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Ease Eye Strain in Today’s Digital World

According to recent survey, four out of five Americans spend significant amount of time in front of their computer or on a handheld device. Between work and home many people spend more than 10 hours everyday on a computer!  Newer devices are getting even smaller and more portable, which makes them easier to carry but [...]

By |March 24th, 2015|Technology, Vision|0 Comments

Contact Lenses Can Be A Safe Option When Used Properly

In the United States, 40 million people use contact lenses to improve their vision. While most of these contact lens wearers adhere to the guidelines set out by their doctors,  many do not. According to the American Optometric Association's annual American Eye-Q® survey, many people are putting their health and vision at risk by not following [...]

By |December 21st, 2014|Contact Lenses, Eye Health|0 Comments

A Hilarious Comedy Routine About The Eye Doctor

Brian Regan is a great standup comedian.  Here is a bit about his trip to the Optometrist... Enjoy from Clarin Eye Care

By |November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Generations Don’t See ‘Eye to Eye’ On Vision Care

According to the latest American Optometric Association (AOA) annual American Eye-Q® survey, when it comes to eye and vision care there are differing levels of knowledge and varying views amongst different generations.  The survey found that the traditionalist (or silent) generation (1925-1945), baby boomers (1946-1964) and generations X (1965-1977) and Y (1978-1994) all vary in [...]

By |September 16th, 2011|Eye Health, Eyeglasses|1 Comment

Optometry Makes Top 10 List for Patient Satisfaction

A new survey of more than 3.1 million patients revealed that optometric practices rank fifth for patient satisfaction in 2010. The rankings were based on the evaluation of 99 different medical practice specialties and optometry scored 91.81 out of a 100-point scale. “It's clear that medical practices are working hard to improve the patient experience,” [...]

By |May 19th, 2011|Optometry|5 Comments

Increases in Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

After reviewing the recently released data on contact lens use, it's no surprise that the use of daily disposable contact lenses is increasing. Daily lenses are the safest, healthiest and most comfortable way to wear lenses. So why isn't everyone wearing dailies?  In the past, the price difference has been a tough pill to swallow, [...]

By |April 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contact Lenses Are Increasing For Patients Over 40

The results of the 2010 Annual Contact Lens Survey from Advance Insights, an inVentiv Health company are in, and there are some very interesting statistics to report. Overall, the entire contact lens industry is down 4.2% after holding steady one year ago.  That sounds about right from what we continuously see in our practice, with [...]

By |April 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Implantable Microchip May Create a 'Bionic Eye'

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA), an Australian research group, is getting close to implanting a microchip into a human retina and creating the first bionic eye. Associate Professor Gregg Suaning, of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering and a project leader said the new, 98-channel microchip, now undergoing preliminary lab testing, was a major step towards [...]

By |April 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Things Your Eye Doctor Won’t Tell You

4. Not everyone needs a yearly exam. Young healthy people with stable vision may not need a yearly exam. But I would absolutely recommend a yearly exam for anyone over 40 years old or anyone with a family history of any eye disease. However, if you're between 20 and 40 years old, you've never needed glasses and you've had your eyes dilated, you probably can come every other year to make sure your eyes remain healthy.

By |February 28th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Care for Adults of All Ages

From the AOA: Vision plays an important role in many aspects of daily life. From morning to night, the eyes are working hard to process information. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) American Eye-Q® survey, 46 percent of consumers indicate eyesight is the sense they worry most about losing. With consumer sentiment [...]

By |February 25th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments