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Eye Care Then & Now: Optometry Advancements Over the Last 20 Years

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A Brief History of Optometry Optometry has been around since the early 1300s when the first wearable glasses were fashioned from blown glass and wood or leather. These primitive forms were usually handheld and considered a symbol of status or wealth. Through the 1700s, glasses became hands-free with developments of the over-the-ear attachment that allowed […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Keratoconus

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What is Keratoconus? The clear, dome-shaped surface of the eye is called the cornea. Keratoconus is a progressive disease and occurs when the cornea begins to thin and bulge outward into a cone shape. Keratoconus can cause multiple vision problems, such as blurred vision and sensitivity to light. It is usually initially found in teenagers […]

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