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  • Dealing with Eye Allergies

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    An allergic reaction can occur in any part of the body such as the skin and the airways. But did you know there’s also such a thing as eye allergies? Eye allergies often are hereditary and they are triggered by substances which are mostly harmless to the majority of the population. Allergens such as pollen, […]

  • Contact Lenses and the Cold Season

    During the cold seasons, the winter air is not as wet as you think. In fact, the winter air is usually drier in any other season causing skin and eyes to dry up. This could be especially harder for those who have to wear contact lenses so you should learn how to pay extra attention […]

  • What Is Vision Therapy?

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    Vision therapy is a non-surgical treatment option for some eye conditions that is offered by eye care professionals, including those at Palm Beach Eye Center. It plays a similar role in eye care that physical therapy plays in care of the rest of the body. It can be used to correct a variety of vision […]

  • Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist

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    Most people have heard the terms optometrist and ophthalmologist. They are both eye care professionals, but they differ in their training and what they can do for patients. Depending on that eye conditions that you may be dealing with, it is important to know the difference between ophthalmologists and optometrists in order to get the […]

  • Trendy Eyewear Forecast for 2014

    Whether you wear sunglasses to take better care of your eyes or just to keep up with the trend, sunglasses are the undisputed accessories for everyone. Wearing sunglasses is a simple yet classy way to polish one’s look and here are some of the major trends to look out for in the coming months: The […]

  • Eye Scan Diagnoses ADHD

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    In recent years there has been something of a conflict raging in pediatric care regarding ADHD. On the one hand, there are those who believe that the condition is underdiagnosed in children. These people feel that if a proper diagnosis were made that it would result in better social and academic outcomes for those children. […]

  • 4 Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor

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    Believe it or not, most doctors, whether they are cardiologists, optometrists, or general practitioners, wish that their patients would ask more questions. Many of us never ask questions of our doctors, something that we should change as it can have a major effect on our health. Whether the questions are simple curiosity, “I’ve heard about […]

  • Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

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    More and more people are spending a significant part of their day looking at an electronic screen, either a traditional computer screen or the displays on their smartphones or tablets. As the amount of time spent in front of a computer screen increases, so does the incidence of computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome refers […]

  • Is LASIK Right For You?

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    If you wear glasses or contacts, you have probably thought about LASIK surgery at one point or another, but is LASIK the correct procedure for you? We will try and give you some information about LASIK that will help you make a better decision. LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis) surgery involves using a laser to reshape […]

  • Soothing Sore Eyes

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    Have you ever had red, itchy eyes? If so, then don’t scratch them. You might have sore eyes. Medically called “conjunctivitis”, sore eyes involve inflammation of the eyeball and inner eyelid. It caused by different things but usually, it’s brought on by a viral, bacterial or allergy infection. Although it’s not lethal, it is extremely […]