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Preventative Health: Visiting your Optometrist

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Preventative Health: Visiting your Optometrist
Never been to an eye doctor? It may be time to change that. Visiting your local optometrist isn’t just for those with vision correction concerns or those who wear glasses and contacts regularly. Visiting an optometrist semi-regularly for a comprehensive eye exam is an important aspect of preventative health (yes, even for people with 20/20 vision).
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Categories: Optometry, Eye Exams, Eye Doctor | Tags: eye exam , preventative eye health , eye exams , optometrist in lafayette indiana , lafayette indiana optometrist | Comments: (0) | View Count: (371)
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What is an Astigmatism?

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What is an Astigmatism?
Without being aware, many people are living with astigmatism. Astigmatisms are a distorted curvature in the eye or lens. This curvature results in light rays being prevented from meeting at one focus point. It is quite rare that any one person has a perfectly formed eye. Commonly, a majority of people have a slight astigmatism, but often do not require further treatment or can be corrected with basic vision correction through glasses or contacts. This blog will share what an astigmatism is and h...
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Categories: Optometry, Eye Exams | Tags: prevent astigmatisms , eye exam , eye doctor , contact lenses , lafayette indiana optometrist | Comments: (0) | View Count: (435)
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Types of Contacts

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Depending on your lifestyle, glasses can be more of a nuisance than helpful. If you’ve ever had rain on your glasses, purchased clothing based on the color of your glasses, struggled to keep your glasses on while doing something active, or experienced annoying glares while driving , you know what we mean. Thankfully, contact lenses have come a long way and can be a perfect alternative.
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Categories: Contacts, Optometry, Eye Doctor | Tags: contact lenses , contacts , contact prescriptions | Comments: (0) | View Count: (388)
Mather Vision carries some of the best frames and styles from a variety of well-known brands. With options from Aspire, Aspex, BCBG Max Azria, Carrera and more, picking out the perfect frames can be a bigger challenge than ever before. With the many different materials, shapes, sizes and style options available, choosing your eyeglass ‘look’ can be a fun but stressful experience.
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When Should I Let My Child Consider Contacts?

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Contact lenses are a big next step for children who currently wear glasses. Contacts are more responsibility, maintenance and can be a stressful change for both parents and kids. However, contact lenses can be helpful in boosting child self-esteem, establishing routines, and giving your child better overall vision.
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Categories: Contacts, Optometry, Eye Exams, Eye Doctor | Tags: child contacts , contact lenses for children , contacts , contact lenses | Comments: (0) | View Count: (445)
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What Are Cataracts?

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You’ve probably heard the term, but do you know what cataracts are? A cataract is a cloud that forms over the eye’s natural lens and blocks light, making vision blurry or dark. Although treatable, cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for people over age 40 and the world’s principal cause of blindness.
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Categories: Optometry, Eye Doctor | Tags: Cataracts , preventing cataracts , what are cataracts , cataracts treatment , types of cataracts , Lafayette Optometrist | Comments: (0) | View Count: (580)
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Presbyopia: Effects of Aging on Your Eyes

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While many of us try to combat age by exercising regularly, moisturizing, or coloring our hair, we can’t prevent our eyes from aging. By age 40, most people begin to notice changes in their vision. This normal aging process is called presbyopia and primarily affects your ability to see things that are near you.
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Categories: Optometry, Eye Exams, Eye Doctor | Tags: aging eyes , presbyopia , presbyopia symptoms , eye exams , blurred vision , presbyopia treatment , vision loss | Comments: (0) | View Count: (427)
So your child just received an eye prescription and you’re now trying to understand the diagnosis. Even the prescription card is confusing. Don’t worry. We’ll help you see clearly.
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Categories: Eye Exams, Eye Doctor | Tags: mather vision , child's eye diagnosis , farsightedness , nearsightedness , astigmatism | Comments: (0) | View Count: (776)
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Why Is It Important to Wear Sunglasses?

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Why Is It Important to Wear Sunglasses?
Summertime is upon us. That means good weather, pooltime, barbecuing, and, yes, the sun. And a lot of it. Often when it’s sunny, we first remember to protect our skin with sunscreen but may forget about our eyes. However, it’s important to also think about our eyes, and to protect them as well by wearing sunglasses. Our eyes are sensitive organs that transmit a lot of information and provide us with one of our most valuable senses, sight.
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Protect Your Peepers | Summer Eye care Tips

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Protect Your Peepers | Summer Eye care Tips
Summer is a wonderful time of year. There’s nothing quite like warm weather and gorgeous sunny days to put you in a happy mood. However, those sunny days can have some damaging effects on your eyes if you don’t keep them properly protected. If you spend a lot of time outside in the yard or in a pool, chemicals can harm your eyesight, the sun’s rays can be harsh, and foreign objects can get in your eyes. But don’t let these hazards change your outlook on summertime! Instead, follow these tip...
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  • Preventative Health: Visiting your Optometrist
    Never been to an eye doctor? It may be time to change that. Visiting your local optometrist isn’t just for those with vision correction concerns or those who wear glasses and contacts regularly. Visi...
  • Eye Glasses Frame Colors: What’s Right for You?

    Color psychology has a lot more importance than people give it credit for. Sight is our primary source of sensory information, which means that escaping from color in our daily lives is basically impo...
  • Find your Perfect Fit: Matching Eye Glasses to Face Shape

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (see what we did there?). This is especially true for eye glasses. Choosing a pair of eye glasses is a big deal, not only because they assist with your vision but ...
  • Choosing the Right Lenses: Know Your Eye Glasses Options

    When purchasing a pair of eye glasses, many people spend the majority of their time focusing on what frames they want. There are many different colors, styles and brands to select from and it’s easy ...
  • Who and What is an Optometrist?

    We love our optometrists! They are the eye doctors you see whenever you come into our office to get your yearly eye exam. However, they do so much more than simply check your eyes. They are trained to...