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How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?

How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?

Ever wonder how often you should get an eye exam? According to TPMG board certified ophthalmologist Anthony DeRosa, MD, the guidelines vary dependent on age. Eye Care during Childhood and Adolescence For children, the recommended age for visits to an eye doctor include at birth, between six and twelve months, at three years of age, [...]

What is the difference between an Ophthalmologist and an Optometrist?

What is the difference between an Ophthalmologist and an Optometrist?

The difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist is not common knowledge but choosing an eye care provider is an important healthcare decision. Ophthalmologists An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specializing in eye and vision care who receives twelve or more years of training and education. Ophthalmologists are licensed to practice medicine and surgery and [...]

Eye Health for Women – Risk Factors and Common Eye Diseases

Eye Health for Women – Risk Factors and Common Eye Diseases

Why Eye Care Should Be a Top Priority for Women With so many daily concerns, eye health may fall straight to the bottom of your list. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 61 million U.S. adults are at high risk for vision loss, and only half have visited an eye [...]

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