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Happy Thanksgiving! (Holiday Hours)

By | 2018-12-19T22:15:12-08:00 November 21, 2018|

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and […]

2017 Vision-friendly Gift List

By | 2018-03-24T09:14:47-07:00 December 14, 2017|

Holiday gift ideas for kids can be entertaining, educational and eye- and vision-healthy. Just ask your local doctor of optometry.

“If I enjoy it and children love it and it builds visual skills, I will add it to the list.”

In time for the holidays, Kellye Knueppel, O.D., who practices in Wisconsin at The Vision Therapy Center, […]

Thank You to Our Veterans

By | 2017-11-14T19:57:48-08:00 November 9, 2017|

“While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.” Randy Neugebaue

 

Photo credit: By United States Department of Veterans Affairs; Veterans Day National Committee (http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/gallery.asp) [Public domain], via Wikimedia […]

Halloween Contact Lenses

By | 2018-11-13T22:09:58-08:00 October 17, 2017|

Do you need a prescription for Halloween contact lenses?

Yes — while novelty contacts are designed for fun, they still are considered medical devices and cannot be purchased legally in the United States without a contact lens prescription.

You must see your eye doctor for a contact lens exam to have them properly fitted and prescribed, even […]

What Eye Problems Look Like

By | 2018-06-27T23:28:49-07:00 August 2, 2017|

Blurry vision, spots, glare at night — these are common eye complaints. Each could be a harmless annoyance or an early sign of disease. It isn’t always easy to tell the difference. Visit your eye doctor promptly if you notice any changes in your vision.

When you’re nearsighted, things in the distance look blurry. Doctors call […]