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If you are looking for education on vision and hearing, you’ve found the right place. Use this blog to learn about preventative care, eye and ear care solutions, and more about who we are and how we experience the world.

Top Tips for Preventing Hearing Loss

Top Tips for Preventing Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is most commonly associated with older people, but it is actually one of the most common chronic health issues in the United States. Unsurprisingly, it can also have a significant impact on your quality of life as it makes it much harder to understand people and sounds around you. In some instances, it can even affect your safety as you may not be able to hear potential dangers.

5 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

5 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

Did you know that a comprehensive eye exam can be extremely effective at detecting potential health issues? Unfortunately, many people think they only need to visit an eye doctor when they notice changes in their vision. However, it is beneficial to have your eyes checked annually.

Online Hearing Test Vs. In-person Hearing Exams

Online Hearing Test Vs. In-person Hearing Exams

Nowadays, there is a lot of information available online. People are increasingly turning to the internet to find services and to try to diagnose health problems. Online hearing tests are relatively new, but they are quickly gaining popularity. 

The Importance of Children’s Vision Care

The Importance of Children’s Vision Care

Children often don’t realize that they have a vision problem. This means that without routine testing, there is a very real risk that any problems could go undiagnosed for months or even years. Since many eye diseases and refractive problems like nearsightedness are progressive and get worse without treatment, any delays could be very costly, not only to your child’s quality of life but also to their long-term visual health.  

What is Dry Eye?

What is Dry Eye?

You may not realize it, but our eyes are covered with an ultra-fine layer of fluid. This fluid is called tear film, and it helps to keep our eyes hydrated and lubricated so that they can move around comfortably. When there are problems with the tear film, it can cause the eyes to feel dry, as well as other symptoms.

What is Neurolens?

What is Neurolens?

Neurolenses are the first and currently the only prescription lenses that incorporate small amounts of contoured microprism into their design. This prism alters the position of the images that the wearer sees, counteracting the misalignment and instead aligning them in the same plane. Doing this significantly reduces the amount of strain on the eyes and the pressure on the trigeminal nerve, reducing many of the symptoms that accompany digital eye strain and binocular vision dysfunction.

Hearing Aid Services: Testing, Fittings, Repair, and Protection

Hearing Aid Services: Testing, Fittings, Repair, and Protection

A hearing aid is an invaluable tool for people who suffer from hearing loss, enabling you to successfully reconnect with the world around you and enjoy life to the fullest. If you wear a hearing aid, you will want to ensure that it is in the best possible condition so that you can achieve the maximum benefit from your device.

How Can You Tell if You Have Hearing Loss?

How Can You Tell if You Have Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is estimated to affect as many as 48 million Americans. While in most cases, hearing loss occurs as part of the natural aging process, there can be other reasons why you may not be able to hear as well as you once could.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Eye Health

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Eye Health

Many will agree that 2020 was a year unlike any other. When looking ahead at the rest of 2021, one area of your life that you should resolve to make changes is in your health, and a great place to begin here is your eyes. Here are five New Year’s resolutions for your eye health.

Do I need a separate eye exam for contacts?

Do I need a separate eye exam for contacts?

If you decide that you want to wear contact lenses, even if you only want to wear them some of the time and also uses glasses, you will need a contact lens exam in addition to your usual comprehensive eye exam. Here’s why.

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