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What is Protective Eyewear for Sports?

April 30, 2021

Lots of people participate in sporting activities in their spare time, but don’t fully realize the importance of protecting their eyes from potential harm. Nevertheless, many sports come with a certain degree of risk, especially to the delicate tissues of the eyes. Whether you are taking part in a team sport like baseball or hockey, or you are heading out for a solo sporting pursuit like running, cycling, or climbing, wearing the right protective eyewear can significantly reduce the risk that you’ll suffer an injury that could affect your eyes and vision.

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What is Neurolens and How Does It Work?

March 31, 2021

Our eyes need to be properly aligned for us to see the world around us clearly. Unfortunately, when a problem occurs that affects our visual alignment, it can have a significant effect on our day-to-day lives. This is because this misalignment can irritate the trigeminal nerve, which is the largest nerve connected to the brain. This irritation results in the unpleasant symptoms that we associate with many eye conditions today. One of the most effective treatments for visual misalignment is known as Neurolens.

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What are Computer Vision Syndrome Symptoms and Treatments?

March 29, 2021

Has the amount of time you’ve spent looking at a computer screen or other digital device in the last year increased? While many of us have jobs or hobbies that have us in front of screens for prolonged periods, the challenges posed by the pandemic have seen our screen use increase even more, as activities that we would have previously engaged in person – meetings, school, etc – have been forced online.

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The Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam

February 28, 2021

When did you last have a routine eye exam? Eye exams, like dental exams, are an important part of our preventative healthcare, yet many people put them off feeling that they just aren’t a priority. This is especially true of people who aren’t currently experiencing any issues with their eyes or vision and feel like visiting their eye doctor is an unnecessary expense and use of their time. Nevertheless, we recommend that all adults undergo comprehensive eye exams every year. This is because close monitoring of the health and condition of your eyes really is the best way to preserve your long-term vision.

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Can I Use My HSA or FSA to Buy Contact Lenses?

December 31, 2020

Prescription vision expenditure is covered under HSA/FSA. People who use prescription glasses use these options all the time. If you need prescription contact lenses or even prescription sunglasses, you can use HSA/FSA to pay for them as well.

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