With school just around the corner, this is the perfect time for your children to have their eyes checked.

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month – a nationwide effort to educate parents on the importance of healthy vision for their children. Much of a child’s learning is visually based, yet kids often don’t have the perspective to even know they have vision problems, much less tell their parents. In fact, did you know that many kids who …

Remember 20/20/20 to Prevent Computer Eye Strain

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If you work on your computer or mobile device a lot, you know what eye strain feels like.  The 20/20/20 rule is a great way to help alleviate the symptoms of eye strain.  It’s simple:  Every 20 minutes look 20 feet away from your screen for 20 seconds. In addition, be sure to take a break every couple hours for at …

It’s Time to Take Care of Those Annoying Dry Eyes!

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July is Dry Eye Disease Awareness month. Dry eyes affect millions of people. Many continue to suffer yet could be easily treated. Does that include you? Make July the month you treat your dry eyes once and for all! If you have any of the following symptoms, you might have dry eyes: • Eye discomfort, such as stinging, burning or a …

10 Tricks to Defeat Eye Strain at Work

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More than 70% of American knowledge workers suffer from eye strain — that fatigued eyeball feeling you get from staring at a screen all day. The symptoms are familiar. Your eyelids get tired and dry, a headache starts rumbling inside your skull, and your ability to focus on your work starts to evaporate. These effects, research shows, lead to a …

Enjoy Summertime Sports

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Fastballs, flying debris from gardening projects, pool and lake contaminants, a scorching sun- no matter where this summer takes you, remember to protect your most valuable assets…. Your eyes!
 Your eyecare professionals at Pepose Vision Institute would like to remind you of some simple ways to care for your eyes this summer. 1.    Wear sun protection.  The sun emits different wavelengths …

What to do about eye allergies?

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Do you have red, itchy, watery eyes and a runny nose?  With the weather warming up and the plants blooming, it is allergy season again.  The eyelids and surface of the eye are readily affected by allergies to ragweed, pollen, and mold.  An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system recognizes a substance, or allergen, as “foreign.” The skin of …

Are You Suffering From Computer-Vision Syndrome?

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A recent article in The Wall Street Journal asks whether we are becoming a “squinter nation”. Computer screens, I-Pads, smart phones, and a litany of other hand held devices are all typically viewed between 18 to 40 inches away. This intermediate distance is often the “black hole” in between the clear distance and near focus of typical bifocal glasses. The …

Springtime means allergies and dry eyes

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It’s that time of year again when springtime brings great weather but also allergens that effect your eyes. Pepose Vision can help.  We now offer an advanced diagnostic test for eye allergies.  This special, non-invasive test contains small amounts of the 58 most common allergens in the Midwest.  If you have an allergy, we will help treat your eye discomfort …

Sunglasses Are Not Just For Fashion

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Spring is just around the corner and the thought of outside activities is on every ones mind. One thing that is extremely important to remember is UV protection for our eyes. Over exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can cause eye damage and can lead to vision loss. Damage to the skin around the eye causes wrinkles, premature …

Protective Goggles

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A note from Dr. Qazi: I was happy to see that my friends who I was playing racquetball with yesterday were wearing eye protection.  I have seen several patients over the past month with serious eye injuries that could have been easily avoided.  Most eye injuries result from sporting accidents and “low risk” household chores.  Each year there are 2.5 …