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Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians: What’s the Difference?

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Opticians - What's the Difference?

Are All Eye Care Professionals the Same?

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Opticians. They all provide eye care to patients, but what is the difference in the services that they offer? Aren’t they all the same?
The quick answer is, no- ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians are not all the same! While they all play an important part in patients’ eye health, it is important to understand what each type of professional is qualified to do.
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May

Healthy Vision Month - May

May is Healthy Vision Month!

Approximately 37 million adults in America have cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, or diabetic retinopathy, all of which can cause visual impairment or blindness. However, recent studies show that making healthy choices and getting regular comprehensive eye exams can help reduce a person’s risk of vision loss. [Read more…]

April

Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month!

Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries. About 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss.
The good news is that 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented with the use of protective eyewear. [Read more…]

Spring is Here…

Spring Allergy

…Welcome All the New Beginnings!

No matter how long winter lasts, spring is always sure to follow! As the snow finally melts away and the flowers bloom, most people start to become affected by spring allergies. Triggers such as various plant pollen, grass, dust, and molds can create great discomfort and it’s important to take steps to safeguard and/or alleviate any spring allergy symptoms. [Read more…]

Investment in Eye Health

Investment in Eye Health

Investment in Eye Health

The eyes lead the way to just about every task performed in life, and it is extremely important to take good care of them! [Read more…]