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Why Do We Produce Tears?

Our bodies produce tears for a number of reasons – to keep our eyes moisturized, and to protect our eyes by washing out harsh irritants. Tears are also a way we communicate our emotions. There are three types of tears that are produced for different reasons: Basal Tears Basal tears protect our eyes and keep Read More »


Who holds the key to your heart? Your eyes!

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Yet 80% of heart disease and stroke events are preventable. A study conducted by Human Capital Management Services (HCMS) Group found that eye doctors detected signs of high blood pressure before any other healthcare provider 39% of the time. The study also Read More »

2015 Eyewear Trends: The Look of a New Year

Whether your resolution calls for a big career move or a new workout schedule, the frames on your face this new year will be sure to make a statement all on their own. This year’s eyewear trends offer a variety of styles for every profession, lifestyle and personal affection. Here are some of the exciting style Read More »

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5 Need-to-know Facts about Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we wanted to highlight some key facts about glaucoma so you can better understand this serious eye condition that affects roughly 2.7 million Americans. You can have glaucoma and not even know it. Glaucoma is known as “the sneak thief of sight” because you don’t notice it until the Read More »

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