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The Contact Lens Exam

by Russ Lazarus September 14, 2020

Over 22 percent of people who wear eyeglasses also wear contact lenses. If you are thinking about contact lenses, let your eye doctor know that […]

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Guide to Hard Contact Lenses

by Russ Lazarus September 14, 2020

While soft contact lenses have become quite popular in recent years, hard contact lenses are actually preferred by many people with specific vision conditions. What […]

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Guide to Soft Contacts Lenses

by Russ Lazarus September 14, 2020

Approximately 90 percent of contact lens wearers prefer soft contact lenses.  There are many different options when it comes to soft contact lenses. While your […]

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Laser Eye Surgery

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

Are you thinking of having laser eye surgery? Laser eye surgery, also called laser refractive surgery, is a common procedure that is performed to eliminate […]

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Guide to Bifocals and Multifocals

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

Have you noticed the need to hold your phone, books or restaurant menus farther from your eyes to improve their clarity? Presbyopia is the most […]

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Guide to Optical Lenses

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

In recent years, the transition from glass to plastic lenses has revolutionized the way we see. In the past, eyeglass lenses were made of glass. […]

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Guide to Optical Frames

by Russ Lazarus June 1, 2020

Shopping for eyeglass frames can be quite overwhelming… but also lots of fun! Eyeglasses nowadays come in a variety of styles, shapes, colors, and materials— […]

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Eyecare for Children

by Ilan Manoim May 25, 2020

Children’s Vision Eyecare for Children Are you worried about your child needing glasses? Do you want to understand why your child needs bifocals or multifocals? […]

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Hypertropia or Hyperphoria?

by Russ Lazarus May 20, 2020

What is hypertropia? Hypertropia is a form of vertical strabismus (eye turn), or misalignment of the eyes that occurs when one eye turns upward. When […]

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Vision Therapy for Special Needs

by Russ Lazarus May 12, 2020

Vision Therapy Vision Therapy for Special Needs How do vision problems impact daily life for children with special needs? Do children with special needs require […]

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Vision Therapy for Lazy Eye

by Russ Lazarus May 12, 2020

Vision Therapy Vision Therapy for Lazy Eye Are you concerned your child may have a lazy eye? Is your child accident prone or have poor […]

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Vision Therapy for Children

by Ilan Manoim May 12, 2020

Vision Therapy Vision Therapy for Children Is your child’s academic results not a true reflection of their ability?    Has your child been diagnosed with a […]

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What Is Farsightedness?

by Russ Lazarus May 4, 2020

Farsightedness, also known as long-sightedness or hyperopia, causes near objects or images to appear blurry. A hyperopic eye focuses an image behind the retina, instead […]

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Do Children Need Sunglasses?

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2020

We all appreciate the need to protect our skin and eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation— this is even more important for children! Your child’s […]

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What Are ‘Low Plus’ Lenses?

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2020

Why did your eye doctor prescribe ‘low plus lenses’ for your child? Low plus lenses, like their name suggests, have relatively low lens powers usually […]

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Are School Vision Screenings Reliable?

by Russ Lazarus April 20, 2020

Many schools conduct vision screenings as a service to try to identify vision problems that may affect their students’ academic performance… but are they reliable? […]

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Post Trauma Vision Syndrome

by Russ Lazarus April 12, 2020

A Guide to Post Trauma Vision Syndrome Author: Dr. Allen Cohen OD, FCOVD Dr. Cohen is currently Clinical Professor of Optometry, SUNY State College of […]

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Vision and Down Syndrome 

by Russ Lazarus March 30, 2020

Individuals with Down Syndrome (DS) are at a higher risk for a range of vision conditions that may affect the development of their visual skills.  […]

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What Is Esotropia?

by Russ Lazarus March 26, 2020

Esotropia is a form of strabismus (crossed-eyes) that is caused by an inward turn of the eye, toward the nose. The condition can be constant […]

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