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Are Daily Disposable Contacts Better?

February 28, 2021

Daily disposable contacts are single-use contact lenses that allow users to dispose of them after a day’s use. As a user, you get to start each day with a fresh pair of contacts. It is important, however, to understand that they are not the same as regular disposable contacts.

How Can Your Eye Doctor Help Treat Macular Degeneration or AMD?

January 31, 2021

At this time, there are no cures for macular degeneration. But, vision therapy and other treatments helps to slow the disease’s progression if diagnosed early. You may also take steps toward securing your eye health by eating healthy meals, taking vitamin supplements, and not smoking.

Why Are Dry Eyes Worse in the Winter?

December 23, 2020

With winter in full swing, it becomes crucial to pay attention to your health more than ever. The drop in temperatures can bring about various illnesses, such as the common cold, flu, and strep throat. And just like your skin, your eyes can also be affected by the chilly and crisp, dry air. Here’s the reason why your dry eyes can get worse in the winter.

Why Are Pediatric Eye Exams Important?

November 18, 2020

Most adults understand the importance of having their eyes checked once a year. This is especially crucial as they get older, considering that’s when they could develop an age-related problem like glaucoma and cataracts. However, pediatric eye exams are also essential.

Halloween Eye Safety Tips

October 28, 2020

If you and your children love dressing up and going out during Halloween, you need to make sure that you are safe in every way. Over the years, many eye injuries have been reported due to Halloween activities. Whether you plan to be with your kids and go to a Halloween party or to go “trick-or-treating” with them, there are some important tips to ensure that you all remain safe.

Headaches & Eye Health

September 21, 2020

Have you been suffering from frequent headaches? Has it been more than a year since your last eye exam? Find out if eye conditions could be causing recurring headaches.

Why back to school should include a trip to the eye doctor

August 13, 2020

When it comes to getting your kids ready to go back to school, there are lots of different things to consider. From new clothes and equipment to fitting their preferred extracurriculars into your busy schedule, the list of priorities can seem a little overwhelming. However, one thing that you must make time for is a trip to the eye doctor.

Why Is Dry Eye Worse in the Summer

July 16, 2020

People look forward to enjoying the outdoors during the summer unless they have dry eye syndrome. Such people cannot wait for the summer to end. Dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes cannot produce enough tears to lubricate them.

Why Do I Have Dry Eye in One Eye?

June 5, 2020

When you suffer from dry eyes syndrome, research shows that you may suffer from eye pain, eye redness, light sensitivity, gritty feeling in the eyes, watery eyes, and eye fatigue.

 How to Properly Clean & Sanitize Your Eyeglasses

May 22, 2020

Here at Urban Optics, we can provide cleaning and sanitizing solutions that are safe for your glasses. If you want to schedule an appointment or make inquiries, please call us at 979-401-0800.

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