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Diabetes This is probably the most common cause of temporary prescription changes.  In general, if a patient has high blood sugars, they will experience a myopic shift (become more nearsighted).  When their blood sugars stabilize, I will see the opposite change, there will be a hyperopic shift (become more farsighted).  Both of these shifts will...

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While children may have symptoms that can indicate a vision or eye health problem, it's also possible for vision issues to be asymptomatic. In these cases, the only way to detect them would be through a comprehensive eye health exam.

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October is children's vision month, so throughout the month, we will be working to bring awareness to children's eye health. This month, we wanted to talk about the importance of children's eye exams, and why focusing on their eye health is just as important as focusing on our own.

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It's no secret that people are spending more and more time on digital devices. After all, we're very much a plugged-in society. But how does all this screen time affect our eye health? Does it have an effect at all?

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So…what exactly is blue light? Essentially, it is a high energy light that is visible to the human eye. All light that we see falls along the visible light spectrum (remember the acronym ROYGBV?).

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A few years ago, I was lucky enough to volunteer with VOSH International to perform ocular examinations for the underprivileged in Belize. It was one of the most incredible and memorable trips I have ever taken. Belize is a beyond-beautiful country with such friendly and kind people. The first few days were spent on the...

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In support of UV Safety Month in July, the Academy is sharing information on how to keep eyes safe from sun damage. Excess sun exposure can put people at risk of serious short-term and long-term eye problems. If eyes are exposed to strong sunlight for too long without protection, UV rays can burn the cornea...