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What’s the Difference between Ophthalmologists and Optometrists?

When it comes to taking care of your vision and eye health, there are two types of professionals who can help you: ophthalmologists and optometrists. Although both of these vision specialists deal with the eyes, there are differences between them and the conditions that they treat. At Tyson Eye, we have experienced eye professionals, including both ophthalmologists and optometrists, to help you

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How to Choose the Right Pair of Glasses for Your Lifestyle

Choosing the right type of glasses for your lifestyle can be a tricky task. With so many styles and features available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. However, selecting the right glasses can make a huge difference in your comfort and vision. Whether you’re looking for glasses for work, physical activities, or everyday wear, here are some tips to help you

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Eye Care Tips for the Summer Weather

As the summer weather approaches, you’ll likely be spending more time outdoors. Summer can be hard on your eyes– increasing irritation from allergies, dry eye, heat, glare, sweat, sunscreen, chlorine or salt water. Outdoor activities also increase your risk of eye injuries. Here are some eye care tips to help you protect your eyes during the summer season: Drink Lots

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What are Common Changes to Your Eyes as You Age?

While many things tend to get better with age, unfortunately, your vision is not one of them. Almost everyone will experience some common vision problems as they get older – like losing the ability to read clearly or focus up close. And some eye diseases, like macular degeneration or glaucoma, are more likely to affect people as they get older.

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What is a Cataract and How is it Treated?

Cataracts are a very common eye condition in which protein builds up on the lens of the eye, clouding the lens and making it hard to see clearly. Over 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, and, by age 75, approximately half of all Americans have a cataract. Age is the number one risk factor for developing cataracts, although there are other

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Why Vision Care is Important for Overall Health

You may have heard the expression that “the eyes are the windows to the soul”, but they are also windows to your overall health. While regular eye exams are crucial to protecting your vision and preventing, identifying, or treating eye disease, they can also detect a number of health conditions early even before you start showing symptoms. Early Detection of

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How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam

How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?

Getting a regular eye exam is as important to your health as getting your annual physical or seeing the dentist, but some people only get their eyes examined when they are experiencing vision problems. Many eye diseases, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, may not have any symptoms until you start experiencing vision loss. If these conditions are caught early

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What to Eat for Healthier Vision in the New Year

You may think that deteriorating eyesight is a natural consequence of getting older, but there’s good news. The Age-related Eye Disease Study revealed that eating certain foods that contain specific nutrients can reduce the risk of age-related decline in your vision by up to 25%. Those nutrients that are proven to boost eye health include zinc, copper, vitamin C, vitamin

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