Ocular Migraine

Ocular Migraine What is an ocular migraine? An ocular migraine is a temporary problem with your vision that is usually, but not always, painless. You may lose some of your vision for a few minutes. You may see colors, zigzags of light, and bright spots or lines that float slowly across your field of vision. […]

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Low Vision

Low Vision What is low vision? Low vision is decreased vision that cannot be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery. People who cannot see better than 20/200 are often said to have low vision. (A person with 20/200 vision can see something 20 feet away that a person with normal vision can see […]

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How To Insert Eye Drops

How To Insert Eye Drops Infections, inflammation, glaucoma, and many other eye disorders are treated with eye drops. Surprisingly, even the small amount of medication in an eye drop can create significant side effects in other parts of the body. It is important to remember that all medicines have side effects. There are ways to […]

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Eyestrain

Eyestrain What is eyestrain? Eyestrain is a term used to describe sore or tired eyes. Eyestrain is a common problem among people who do a lot of reading or computer work. How does it occur? Your eyestrain could be caused by one or more of the following: You have a vision problem (for example, you […]

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Eyelid Twitch

Eyelid Twitch What is an eyelid twitch? An eyelid twitch or tic is a twitching of the eyelid that you cannot control. What are the symptoms? One or both of your eyelids may twitch. How does it occur? Doctors are not sure why these twitches occur. Possible causes include: stress caffeine lack of sleep not […]

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Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses Sixty percent of the 161 million Americans who wear prescription eyewear choose eyeglasses. Wearing eyeglasses is one of the simplest ways to correct vision problems. To see images clearly, light rays must focus directly on the retina, the light-sensitive nerve layer that lines the back of the eye. There are different kinds of focusing […]

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Eye Exam

Eye Exam What is an eye exam? An eye exam is the way an ophthalmologist tests your vision and eye health. Your vision will be checked to see if you need glasses or contact lenses. Dr. Bellotte will also test the health of your eyes to make sure that you do not have any other […]

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Contact Lenses for Presbyopia

Contact Lenses for Presbyopia What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is a normal change in the eye’s ability to focus from a distance to close up. The eye has a lens inside that focuses much like the lens in a camera. Early in life, the lens is flexible and can focus at any distance. At about age […]

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Color Blindness

Color Blindness What is color blindness? Color blindness is a vision problem that makes it hard to tell the difference between certain colors. If you are color blind, it usually does not mean you see everything in black and white or shades of gray. Full color blindness is very rare. Most color-blind people have trouble […]

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Bifocal Contact Lenses

Bifocal Contact Lenses What are bifocal contact lenses? Bifocal contact lenses are lenses that provide correction for both near vision and far vision. There are several basic types of bifocal contact lenses: Lenses with the distance prescription in the center of the lens and the reading prescription all around it. In some cases the reading […]

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Adult Strabismus
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Smoking
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Nystagmus
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Nevus
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Low Vision
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Living with Vision Loss
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Pterygium Treatment
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Pinguecula Pterygium
Eye Drops - 9.16
Eye Drops
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Dilating Eye Drops
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Preventing Eye Injuries
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Learning Disabilities
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Childrens Eye Safety 
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Amblyopia
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Visual Field Testing
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Strabismus in Children
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Pseudostrabismus
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Migraine
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Headache
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Refractive Errors
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Presbyopia
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Seeing Well
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Eye Myths Facts
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Keratoconus
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Contact Lenses