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Keeping You Safe At The Eye Doctor

If you haven’t been to visit your TEI optometrist this year, you might guess that some things have changed. We’re doing everything we can to keep you and our team safe during these challenging times.  We know some of you are nervous, but please, don’t skip your next eye appointment, especially if you’re experiencing any […]

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Are You Causing Your Dry Eye?

Are Your Habits or Products Causing Your Dry Eye Symptoms?  Dry eye can affect anyone, no matter what their age or circumstances. The weather or sitting near your home or work’s heating/AC vents can dry out your eyes. Some groups of people tend to have dry eye more, such as older people, those on certain […]

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Bifocals Have Come A Long Way

Ask Us About the Most Advanced Progressive Lenses for Near and Far Correction  Happy Birthday, Ben Franklin! Ben Franklin was born in January, and as many people know, he invented bifocals. What many people don’t know is how far we’ve come since then.  If you need both far and near vision correction, you no longer […]

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Allergy Management and Your Eyes

Dealing with red, itchy, swollen eyes is simply no fun. For those who suffer from allergies, exposure to pets, pollen, or dust mites can quickly lead to red, itchy, watery eyes. Although seasonal allergies are notorious for causing eye symptoms, year-round exposure to allergens can be just as problematic. If you develop itchy, red, irritated, […]

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Signs You May Have Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in Americans 65 and older. But if you’re like most people, you haven’t heard of it. It’s even hard to pronounce. Because it’s so prevalent, it’s critical to watch for signs of this disease. Here is what you need to know.   […]

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What Causes Dry Eye?

What Causes Dry Eye and How Can I Fix It? Everyone’s eyes can feel dry at times. But if you have experienced scratchy, irritated eyes that are easily fatigued, you may have a medical condition called dry eye. There are two types of dry eye, evaporative and aqueous deficient. Upon proper evaluation by an optometrist, […]

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What Contacts Will Work for Me?

Although glasses are often a lower maintenance choice, many people choose to wear contacts for comfort or aesthetic reasons. Whether you are nearsighted or farsighted, contacts are a safe, easy way to correct your vision to 20/20. With a variety of options to choose from, getting contacts may seem confusing. Consider your options and consult […]

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