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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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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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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: (440)
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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: (424)
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: (765)
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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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The Importance of an Eye Test

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An eye test can reveal a lot about your eye health as will as your general overall health. By having regular eye exams, you are enabling your doctor to catch health problems early on that may even prevent bigger health problems from happening in the future. There are many different problems that a doctor can catch during an eye exam, and so Mather Vision Group here in Lafayette, Indiana is providing you with this overview of the importance of eye exams and some of the health problems that can be...
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What is a Vision Test?

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Never visited an eye doctor before for a vision test? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Every year many American’s avoid their eye exam appointments for a variety of reasons- their eyes are fine, they don’t wear glasses, or because they don’t know what to expect. If you’ve never had a vision test before, it can be intimidating to visit an optometrist for the first time. But what you might not know is that yearly vision tests are essential for healthy eyes. Eye doctors are here to make sure yo...
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What Can You Expect During Your Lafayette, IN Eye Exam?
Before you go to your Lafayette, IN eye exam, it's important to know what you should expect. In this blog, we'll discuss types of vision tests you may experience as well as tips for preparing for an eye exam.
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