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A Guide to Finding the Perfect Pair of Eyeglasses

When it comes to finding the perfect pair of glasses, the lenses recommended by your optometrist are key– determined through a thorough eye exam. These lenses play a vital role in shaping your overall vision, comfort, appearance, and safety. Navigating the multitude of eyeglass lens materials and designs, along with selecting the right frames, can […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Glasses Clean and Scratch-Free

Taking care of your eyeglasses is crucial for maintaining clear vision and preventing scratches on your lenses. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the proper steps to clean your glasses, highlight what not to do, and provide tips on professional eyeglass cleaning and storage. 1. Start with Clean Hands: Before you even think about […]

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Understanding Eye Insurance: FAQs and Everything You Need to Know

According to the World Health Organization, every one of us can expect to experience an eye condition at some point in our lives. With more than 2 billion people in the world in need of vision correction—a number growing by the day—the importance of regular eye exams cannot be overstated.  Vision insurance is meant to […]

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Why Is My Eyelid Twitching?

A woman is massaging her eyelids to relax the muscles from twitching.

If you’re like many other people, you’ve likely experienced eyelid twitching at some point. An eyelid twitch resolves on its own in most cases.  While the exact causes of eyelid twitching are unknown, some common factors that could be contributing include lack of sleep, stress, eye irritation, and excess caffeine intake, among others. No one […]

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What is Astigmatism?

Women undergoing eye exam by her optometrist at clinic.

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

Young woman looking at mirror while putting in contact lens into her eye

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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