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Are Happy Tears Different From Sad Tears?

There are countless situations that can drive us to tears, from the happiest of moments to slicing onions on a table.  We often think of tears as merely being tears, without much in the way of distinction between what makes each tear different from the others.  One of the questions that have often been asked […]

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Ways to Relieve Eye Allergies

All over the world, people suffer from eye allergies, inflammation, and puffiness caused by particulates in the air like pollen and dust.  Along with the eye allergies, you can also get sneezing, runny nose, coughing; all ways misery can add to puffy, red, itchy eyes. Dr. Paul Trapeni, Jr at the Optical Shoppe has been […]

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Headaches and Vision Problems

Did you know that your frequent headaches could actually be caused by problems with your vision? If you have been experiencing frequent headaches or if you’ve noticed a sudden onset of headaches that are not normal, then it may be time to schedule a visit with your eye doctor. Your eye doctor can help you […]