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4 Reasons Athletes Get LASIK Eye Surgery 

Athletes rely heavily on their visual acuity to perform, and need sharp vision at all times, without refocusing delays or limits to their peripheral vision, which are just two reasons why athletes get LASIK eye surgery.   Why Athletes Choose LASIK   Professional athletes, including NBA Pro Basketball ...

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Do People Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery? 

Your Guide to Vision Correction after Cataract Surgery  Cataract surgery with artificial intraocular lenses, almost always corrects pre-existing refraction errors, so that patients no longer need glasses, but if you're an exception to this norm, you may wonder how soon after cataract surgery you can get new glasses. &...

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Use Your FSA for New Glasses, Better Lenses, or an Extra Pair 

Your Guide to Using Your FSA for Corrective Lenses  If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your work, purchasing new glasses before you lose your unused balance at the end of the year is an easy and rewarding way to retain your benefit. In this article, you ...

Protect Your Eyes During Cold Weather Conditions 

Your Guide to Winter Eye Care and Vision Protection   You might think that spring and summer are the only challenging times of year for our eye health, with the summer sun and the spring pollen. However, winter is tricky, too. While winter is typically a wetter season, certain ...

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How to Use Your FSA for LASIK Before the End of 2022

Your Guide to Using Your FSA for LASIK Eye Surgery in 2022 If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your work and find yourself with money left before the end of the year, LASIK can be great holiday gift to yourself. You can improve your vision and use your ...

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What is a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Your Complete Guide to a Truly Comprehensive Eye Exam Some of the most common degenerative eye diseases such as cataracts don’t always present with symptoms right away. In fact, patients can have cataracts for years without noticing any changes in their vision. This is why having a comprehensive eye ...

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Is LASIK Safe During Pregnancy?

Why It's Best to Wait to Get LASIK If You Are Pregnant Less than 1% of patients experience complications after undergoing LASIK laser eye surgery. As one of the safest elective surgical procedures available today, it’s no surprise that over 700,000 people undergo the vision correction procedure every year.  So ...

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Can You Have LASIK After Cataract Surgery?

How LASIK Can Fine Tune Your Vision After Cataract Surgery Can you have LASIK after cataract surgery? The short answer is yes. However, it's likely that you’ll not need it.  Read on to find out why and what your options are if you do experience breakthrough refractive issues.&...

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Is It Time for LASIK Surgery?

Learn Why LASIK May Be the Best Vision Correction Option for You With a 99% percent success rate, it’s no surprise that an average of 700,000 patients undergo LASIK vision correction surgery every year. If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of people who are looking for an alternative ...

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The Most Prevalent Age-Related Eye Conditions in People Over 40

A guide to the most prevalent age-related eye conditions for people ages 40 and older The CDC estimates that over 4.2 million Americans over the age of 40 are legally blind, and the leading causes are all age-related eye conditions. Many of these conditions are treatable and with a simple eye exam, they ...

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Can Too Much Screen Time Damage My Vision?

The effects of prolonged screen time on your eyes and what you can do about it In this digital age, smart phones, tablets, e-book readers, and computers are never far from us. During the pandemic, children’s screen time increased with distance learning, and video conferencing became normal for people ...

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9 Common Questions about Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)

The Most Common Questions about Lazy Eye Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment  Amblyopia, more commonly referred to as ‘lazy eye’, affects around 3% of children and is the most common condition to cause vision loss in adolescence. One common misconception about lazy eye syndrome is that it is merely a cosmetic ...

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7 Common Questions About Pterygium

Pterygium: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Are you experiencing irritation or dryness in your eye? Do you notice a spot on your eye that wasn’t there before? If so, there’s a chance that you could have pterygium. In this guide, we answer the most common questions about pterygium ...

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5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes and Vision this Summer

A Guide to Caring Your Eyes and Vision During the Summer Summer is here! That means you’ll likely be heading outside more often to enjoy the warm weather and lasting daylight. While you may be good about slathering on the sunblock to protect your skin, did you know these ...

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Can You Treat Cataracts Without Surgery?

The Latest in Cataract Treatment with or without Surgery Cataracts are a result of protein buildup on your eye’s lens that progressively clouds and blurs your vision as you age. By the age of 65, nearly half of the American population will experience vision loss due to a cataract. Cataract ...

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4 Common Questions about Presbyopia: Age-Related Farsightedness

The Most Common Questions about Presbyopia Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment Losing the ability to focus on small print, or see things clearly up close is a major life changing event that is impossible to ignore. Perfect vision doesn’t last forever, and the age-related eye condition known as presbyopia ...

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Are There Side Effects from Long Term Contact Use?

