Retinitis Pigmentosis is a disease where the retina stops working (responding to light properly) due to the death of the rods and cones of the eye, and in many cases that wind up full blown, results in blindness.  With Retinitis Pigmentosis, there is a loss of vision overall at different stages and not coming immediately, […]

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Whole, or total body fitness, is the brand new era we live in.  Everyone wants to eat, drink and live well, and along with that comes getting the right amount of exercise each day.  Exercise in itself works wonders for each individual on several different levels.  It’s even been found that exercise fights even the […]

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Why EYEWEAR For Many Professions Means Getting It Right To SAVE LIVES

For the most part, when we think of eyewear as Opticians, we should always think about the best possible solution for each individual that can diminish stress and strain on the eyes while at the same time give them optimal vision throughout the course of their days, at work and play.  Many times, we want […]

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What Exactly Is a FUNDUS EXAM?

Many Opticians haven’t the slightest idea what the fundus is or what is actually examined in the Fundus Exam, or Dilated Fundus Exam.  It’s certainly not something that is common to see on the ABOC State Board as it deals with what the Optometrist or Ophthalmologist mostly does in his or her office. Some Opticians […]

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Ever Heard of EYE Security For Your Phones? It’s Coming Through Your IRIS!

Opticians are all about eyes and eyeglasses and how to bring optimal vision to our customers and patients.  While we are doing this, there is more and more technology on the rise that we must become aware of, such as this possibly fast and up and coming EYE SECURITY for our cellular phones. According to […]

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LASIK Surgery: Have You Been Having Problems Post-Op?

There is a recent report on the possible risks of LASIK surgery after new studies were done which show post-operatively, that patients, although still a low percentage, are reporting halos, glare, stars and more issues at a higher rate than previously noted or studied. In a clip from the Washington Post: In 2009, as LASIK […]

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