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Cheaper Glasses

By | May 26, 2017|

In my boyhood “cheap” meant of poor quality to most of the reading public. Something selling for less was “less expensive.” Consequently, I always have reservations about being “cheaper.”

Family Eye Clinic will never tell you we can do it “cheaper.” That market is saturated. Places like Walmart, Costco and Warby Parker can do it better […]

I’m Allergic To Contact Lenses

By | May 4, 2017|

Dear Dr. David,

I’ve tried contact lenses several times. I always develop an allergy to them. Are there any contact lenses which do not cause allergies?

Sincerely,

Miss Frustrated

 

All contact lenses are hypoallergenic*, because all contact lens materials are inert and immunologically neutral. So, in short, contact lenses materials do […]

Guess Eyeglasses For Women

By | April 19, 2017|

Stop by the clinic to try on one of these pairs of Guess frames: these fun, cheerful colors are perfect for the spring and summer!

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Wearing My Brother’s Contact Lenses

By | April 14, 2017|

My brother’s away at college. His contacts feel fine, and I see great in them. I can easily order new ones online. What’s wrong with that?

Respectfully,

Lil’ Bro

Well, Lil’ Bro, what if the power is wrong?

Your vision will either blur and/or fatigue. Although uncomfortable, neither causes […]

Tips for Contact Lens Wearers at Every Age

By | April 4, 2017|

How Long Can I Wear My Lenses?
Replace your lenses as often as the doctor suggests, even if you don’t wear them every day. For instance, if you have the disposable kind that are good for one wearing, throw them out after you’ve worn them once, even if they still feel fresh. When you wear lenses […]

13 Tips To Prevent Eye Fatigue

By | March 28, 2017|

Your eyes are burning, itchy, and tired. It’s a common condition but rarely serious. You can take simple steps to prevent or ease this problem.

It those tactics don’t work, see your doctor. What you’re feeling could be a sign of a deeper condition that requires treatment. This is especially important if you have headaches or […]

Foods That Are Good For Your Eyes

By | March 16, 2017|

Raw Red Peppers

Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That’s good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts. It’s found in many vegetables and fruits, including bok choy, cauliflower, papayas, and strawberries. Heat will break down vitamin C, so go raw […]

Ray-Bans: A Fresh Look For Spring

By | March 16, 2017|

The brightly colored Ray-Bans pictured above are sure to appeal to children, while the styles below provide a classic or bold look for adults.  Stop by to try on these frames or look through our entire collection of Ray-Bans.  Darci is happy to help you find the perfect pair of glasses to fit your style […]

Good News For Coffee & Tea Drinkers

By | March 8, 2017|

Common Ground

Aside from plain water, coffee and tea are the most enjoyed beverages around the world. Both have things in them that may help your health, and they’re an excuse to get together with a friend — that can be good for you, too.

Coffee Basics

The beans grow on flowering trees found in more than 50 […]

Juicy Couture

By | February 13, 2017|

If you are looking for glasses that make a statement, try Juicy Couture!  Their bright colors and bold designs will make you stand out in any crowd.

Stop by the clinic today and ask Darci about Juicy Couture glasses.

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The Foresight of a Backward Glance

By | February 1, 2017|

Radio and TV ads of late frequently tout the benefits of refractive surgery and how it has improved people’s lives. Refractive surgery is the general term for surgical correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness etc. In fact one such ad in our area says that refractive surgery eases human encumbrance. These ads are true. LASIK is wonderful […]

Thought For The Day

By | February 1, 2017|

“The more side roads you stop to explore, the less likely that life will pass you by.”

Robert Brault