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Written by East Main Vision Clinic team members especially for you, our valued patients!

misight contacts

Can MiSight® Contacts Reverse Myopia Progression?

August 17, 2022

Myopia is an eye condition that causes blurry vision when focusing on distant objects. It usually starts in childhood and progresses until vision stabilizes in early adulthood. The goal is to prevent or limit childhood myopia progression since it can lead to other vision complications.

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At What Age Should a Child Have a Vision Test?

August 11, 2022

Vision is fundamental to every child’s development. Without good eyesight, they may miss some key milestones they need to achieve; however, children adapt very easily making it difficult to spot and many parents may not be aware of their visual needs.

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daily contacts

Should I Consider Daily Contacts for the Summer?

July 18, 2022

During the summer months, most people tend to spend more time outdoors, plan more travel, take family vacations and be on-the-go for much longer than cold, dark fall and winter days. Sometimes, that can be hard for people who wear contact lenses, increased wind, sun exposure, and sand are the usual culprits if your eyes look tired, irritated, and red by the end of the day.

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What Is the Difference Between Polarized and UV Sunglasses?

June 27, 2022

Not all shades are created equal, let’s review the two basics when it comes to choosing a sunglass. Polarized or UV-blocking often come paired together so easy to see why there may be some confusion, each one interacts with light differently.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Optometrist Regarding MiSight®

June 27, 2022

MiSight® is a contact lens approved by the FDA for myopia treatment. Your eye doctor may recommend these contacts if your child is diagnosed with myopia. They are revolutionary and control the progression of the condition in children.

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Man with allergies, itchy eyes

5 Reasons Why You May Have Itchy Eyes

May 26, 2022

Well, it’s here, the time of year we see a yellow cover over our cars, white puffy seeds floating by in the wind, and itchy eyes and noses! While spring brings the fresh flowers, rain, and other wonderful changes, if you suffer from allergies, you probably want to hide away right now.

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How to Protect Your Eyes From UV Rays

May 13, 2022

Summer will be here soon, and all that sunshine is excellent for Vitamin D levels but there are other cautions to be had while spending hours outdoors. As you enjoy the sunrays, it is essential to prioritize eye safety. Too much exposure to the harmful rays can result in short or long-term impact on your eyes. For this reason, protecting your eyes is imperative.  

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prism glasses

Prism Glasses, What’s The Excitement?

May 10, 2022

In our comprehensive ocular examination at East Main Vision Clinic, we assess for this in a new and revolutionary way. We have the Neurolens technology that evaluates your eye alignment at distance and at near, the instrument will give us a value, that we incorporate into your new glasses. The result? It will reduce any misalignment your eyes may have!

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Safety Glasses

When to Wear Safety Eyewear?

April 27, 2022

Wearing safety eyewear should be routine, given it is the best way to stay safe from eye injuries. April is National Sports Eye Safety Month, and we will review the importance of safety eyewear in sports as well as home and the workplace. It is necessary to wear safety eyewear when there is any risk of a face or eye injury.

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two young children reading books

Literacy and Children’s Vision

April 21, 2022

As an avid reader from a very young age, the library was always one of my favorite adventure outings! Books and the ability to read take you outside the day to day and light up the imaginary mind. Now that I am in my current job skill, I am passionate about pediatric eye exams. I recently saw that World Book Day was around the corner and wondered what it would be like to be unable to join the literacy world due to vision issues.

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