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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.

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.

What do they do for a diabetic eye exam?

What do they do for a diabetic eye exam?

Diabetes is an extremely common metabolic condition that is estimated to affect millions of Americans. It occurs when your body is no longer able to regulate its blood sugar levels naturally, and instead you need to take specific action to keep them stable. This may be in the form of controlling your diet, or by taking medications. It’s essential to get diabetes under control because it can have severe consequences for our long-term health. However, that’s not all. Persistently high blood sugar levels can also lead to an eye-related complication called diabetic retinopathy. If you are diagnosed with diabetes, you’ll be asked to attend regular comprehensive eye exams or diabetic eye exams in Southlake, TX.

Why You Should Make an Eye Exam a Back-to-School Tradition

Why You Should Make an Eye Exam a Back-to-School Tradition

As summer fades away, you may be getting ready for back to school season. For kids, it usually means they get new school supplies. For parents, it means getting back to a routine. One part of this routine should include scheduling an eye exam before school starts.

The Increased Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams with Screen Exposure

The Increased Importance of Pediatric Eye Exams with Screen Exposure

​​​​​​​Whether you have kids yourself, grandkids or are around other children in your life, you will almost certainly be aware that children are spending more time on digital devices than ever before. Smartphones, computers, laptops, tablets and other devices all enable them to enjoy constant stimulation and sensory feedback, as well as connect with others around them and indeed, around the world.

Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Experts say that your sense of hearing contributes to your health and well-being. Certain factors, such as aging or injuries, lead to loss of hearing. According to the American Academy of Audiology, it is vital to pay attention to the onset of hearing loss. If you are concerned about it, here’s what you need to know about the signs and symptoms of hearing loss.

What Can Happen When You Don’t Wear Sunglasses?

What Can Happen When You Don’t Wear Sunglasses?

Sunglasses are much more than just a fashion accessory. They play an essential role in keeping our eyes safe from the sun’s harmful UV rays. UV light is all around us, even on cloudy days.

5 Reasons to Wear Blue Light Glasses

5 Reasons to Wear Blue Light Glasses

Many people think that blue light only comes from artificial sources, ex) digital device screens. However, the majority of the blue light that we see actually stems from natural sunlight. In fact, it is blue light that is responsible for the blue sky that we see and enjoy on a sunny day. However, it is our growing use of electronic and lighting devices that emit blue light that mean that most of us are getting more than we really need.