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Can Kids Wear Contacts?

A close-up of a young child using their finger to place a contact lens in their left eye

Contact Lens Care Contact lenses can be a convenient alternative to prescription eyeglasses. No worries about your frames slipping during sports or peering through fingerprints and smudges. Although there are plenty of fantastic-looking eyeglasses options, your kid may feel drawn to contact lenses.  But are contact lenses a good fit for kids?  Contact Lenses for […]

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Is Keratoconus Genetic?

A close up view of a person with Keratoconus in their eyes

Diagnosing Keratoconus Many eye conditions and eye diseases can progress slowly, so many people don’t notice symptoms immediately. It’s crucial to see your optometrist regularly to protect your eye health and detect eye disorders like keratoconus.  Regular comprehensive eye exams can help you and your optometrist keep a closer eye on changes to your eyes. […]

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Floaters?

A man taking off his glasses and rubbing his eyes due to dry eye

Dry eye disease is a common condition resulting from inadequate tear production, which can cause various irritating symptoms. Patients who live with stinging, dry eyes may also experience floaters in their vision, and wonder if these symptoms are connected.  At Perspective Eye Center, we strive to ensure our patients have access to the most up-to-date […]

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How Long Do Scleral Lenses Last?

A close up side view of a women putting in a contact lens

Patients may be hesitant to try scleral lenses if they’ve had troubles with standard contact lenses in the past. And, why not? If you’ve had an uncomfortable or irritating experience, you may decide that eyeglasses are the best and only solution for your prescription. Thankfully, there have been significant advances in lens technology over the […]

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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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