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  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading March 20, 2018

  • A Quick Guide To Glasses Care

    If you wear glasses, you know the never-ending struggle to keep them clean of streaks, spots, smudges, and scratches. There are times when it’s tempting to just reach for the hem of your shirt, but if you want those lenses to last as long as they should, it’s important to clean them the right way. […]

    Continue Reading March 13, 2018

  • Contact Lens Care And Safety

    Whether you prefer glasses or contacts, there are specific things you need to do to take care of them. This is one area where glasses-wearers have it easier — no matter how well or poorly they maintain their glasses, it won’t impact the health of their eyes, which is not at all the case with […]

    Continue Reading March 6, 2018

  • Common Patient Questions And Concerns

      Many of us schedule our eye exams knowing we have plenty of questions for the eye doctor. What a lot of patients don’t realize is that they share quite a few of these questions with their fellow patients, particularly when it comes to common vision fears and issues. That’s why Vision Source® is dedicating a […]

    Continue Reading January 29, 2018

  • How Do Our Eyes Compare With Cameras?

    If you’ve taken a lot of pictures, you might have noticed that the photos don’t always turn out the same as what we see. Why does that happen? Eyes and cameras both see images and they have a lot of mechanical similarities, but there are still many differences between them. Organic Aperture: The Iris Both […]

    Continue Reading December 13, 2017

  • Healthy Foods for Healthy Eyes

    We’ve all heard that eating carrots will improve our vision. They may not give us super night vision, but eating them can help keep our eyes healthy. What we choose to eat is one of the most important variables to our health. It affects our weight, our energy levels, our risk of many types of […]

    Continue Reading November 7, 2017

  • Protect Your Sight As You Age

    We all get older and so do our eyes, but there’s still a lot we can do to keep our eyes healthy as we age. Today, we’d like to go over a few of the most common age-related eye problems and offer tips on keeping your eyes healthy and strong. Be Aware Of Common Eye […]

    Continue Reading October 24, 2017

  • Cosmetics and Our Eye Health

    Nobody likes accidentally jabbing themselves in the eye with a mascara applicator, but that isn’t the only eye health concern when it comes to cosmetics. Makeup and certain cosmetic products can sometimes trigger allergic reactions, so it’s always a good idea to be careful when trying a new one for the first time. Equally serious […]

    Continue Reading October 17, 2017

  • How Does Our Night Vision Compare?

    Our eyes are easily the most complex sensory organs we have. Our ability to see the world around us in clear, precise images is frankly incredible. But since we are a diurnal (awake during the daytime) species, our night vision is nowhere near as powerful as that of many animals. Human Vision Tag-Team: Rods and […]

    Continue Reading October 10, 2017

  • Signs It’s Time For An Eye Exam

    It’s always a good idea to schedule regular eye exams, but there are several reasons for visiting your optometrist between those regular appointments. What do we mean by “regular appointments?” Well, that varies, largely depending on age. Children should have their first eye exam at six months, their second at three years, and their third before they begin […]

    Continue Reading October 3, 2017