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Scleral vs. Hybrid Contact Lenses: What is the difference?

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When looking for contact lenses, there are many to choose from and several considerations to make. There’s lens material, fit, and type, among other options. Your optometrist may recommend specialty contacts to you, such as scleral or hybrid lenses. When choosing between these specialty lenses, what’s the difference between them? Continue reading to learn more […]

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What Can A Comprehensive Eye Exam Detect?

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Your optometrist conducts a thorough evaluation during your annual eye exam, but what can this examination help diagnose?  There are many different conditions your eye doctor can detect. Let’s look at some of the most common. Continue reading to learn more about what a comprehensive eye exam can uncover.  What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam?  […]

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Do Blue Light Glasses Reduce Digital Eye Strain?

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As our dependency on technology increases, so too does the fatigue caused by digital eye strain. Many individuals use digital screens for work, entertainment, and other personal reasons — everyone is susceptible to developing digital eye strain if their lives involve the use of technology. At Family Focus Eyecare, we can help you combat digital […]

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What is Astigmatism?

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During an eye exam, your optometrist tests for many different conditions. Nearsightedness and farsightedness are well known, but what is astigmatism? This common condition can present alongside other refractive errors, and many people have it from birth.  While it’s a common problem, some people aren’t aware of how this condition can affect your vision. Continue […]

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Why You Really Should Replace Your Contacts Regularly

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If you wear contact lenses, how regularly should you replace them? It can depend on the type of lenses you have, but proper maintenance and care can help protect your eyes. Over-worn contacts can lead to more than irritation, causing discomfort and swelling.  If you have contacts, continue reading to learn more about why you […]

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Family Focus Eyecare Among First To Offer Test to Detect Early Stages of AMD

Family Focus Eyecare Offers Innovative Test to Detect Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in its Earliest Stages — AdaptDx Testing Can Help Prevent Blindness Caused by AMD – [Columbia, MO – August 28, 2018] – Family Focus Eyecare, an optometric practice located in Columbia, MO, is among the first to offer the AdaptDx® test to help detect and […]

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