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How Your Eyes Work

Eyes are a complex system of connective tissues, nerve cells, and other networks that interpret light, texture, and shape. Eyes have a complex system that gives life to the world around us, but most often, people aren’t aware of how eyes work, and why we must care for and protect our vision. As optometrists, our […]

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How to Identify Glaucoma in the Early Stages

Glaucoma occurs when fluid builds up along the front part of the eye, damaging the optic nerve and increasing pressure in the eye. As the leading cause of blindness, glaucoma occurs in two forms. The first form, open-angle glaucoma, happens gradually and doesn’t cause pain at first. It occurs when the eye isn’t able to […]

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How Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Affect Your Vision

Vision doesn’t just encompass what we see, but how we make sense of what we see. It controls movement and cognitive functions, and when those systems don’t work correctly, it can significantly affect one’s life. A traumatic brain injury can affect the parts of the brain that control visual processing and perception, because many times, […]