Another foggy day? Wear your mask and see clearly, too!

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You wear your glasses for fashion. Or perhaps you wear your glasses because you can’t see without them. Regardless of the reason, you’ve probably managed to find a way to wear your glasses comfortably. Then masks happened. Now you have to put two items on your face and make them work together as you run errands or take on a workday. …

How COVID-19 Affects US Retina Practices

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Moderator Dr. John Kitchens discusses how COVID_19 affects US retina practices with Drs. Rishi Singh, Nancy Holekamp, and Sunir Garg on this special live episode of New Retina Radio. View Video  

Happy New Year!

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We wish you and your family a joyful, bright, healthy, prosperous and happiest new year ahead!

Happy Holidays

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The doctors and staff at Pepose Vision hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and happy new year.

Great vision is the perfect gift

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This holiday season, consider the gift of vision. We have advanced treatments to help see great at a distance (LASIK, Visian ICL Implantable Lens and more) and up close (Kamra Inlay). We also have an optical center with the top brands and latest styles of frames for glasses and sunglasses. We offer gift cards in any amount you’d like. Please …

Smoking and Eye Health

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As if you needed another reason … Avoiding smoking and second-hand smoke — or quitting if you are a smoker — are some of the best investments you can make in your long-term eye health. Smoking — even in your teens or twenties when your senior years seem far away – increases your future risks for cataract and age-related macular …

December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

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Roughly 1 in 10 children’s eye injuries that end up in the ER are caused by toys. In support of Safe Toys and Celebrations Month this December, we join the American Academy of Ophthalmology in advising parents to be cautious when choosing holiday gifts for young people and recommends avoiding those that launch projectiles, such as crossbows and BB guns. …

Sunglasses important in snow

5 Great Reasons To Wear Sunglasses In Winter

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Wintertime brings a double-exposure danger to eyes. The first threat is from the sun itself. Second, comes from the snow acting as a mirror and reflecting a second dose of UV into eyes. For this reason, winter is one of the most important seasons of the year to protect eyes from the potentially dangerous effects of the sun. In other …

There’s still time to use your HSA or FSA account for LASIK or Advanced Cataract Surgery.

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Don’t forget … Although for the tax year 2019, the IRS announced new contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA), these accounts may still be used for life-improving procedures such as LASIK and Advanced Cataract Surgery. Take advantage of this opportunity to see better than you have in years.You can have great …

5 Tips To Protect Against Macular Degeneration

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Seniors are at heightened risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among older Americans. The disease damages central vision, limiting a person’s ability to read, write and recognize faces. Fortunately, there are steps people can take to lower their risk of losing vision due to AMD.  Here are five tips to protect against AMD-related vision loss: …

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

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Diabetes can lead to a wide variety health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans. Diabetes is a risk factor for developing glaucoma, as well as for developing cataracts, but the most common and debilitating vision problem experienced by diabetics is diabetic retinopathy. …

Happy Halloween

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The doctors and staff at Pepose Vision hope you and your family have fun and safe Halloween.

It’s Halloween time … please be careful with decorative contact lenses

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Results of Study on Over-the-Counter Contacts Concerning Sure, zombie eyes might be the crowning touch on your Halloween costume. But if you’re thinking of getting decorative contact lenses online, you might want to think twice. In fact, be afraid. Be very afraid. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has issued a warning to costume shoppers about over-the-counter costume contact lenses after …

How to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day

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If you work in front of a computer all day, you’re familiar with that irritated, fuzzy, and tired feeling your eyes have by the end of the afternoon. Everything starts to get a little blurry and sometimes your head aches. This cluster of symptoms is known as eye strain or computer vision syndrome, and it’s a unique malady of our …

This is a great time for LASIK

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LASIK Vision Correction is a great way to eliminate the need to wear glasses or contacts to see at a distance. If you are active (or even tired of the hassles when watching a movie, tv or event) you’ll really appreciate the convenience. We’ve had prospective patients tell us they are afraid of having the LASIK procedure.  While there are …

October is Home Eye Safety Month

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Each year, nearly 50 percent of eye injuries occur at home; that’s more injuries than occur in school and at the workplace – combined. From cleaning and cooking to mowing and repairing, eye injuries occur every day while performing routine activities. When completing these daily tasks in and around the home, we often become complacent and do not take proper …

Computers, Digital Devices and Eye Strain

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Staring at your computer screen, smartphone or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired. You may develop blurry vision, fatigue or eye strain. Some people also experience headaches or motion sickness when viewing 3-D, which may indicate that the viewer has a problem with focusing or depth perception. …

What happens to the eye if you wear glasses with more power than you need?

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We recently had a patient ask what happens to the eye if over corrected? For example, if one were to wear glasses twice as powerful as needed, would that weaken the eyes over time? Or would it just cause eye strain? Over correction can give some patients a headache but will have no permanent effect on the vision.