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The difference between an ophthalmologist, an optometrist and an optician

If you know the difference between the three vision care professionals, it will help when you go to your next comprehensive eye exam. Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all provide eye care services, but the levels of training and expertise are … Continue reading

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How to reduce your risk of eye injury

Keeping your eyes safe from hazards only requires a few steps. Whether going for a swim or doing chores around the house, remember to keep your eyes protected. You will reduce your risk of eye injury by 90 percent if … Continue reading

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How to find an eye doctor

A great way to recognize Healthy Vision Month and to ensure your own healthy vision is to schedule a comprehensive eye exam with an Advantica vision provider. We have a provider search tool to help you find an eye doctor. … Continue reading

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At Work? Think About Your Eyes

Eye injuries at work are very common, according to the American Optometric Association. But most of these injuries can be prevented with the proper eye protection and with raised awareness. Depending on your occupation, there are workplace eye safety precautions … Continue reading

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How Alcohol Affects Your Vision

If you’re celebrating on March 17, you may experience blurry or double vision, bloodshot eyes, and sensitivity to light. How is alcohol causing these eye-related symptoms? An occasional drink will not result in lasting damage to your eyes, but according … Continue reading

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Facts About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

To raise awareness of a leading cause of vision loss among people 50 and older, here is some information about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Since February is AMD awareness month, we’d like to provide some useful material so you can … Continue reading

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How Your Dental and Vision Benefits Do More For Your Overall Health

This February, to partake in the awareness of American Heart Month, we’d like to show how your dental and vision benefits provide an unexpected way to detect issues with your heart and your overall health. Your eyes and mouth can … Continue reading

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