When you’re trying to get a pair of eyeglasses or contacts, it can be confusing which eye doctor to go to. There are optometrists and ophthalmologists, both of which are physicians. But what is the difference between the two? Optometrists Optometrists are designated with the suffix O.D. They have to have an undergraduate degree before…

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Diabetes has a little bit of a scary reputation when it comes to eyes. You may have heard the stories going around about blindness. If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, that can be worrisome, but you don’t need to worry as much as you might think. It takes a while for your…

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Laser eye surgery has gone from a fairly uncommon procedure to a common one since it was created. If you’re tired of contacts or glasses, you might be interested in undergoing LASIK. But you probably have questions. How does it work? Will it hurt? What are the risks? Here’s what you need to know about…

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Driving is one of the greatest indications of independence. When we get our first driver’s license, it’s a ticket to freedoms we previously didn’t have, especially in areas of the United States where public transportation is limited. It can be hard to lose that freedom, and vision problems are one of the biggest things that…

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