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Tips for Contact Use When You Have Seasonal Allergies

With proper eye care and lens maintenance, you can continue to wear contact lenses even if you suffer from seasonal allergies. Find out how to prevent common problems that torment contact wearers during allergy flare-ups.

Sep 6th, 2020
3 Potential Causes of Lumps on Your Eyelids

Not sure what’s causing that lump or bump on your eyelid? There could be a few causes — read on to find out which of the three potential causes is most likely in your case and how to lower your risk of getting them.

Aug 14th, 2020
Am I a Candidate for LASIK Surgery?

Imagine how much easier your life would be without having to wear eyeglasses or contacts just to complete your daily activities. See whether you’re a good candidate for life-changing LASIK surgery.

Jul 15th, 2020
5 Tips for Transitioning From Glasses to Contacts

If you wear glasses every day, the idea of switching to contacts can seem challenging. But having both contacts and glasses can give you the flexibility to wear whatever suits your day. These tips can make your transition to contacts easier.

Jun 18th, 2020
Determining the Best Sunglasses for Your Eye Health

You may spend a lot of time trying on different pairs of sunglasses to find the ones that fit your look. But you shouldn’t limit your search to just style. The best sunglasses not only look good, but protect your eyes, too.

May 18th, 2020
Preventing Computer Vision Syndrome

Computers, smartphones, and tablets make it easier for you to stay connected. However, spending too much time staring at digital screens may increase your risk of computer vision syndrome. Take these steps to prevent it.

Apr 14th, 2020
5 Tips to Avoid Contact Lens Related Eye Infections

Contact lenses are convenient but must be cared for correctly. Many contact lens wearers admit to at least one practice that increases the risk of developing an eye infection. A few easy tips may help prevent contact lens-related eye infection.

Mar 13th, 2020
How to Choose the Most Flattering Frames for Your Face

When it’s time to choose new eyeglasses, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the versatile range of options. With years of experience in fitting patients with attractive frames, we know a few tips and trade secrets to help narrow down your frame choices.

Feb 29th, 2020
Do You Know the Risk Factors For Developing Glaucoma?

You may have heard of glaucoma, but do you know what might increase your risk of developing this sight-threatening condition? Learn more about the causes and effects of glaucoma, and take steps now to protect your vision.

Jan 15th, 2020
Say Goodbye to Winter Dry Eye With Our Advanced Treatments

If you don’t have dry eyes, winter is likely to trigger the problem. And if you already struggle with dry eyes, winter can exacerbate your symptoms. As a Dry Eye Center of Excellence, we have the treatments you need to get dry eye relief.

Dec 6th, 2019
Low Vision Care & Vision Aids

Having Low Vision means being visually impaired and usually refers to a visual condition that cannot be fully corrected by conventional eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Aug 1st, 2019
What are Cataracts?

The medical term “cataract” derives from the feeling that you are looking through a waterfall.

Sep 4th, 2018
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

An eye health issue that has become more common since the baby boomer generation reached their 60s, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is a hot topic these days.

Aug 5th, 2018
Causes of Dry Eye

The main causes of dry eye stem from Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), Evaporative Dry Eye (EDE), Aqueous Deficiency and Sjogren’s Syndrome.

Apr 3rd, 2018
Dry Eyes Demystified

Having practiced in Santa Fe for over thirty years, the doctors at Accent Vision Specialists have made dry eye diagnosis and treatment a major focus of their practice.

Sep 4th, 2017
Do I have Dry Eye Syndrome?

When dry eyes persist and cause problems with vision or comfort, you may have Dry Eye Syndrome, which is diagnosed by your eye care physician.

Sep 4th, 2015
Is your child nearsighted?

Myopia, or being nearsighted, is now found in over 40% of the US population and causes blur of objects far away.

Sep 4th, 2014
Amniotic Membrane Placement

In cases of severe, unresponsive dry eye or a non-healing defect on the corneal surface, the temporary placement of either a wet or dry amniotic membrane over the cornea may help solve the problem.

May 5th, 2014