3 Possible Side Effects From Long Term Contact Use and How to Prevent Them Over 45 million people in the U.S. wear corrective contact lenses to see clearly everyday. Contacts are a safe and effective form of corrective eyewear that can be a great alternative to glasses. While they can provide ...

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What Types of Vision Problems Does Custom LASIK Treat?

Custom LASIK Laser Eye Surgery for Vision Problems like Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, and Astigmatism Over 10 million people in the United States have already benefited from the life-changing results of LASIK Eye Surgery. Every year more and more patients choose to undergo this laser eye surgery, making LASIK the most popular vision ...

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How Often Should I Get an Eye Exam?

When to Schedule a Comprehensive Eye Exam with Your Ophthalmologist Your overall quality of vision is not a direct indicator of how healthy your eyes are. In fact, many ocular conditions do not show any immediate symptoms until irreversible damage to your vision or eye has already occurred. This is ...

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Choosing Glasses Based on Daily Activities

Shop for Eyeglasses That Fit Your Lifestyle at NeoVision Eye Center in Union City Many people look for eyeglasses that enhance their appearance. Your face is how you greet the world, and if you wear glasses, feeling confident in how they look on you is important. While things like lens ...

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How Do I Choose the Best LASIK Surgeon?

How to Choose a LASIK Surgeon in the Bay Area LASIK laser eye surgery is the most commonly performed refractive surgery in the world. LASIK can eliminate your need for glasses or contact lenses and greatly improve your quality of life. If you have decided to have LASIK eye surgery, ...

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Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist: What’s the Difference?

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist: How to Choose the Best Eye Care Provider for Your Needs When it comes to your eye and vision health, knowing which kind of care provider you need can save you both time and money. Both an ophthalmologist and optometrist play an important role in providing eye ...

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6 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Eyes While Remote Learning

How to Protect Your Children from Digital Eye Strain During Remote Learning Due to COVID-19, the new school year is beginning with fully remote or hybrid curriculum models in place. It is becoming clear that screen-based instruction will be a reality for many children this semester. Even before remote learning, ...

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Signs and Symptoms of Cataracts

The Signs and Symptoms of Cataract Development, and the Importance of Preventative Care Across the globe, cataracts are the most common cause of blindness. They can affect anyone at any age, so knowing how to spot the symptoms and understanding the importance of preventative care is essential to maintaining your ...

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New Health and Safety Protocols at NeoVision Eye Center

Safety Protocols for NeoVision Staff and Patients During COVID-19 During the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and well-being of our patients, staff, and our doctors is our first priority at NeoVision Eye Center. Our team is dedicated to continuing to provide the highest quality care while also adhering to strict safety ...

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How To Treat Common Seasonal Eye Allergies at Home

Soothe Seasonal Eye Allergies with These Home Remedies While most people are getting excited about enjoying more time outside, over 66 million people in the US are dreading the eye allergies they experience this time of year. If you are one of the many people who have sensitive eyes, the pursuit ...

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A Guide to Caring for Your Eyes During COVID-19

What You Should Know About Proper Eye Care and Your Health During COVID-19 Since the Coronavirus has interrupted most of our everyday lives, creating healthier habits has never been more important. In response, our expert eye care team has created an easy guide to help you properly care for your ...

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Tips For Avoiding Foggy Glasses While Wearing a Face Mask

How to Prevent Your Glasses from Fogging Up while Wearing a Protective Face Mask There are over 143 million people in the world who wear corrective eyeglasses. If you are one of them, then you probably are asking yourself: how do I keep my eyeglasses from fogging up when wearing my ...

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How to Treat Common Eye Problems at Home

Find Relief from these Four Common Eye Issues at Home Our ophthalmologists at NeoVision Eye Center have extensive medical and ocular surgical expertise to ensure optimal eye health for all our Union City patients. But there are a few very common eye problems that can be easily treated safely at ...

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6 Home Remedies to Soothe Dry Eye Symptoms

Relieve Symptoms of Dry Eye while Spending Extended Time at Home The last thing anyone needs right now is to feel physically uncomfortable, but around 5 million people in the U.S. struggle with irritating dry eye symptoms every day. Whether it is caused by allergies, an underlying eye condition, or ...

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Are Eye Floaters and Flashes Dangerous?

Noticing Floaters Or Flashes in Your Vision? Here's What You Need to Know! Floaters and flashes in the eye are completely normal to experience as we age and are typically not dangerous. But on rare occasions, these can be warning signs of something more severe. What are Eye Floaters? Eye ...

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Cataract Surgery Aftercare and Healing

What Patients Can Expect After Having Cataract Surgery There are currently more people around the world suffering from cataracts than any other eye diseases combined. In fact, over 20 million people have been left blind from this condition, making cataracts the world’s number one cause of blindness. Thankfully, with modern ...

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