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What Is an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Test?

A woman at her optometrist completing an OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) test to inspect her retina

Your optometrist conducts several tests during a comprehensive eye exam. One of the ways they check for eye diseases is with an optical coherence tomography test.  What is this diagnostic test, and how does it work? Continue reading to learn more about optical coherence tomography, including what it is, how it works, and what diseases […]

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What To Expect During a Kid’s Eye Exam

A young boy at the optometrist getting his visual acuity tested

Eye conditions and diseases can develop at any age, even in children. Regularly scheduled eye exams can help your optometrist diagnose any present issues. Because children are still growing, their examinations may differ.  What should you expect during a children’s eye exam? Continue reading to learn more about children’s eye exams, including why they’re important […]

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Can Keratoconus Be Cured?

A close up of a person's cornea that is developing into a cone shape, known as Keratoconus

Several eye conditions can affect your vision, one being keratoconus. While not an immediate emergency, this condition can affect your cornea and overall vision. If you’re diagnosed with keratoconus, can it be cured?  Continue reading to learn more about keratoconus, including what it is, how it affects you, and if it’s curable. What is Keratoconus?  […]

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What Are the Best Contacts for Dry Eyes?

A close up of a person suffering from dry eye

Dry, irritated eyes can make it harder to focus on your everyday tasks. For contact wearers, this condition can make wearing your lenses feel impossible. Thankfully, dry eyes don’t mean you have to give up wearing your contacts; several lenses are suited for this condition. If you experience chronic dry eyes, continue reading to learn […]

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Do Scleral Lenses Work for Dry Eye?

A close up on someone's eye who is putting in a scleral contact lens to help treat dry eye

Millions of Americans experience dry eye symptoms, and irritation and soreness can affect your ability to focus or even damage your eyes. Dry eyes can make wearing contacts difficult because of inflammation.  Many optometrists recommend scleral lenses if contacts are difficult to wear because of dry eyes, but do they help? Continue reading to learn […]

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