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Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Summer is one of the most fun times of the year. With the warmer temperatures, you can finally enjoy all of those outdoor activities that your family loves. But, while you’re fishing on the boat, building sand castles at the beach or relaxing by the pool don’t forget about the potential dangers that the sun […]


Steps To Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases

Steps To Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases

A diabetic patient is at a very high risk of developing eye diseases especially glaucoma and cataract, there is, however, ways to keep your eyes safe during your diabetes. Follow these simple steps: Visit Your Optometrist Once or twice a year, it is highly recommended that you visit your eye doctor for a detailed check-up. […]


Vision-Based Learning Problems in Children

Vision-Based Learning Problems in Children

Undetected vision problems in children are known to directly affect a child’s ability to progress confidently in learning environments. The extra effort that is exerted towards concentrating and gathering information visually, at the same time will diminish the mental resources left for understanding and making intuitive connections with that information. Dyslexia is a widely known […]


What to Expect at an Eye Exam

What to Expect at an Eye Exam

Protecting your vision is critical. In many situations, lost vision cannot be repaired. Yet, with preventative care and routine visits to the eye doctor, not only can you potentially see better, but you may be able to avoid vision loss or distortion. Everyone needs an eye exam from our Doctors at least one time per […]


6 Ways to Protect Your Eyes this Winter

6 Ways To Protect Your Eyes This Winter

You probably know that you should protect your eyes during the summer, but did you know that you should protect your eyes during the winter too? Cold, dry air and bright sunlight in Ocala, Florida can damage your eyes and affect your eyesight. This winter, protect your eyes with these easy tips from our Doctors. […]


Thanksgiving Foods That Promote Eye Health

Thanksgiving Foods That Promote Eye Health

Thanksgiving is a great time to share a traditional meal with family and to give thanks. This is a time where most people are probably not thinking about their eye health. That being said, many of the foods served in a traditional Thanksgiving feast actually promote good eye health. These staples are rich in nutrients […]


Could You Have Astigmatism And Not Even Know It

Could You Have Astigmatism And Not Even Know It?

Are you experiencing blurred or even distorted vision? These symptoms could be a result of astigmatism. While the word might sound daunting, with enough understanding and proper eye health living with, astigmatism doesn’t have to be a nuisance. Astigmatism occurs when your eye’s cornea or lens isn’t a perfectly round shape. It is a common […]


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New Research on Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision lost for individuals over the age of 55. This occurs when leaky blood vessels and other debris cloud the macula or the thinnest part of the eye. This area is responsible for 80 percent of a person’s vision. 13 million people in the United […]


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