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01 Aug 2018
The Village Optician Aging and eyes - 8 Things you should know

Aging and Eyes – Eight Ways to Protect Your Eyesight

Sight-threatening eye problems affect one in six adults age 45 and older, and the risk for vision loss increases with age. In fact, a recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) report estimates that more than 43 million Americans will develop age-related eye diseases by the year 2020.
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01 Jul 2018
nutrition is important to maintain good eye health

Nutrition and Eye Health

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This famous quote attributed to American statesman Benjamin Franklin certainly appears to be true when it comes to nutrition and vision. Age-related eye diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts commonly cause impaired vision and blindness in older adults. But a healthy lifestyle, including good nutrition, may help…

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01 Jun 2018
Let The Village Optician help you choose the right contact lens

Contact Lenses – Everything You Need To Know…And Then Some

Contact lenses, like eyeglasses or vision surgery, can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. About 20 percent of Americans who need vision correction for these refractive errors wear contact lenses. While some people enjoy making a fashion statement with eyeglasses, others prefer their appearance without them. Contact lenses offer the ability to be glasses-free without expensive vision surgery. Contacts also provide a wider field-of-view than glasses, which is …
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01 May 2018
Choosing the right frames for your life and style

What To Know When Selecting Eyeglass Frames

Each eyeglass frame materials offer their own advantages and style features. For eyewear that fits every occasion in your life, consider purchasing more than one pair of glasses and choose a different frame material for each pair.

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01 Apr 2018
Understanding Glasses Lens Coatings and Selections

The Skinny on Eyeglass Lenses & Coatings

With so many new lens products available, it’s hard to know all your options and decide which lenses are best for you. Here is the skinny on your lens options. The assistance of a professional optician can make selecting your eyeglasses easy and even fun, and help you find the perfect eye-wear for your personal style and vision requirements.

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01 Mar 2018
The Village Optician is focused on your vision care.

Learning-Related Vision Problems

Experts say more than 80 percent of what children are taught in school is presented visually, in the form of books and other written or visual means. So, good vision is essential for learning. The first step to make sure your child has the proper visual abilities needed in the classroom is to schedule a comprehensive eye exam prior to the school year.

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01 Oct 2017
Eye allergies Blog

Allergies & the Eyes

Eye allergies are overreactions of the body’s immune system when certain substances come in contact with the eyes of sensitive individuals. These allergy-causing substances (called allergens) can include dust, pollen, mold and animal dander. Certain ingredients in cosmetics and eye drops also can cause eye allergies in some individuals.
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