, and those who wear glasses regularly should definitely think about upgrading to titanium. Of course, titanium frames do cost a little more than those made from plastic or other metals, but they also present a wide selection of benefits, and here are just four.
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  • Understanding Macular Degeneration

    Macular degeneration affects your central vision and occurs when the macula (which is located in the centre of the retina) deteriorates. Those with the condition have no problem with their peripheral vision, but they experience varying degrees of vision loss when looking straight ahead. It's a common eye disorder that most often affects the elderly population, and it's categorised as either wet or dry. Wet macular degeneration is less common than dry macular degeneration, and it causes sufferers to see a dark spot when looking ahead due to blood vessels bleeding under the retina.
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  • Good Foresight: Tips for Visiting the Optometrist

    Though our eyesight is extremely important, we often don't do everything we can to protect it.  With our jobs, families and friends keeping us busy, it can be difficult to schedule out appointments for things such as optometrists, especially if you feel there's nothing wrong with your vision.  Besides, it can be awkward when you get there.  However, biting the bullet and going along regularly to optometry appointments can seriously help you in the long run!
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  • Eye Doctor | 3 Deterrent Techniques To Prevent Your Eyes From Going Bad When You're A Computer Buff

    Love spending several hours everyday in front of a computer for work or pleasure? You're now part of the growing echelons of digital buffs that cannot seem to get enough of the World Wide Web. Unfortunately, spending hours in front of the computer can hurt your eyesight more than you imagined. Visit your eye doctor regularly and follow these deterrent techniques to prevent your eyes from going bad. Make Sure The Screen Lighting And Ambient Lighting Isn't Too Bright
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  • 3 Things to Know About Cataract Surgery

    If you have recently gone to your optometrist for an eye exam and they said you have cataracts, you may want to get surgery. Cataracts can severely limit your vision, but it might be fixable. Here are some things to know about cataract surgery so you are fully prepared. There Are Different Types of Cataract Surgery Methods One thing to note is that depending on your surgeon and severity of the cataracts, the surgical method may vary.
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  • How to Get Used to Wearing Progressive Lenses

    If you're switching to using multi-focal progressive lenses for the first time after wearing regular glasses, you may find that it takes a few days for your eyes to get used to seeing through this type of lens. The following tips may help make the transition process easier. Get to Know Your Lenses Unlike regular lenses, which work on a single vision basis, progressive lenses cover different types of vision in each lens.
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