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Diagnosing and Managing Macular Degeneration

Statistics show if you are a Caucasian smoker, at least 60 years old, with a family history of macular degeneration (MD), your risk of developing MD is higher. The National Eye Institute defines macular degeneration as a common eye condition that blurs your central vision. When you have blurry vision or see spots, you may have the beginning stages of MD. If you want to see your eye doctor for diagnosing and managing macular degeneration, here’s what you should know.

Signs of Myopia in Children: 6 Symptoms of Nearsightedness

The first step to preventing long-term damage is knowing the early signs of Myopia so that you can get treatment for you or your child.

Halloween Recipes: 3 Last-Minute Treats

This Halloween, trick or treating may be off the table for your family, so we’ve compiled this list of three easy last-minute Halloween recipes! These tasty treats are just spooky enough to set the mood, but 100% kid-friendly.

Fall Allergies: 4 Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

If you are dealing with seasonal fall allergies, you’re probably looking for ways to find relief! Allergies impact your daily routine, energy levels, and more, so doing what you can to keep them in check will help you feel your best. Check out these easy tips for reducing the symptoms of fall allergies below.

5 Tips About Glasses You May Not Know

As a licensed optician and glasses-wearer, I’ve seen my fair share of glasses over the years.  Here are a few easy tips about glasses that I’ve picked up to help you solve common glasses problems without damaging your frames or lenses.  

New Building Preview: New Location Opening Feb. 3rd

Jarvis Vision Center is moving soon! This February we’ll be opening the doors to our new facility, so you and your family will have better access to all your eye-care needs.

What are Anti Reflective Coatings and Do I Need Them?

This common lens enhancement offers many benefits for the wearer, but some glasses users still prefer to go without.  In this blog, we’ll show you the benefits of AR properties and the differences you may see if you opt for these special coatings.

Life Tips: 5 Ways to Destress While Schooling from Home

Schooling from home can be tough. Just keeping your kids’ attention long enough to teach them the assignment can be a struggle if you find yourself at a point where the kids have too much energy to focus, and you’re feeling frazzled step outside and take a walk.

Blue Light and Long-Term Eye Health

In today’s world, we are exposed to more blue light than ever before. Our TVs, phones, computers, and even the smartboards in schools emit blue light. So, what is blue light, and should you be concerned about the effects of over-exposure on your eyes? Learn more about what you can do to protect your eyes and stop digital eye strain.

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