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Tips for Getting Used to Contact Lenses

Tips for Getting Used to Contact Lenses

By | Contact Lenses, Optometry

If you’ve never worn contacts before, the idea of putting lenses in can seem rather strange. For many people, it requires some work to overcome the natural inclination to prevent things from coming anywhere near your eyes. However, with a little bit of practice, you can become a contact lens pro in no time, and have the option to wear glasses or go without them whenever you choose. Here are some simple tips to get you used to your contact lenses as quickly as possible and some frequent early adjustment-symptoms you can expect in the first little while of wear….

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Should I Get Polarized Sunglasses?

Should I Get Polarized Sunglasses?

By | Glasses, Optometry, Sunglasses

Every time you turn around, you have another decision to make. Should I get an electric car? Should I buy 800 thread count sheets? Is it better to use a Mac or a PC? Do I prefer Coke or Pepsi? It almost gets a little overwhelming.  However, when it comes to making choices about your eyes, we’re here to help make it easy. And choosing sunglasses should be fun, not overly complicated! So, first and foremost, you need to have sunglasses with UV protection. Ultraviolet light is electromagnetic radiation that emanates from the sun and gets transmitted in waves or…

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How to Choose the Right Eye Doctor in Burlington

How to Choose the Right Eye Doctor in Burlington

By | Burlington, Optometry

When you’re new to Eye Doctors, it can all seem a little overwhelming. You have to try and sort out which variety of ocular specialist you’re looking for, and let’s face it, they all sound pretty similar. So before we walk through how to select the right eye doctor for you in Burlington, let’s break down the particular eye care professionals you will encounter out there. Optometrists These are your Doctors of Optometry or your primary-care eye specialist. These professionals are the first line of care for any concerns regarding your eyes.  You would see an Optometrist for:  Regular eye…

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