Everything you need to know about eyeglass types

Even with all the contacts and laser surgery procedures we have today, eyeglasses are still widely worn and a more favored option than ever before.   Some people are looking for fashionable frames with top brands that are in constant demand. The components used to...

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Eyesight assistance for computer users

People can generally use the eyesight aids they do while reading for looking at a computer or device screen. Specialized applications have also been formed to make fonts bigger, along with pictures on the screens. Today, text can also be translated into auditory forms...

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How to preserve your eyesight

Vision-risking eye conditions afflict a relatively large portion of people over 45 years old. The chance of losing vision unfortunately rises as you get older.To iterate, a new ophthalmology study predicts that over 43,000,000 Americans will contract age-affiliated...

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Challenges for contact lens wear (Part 2)

Keratoconus Keratoconus is a bit rarer than the previous conditions mentioned. It is the state in which the clear tissue on the front of the eye (cornea) bulges outward. Oxidative damage from free radicals seems to contributes to the development of keratoconus but the...

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Challenges for contact lens wear (Part 1)

Unfortunately, not everyone is the ideal candidate for contact lenses. There are certain conditions that present difficulties-- though these can be addressed.  These include any form of astigmatism, presbyopia, dry eyes, giant papillary conjunctivitis, post-refractive...

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What is Dry Eye?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when tears aren't able to provide adequate moisture. This keeps the exterior of the eye from being adequately lubricated. Effects span from a little aggravation to the prevention of contacts lens wear and an inflated...

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The importance of Eye Exams

Routine eye exams are strongly encourage for everyone of all ages and healths. While at one, the prescription you need will be determined by a skilled professional and the health of your eyes will be examined for ailments or conditions. Your eyes’ movement as a pair...

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Understanding Dry Eye

This condition is exactly how it’s described; drying of the fluid on the surface of the eye, called the cornea, due to either lack of lubricant (oil, water, or mucus) or poor quality of lubricant. Typically a chronic, long-lasting issue, dry eye is very typical,...

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How to prevent computer eyestrain

In today’s world, technology use is present everywhere and with the excessive use of computers in the work setting, eye strain has become a top health concern for those who work in offices. Specialists predict 5 to 9 out of 10 computer users deal with some form of...

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Should kids wear contact lenses?

Thinking about getting contacts for your kids? A lot of parents see the benefits of and prefer contacts over other types of vision assistance but are stuck asking when their child will be old enough. Talking from a scientific perspective, contact lenses can be worn at...

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Dr. Joseph Cohen Optometry in Woodland Hills

Learn about Dr. Cohen's office and services provided by watching video bellow. Dr. Joseph Cohen O.D.  Woodland Hills Optometrist Get excellent service on a comprehensive eye care (818) 345-3937 Providing service in English and Farsi...

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CATARACT & LENS EXCHANGE

Is it right for you? If you are considering this exciting procedure to improve your sight and decrease depenedence on eyeglasses or contact lenses, wouldn't it be helpful to have a much clearer view of how to proceed to the next step?  There are three basic questions...

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LASIK/ Is it right for you?

Are you a candidate for Vision Correction Surgery? Are you tired of waking up in the morning unable to see clearly?  Imagine the time you could save by not having to wear contact lenses everyday.  Millions have turned to LASIK to help them improve their vision,...

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