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Orthokeratolgy

How would you like to go all day without glasses or contact lenses and still be able to see?  If you’ve been thinking about lasik or if you are too young to get lasik, there is a less expensive, non-surgical … Continue reading

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Wave Custom Contact Lens System

Our office designs Wave Contact Lenses for patients requiring correction of distance, near, astigmatism, bifocal, orthokeratology, keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration,  and post corneal transplants or post refractive surgery.  They can be designed in both rigid gas permeable contact lenses (corneal … Continue reading

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Hybrid Contact Lenses

Contact lens technology has come a long way with new designs and materials.  Contact lenses were first “hard”, made of a non-permeable to oxygen material.  Rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses then followed allowing more oxygen through the lens and … Continue reading

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Keratoconus

Keratoconus causes a bulging of the cornea from its normal shape to a cone shape causing the person to see blurry and distorted. Keratoconus usually starts during adolescence and slowly progresses, causing the cornea to continually bulge forward, making the cornea … Continue reading

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Contact Lens Care

So you started wearing contact lenses!  Congratulations!   Now What?   Now you have to clean them and disinfect them and wear them according to your doctor’s recomended wear schedule or else you run the risk of getting an eye infection.  Compliance with wear … Continue reading

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Dry Eyes

Many of us suffer from dry, stinging, burning, red and simply irritable eyes. They feel scratchy, teary and feels like something is inside our eye. How we decide to treat it depends on how bad we feel our symptoms are. … Continue reading

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Contact Lens Types

Contact lenses are an excellent method of visual correction that gives the user independence from eyeglasses.  Contact lenses can be broken down into six basic categories, each with its own distinct advantages: 1. Soft contact lenses 2. Rigid gas permeable … Continue reading

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