Difference Between Glaucoma and Cataracts

What is the difference between glaucoma and cataracts? Well, both glaucoma and a cataract are physical conditions that cause vision loss. When discussing glaucoma vs. cataracts, it’s important to note that although these eye conditions both cause damaged vision, they are not the same thing. As we age, the clear lens in our eyes begins to thicken and over time …

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Different Types of Contact Lenses

Are you searching for the different types of contact lenses and which is best for you? Contact lenses are the perfect choice for anyone who doesn’t want to wear eyeglasses all of the time or experience LASIK surgery. People with vision problems tend to inquire about contact lenses because they are affordable, easy to use, and not nearly as noticeable as glasses …

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What Causes Glaucoma?

A question we hear frequently, what causes glaucoma? Well, there are many different types of glaucoma but long story short, glaucoma is a group of eye conditions and diseases. These diseases damage the eye’s optic nerve and has the potential to result in permanent blindness or vision loss. Basically, the nerve connecting the eye to the brain is impaired, commonly caused …

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What Are Polycarbonate Lenses?

What is polycarbonate and what does polycarbonate mean? These are two common questions we hear from our patients! If you’re looking for quality lenses that are up to ten times more resistant than glass and plastic lenses, you’ve come to the right place. We get asked all sorts of questions about polycarbonate lenses like is polycarbonate strong, do polycarbonate lenses …

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Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist

So, optometrist or ophthalmologist? There are many differences between an optometrist vs ophthalmologist. When deciding which family eye doctor is right for you, it’s important to know which eye center will be able to cater to your needs. Although we are only talking about an optometrist and ophthalmologist, opticians are also another eye doctor to consider as well. Choosing an eye …

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