How Smoking is Putting Your Eyes at Risk

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, Vision

It’s common knowledge that smoking is not good for you or your health. However, it doesn’t hurt to have another reason to quit or not start in the first place. Smoking can have very serious consequences for your eyes, so you should definitely stay away from cigarettes if you value your vision. Cataracts Cataracts refer […]

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The Threat of Glaucoma

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, LASIK, Vision

You may have heard of glaucoma, but you may not be aware of the dangers associated with this common eye condition. Glaucoma is an issue within the eye that causes a buildup of pressure, leading to permanent ocular damage. Although the signs of glaucoma may not emerge until later in your life, it is a […]

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Should You Worry about Eye Floaters?

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, Vision

Everyone can remember that moment of panic when they first realized that there were mysterious shapes floating across their line of sight. It was a genuine feeling of fear as your mind raced with a range of questions: What are these things? Will they be there forever? Do I need to have surgery? These small […]

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The Truth about Color Blindness

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, Vision

You know what they: the world isn’t black and white. However, for some people – it might as well be. Color blindness is a common vision deficiency which causes you to have difficulty seeing red, green, or blue. Contrary to popular belief (and what I just said above), it’s actually pretty rare for a person to […]

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After LASIK Care

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in LASIK, Vision

LASIK can be a truly life changing procedure, however, the success of your procedure relies heavily on your ability to follow the explicit aftercare instructions. Before your surgery date, we will outline in detail exactly what is required of you to properly care for your eyes after a LASIK surgery. Keep in mind that your […]

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The Truth About Your Eye Twitches

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, Vision

At some point in your life, you’ve experienced that annoying little twitch. It’s not much – it usually isn’t even visible to anyone else – but it’s enough for you to notice. No matter how subtle of a movement it makes, feeling your eyeball jitter around is not a pleasant feeling. Thankfully, you can avoid […]

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Protecting Yourself from Eyestrain

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, Trivia, Vision

We live in a world of screens. In fact, you’re reading this on a screen right now. Our passion for staring at backlit glass all day can actually negatively affect your life and not just by sending your uncle on a clichéd rant about social media – especially when he throws in those improper conjugations […]

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Treating and Preventing Cataracts

Posted by: OptiVision Eye care in Health, LASIK, Vision

By the age of 80, over half of the population either has a cataract or has had a cataract and they represent the leading cause of blindness worldwide. Despite the widespread occurrence of cataracts, their definition, cause, and treatment are still not commonly known. Due to the high likelihood that either you or someone you […]

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