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Sunscreen and Your Eyes: What You Need to Know

You know that unless you want to end up looking like a tomato that you should wear sunscreen every time you spend time outside. Sunscreen acts as a barrier between your skin and the sun’s harsh rays, which is exactly what you want. Because you should put sunscreen all over your skin, a lot of […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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What Chlorine Can Do To Your Eyes

Do you remember coming out of the swimming pool as a little kid with your eyes feeling like they were on fire? If you think about it, you probably weren’t wearing goggles while you were swimming. Even though chlorine is excellent at keeping germs away, it can also dry your eyes out and leave them […]


Face the Facts: 3 Causes of Cataracts

If you are over the age of 40, you may be nervous to hear that the leading cause of vision loss over the age of 40 is cataracts. As a problems that causes clouding in your eyes natural lens, cataracts aren’t something to be messed with. But what are cataracts and how can you prevent […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2019
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What to Know About Monovision Lasik

As we age, our ciliary muscles in our eyes start to lose elasticity which can result in a condition called presbyopia which makes it harder to see things up close. If you have entered the age of having to wear reading glasses to see just about anything up close, then you likely have presbyopia. Rather […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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Going to the Beach for Spring Break? 3 Ways to Shield Your Eyes from Sun Damage

With Ohio’s freezing cold winters, it can be hard not to want to escape every weekend for somewhere much warmer. Now that spring break is finally here, it’s time to pack yours and your family’s bags and head somewhere hopefully a little bit warmer. Even though the beach may practically be calling your name during […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2019
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Q & A – Accommodative Esotropia

Q: My daughter is 13 and has a lazy eye that tends to cross inwards. She was told she has to wear bifocals. Why would that be, if she is so young? A: It sounds like your daughter has what we refer to as accommodative esotropia. It is among the most common causes for a crossed or […]


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Q & A – Sty

Q: I think I might have a sty. What exactly is that and how can I treat it? A: A sty, known by eye doctors as hordeolum, is an infected oil gland which forms a red and painful bump near the edge of the eyelid. They eyelid’s oil glands can become infected from a buildup of oil, […]


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Q & A – Cataract Surgery and Astigmatism

Q: I’m having cataract surgery and I’m fine with wearing reading glasses, however I would love to not rely on glasses for distance vision. Is that possible even though I have astigmatism? A: Since you have astigmatism, the astigmatism may be contained within the lens that we would remove and then replace with an artificial lens, or […]


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Q & A – Winter Weather and Your Eyes

Q: My eyes always bother me this time of year with the cold and windy weather. What are some things I can do to prevent dryness and discomfort this holiday season? A: During the cold winter months, we’re used to layering on the clothing and moisturizers to help protect our skin and bodies, but we tend to […]


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