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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What’s the difference between myopia and hyperopia?

November 25, 2020

There many different vision problems and conditions. Myopia and hyperopia are two of the most common refractive eye errors. What this means is that they are caused by eye abnormalities that affect the ability of the eyes to focus light on the part of the eye called the retina. The retina is a patch of light-sensitive cells at the very back of the eye, and its job is to pass signals between the eyes and the brain to tell us what we can see. When the light doesn’t hit the retina properly, the message isn’t correct, and our brain interprets a blurred image.

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