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  • 7 Reasons You Should Wear Sunglasses This Summer

    ONE: They protect your eyes from damaging UV rays and help prevent future medical conditions. Sunglasses are a key tool to preventing the early onset of cataracts and the development of macular degeneration, both of which can impair your vision and decrease quality of life. TWO: They shield your eyelids. Sunglasses are normally bigger than […]

    Continue Reading April 17, 2018

  • Meet Our Staff: Rilee Kasbee A.K.A “Riles”

      Rilee Kasbee Position: Optician 1. Where are you from originally? Cochranton, PA 2. When did you start working at Vision Source Meadville? June 2017 3. What are your interests outside of work? I like to hunt and fish. 4. What is your favorite task during the work day? I like explaining the benefits of different products to people and […]

    Continue Reading April 17, 2018

  • Why Is UV Light Bad For Your Eyes?

    After the long and gray winter, we welcome the sunshine and warmth. Sunlight is good for us, emotionally and physically. But while we are celebrating nicer weather and soaking in that vitamin D, let’s not forget to protect ourselves against the harmful side of  UV rays. When it starts getting hot, most people know they […]

    Continue Reading April 17, 2018

  • Meet Our Staff: Shelby Crider A.K.A. “Shelbert”

    Position: Optometric Technician 1. Where are you from originally? Atlantic, PA 2. When did you start working at Vision Source Meadville? April 2017 3. What are your interests outside of work? I really like spending time with my family…and my dog. Mostly my dog. And I like kayaking and going to the beach! 4. What […]

    Continue Reading April 6, 2018

  • 8 Ways To Best Treat Dry Eyes

    So you or someone you love has dry-eye syndrome. Now what? What are the best ways to treat dry eyes? Here at Vision Source Meadville, we treat many of our patients for dry-eye, and we’ve discovered that their are several treatments which may significantly improve your dry eyes, or at least manage your symptoms. Below […]

    Continue Reading April 6, 2018

  • 6 Possible Causes Of Your Dry Eye Syndrome

    Dry Eyes – Figure Out The Why Behind The Issue If you often experience cloudy vision that comes and goes, a scratchy, sticky, gritty, or irritated sensation, burning and excess tearing, or fatigue and aching around your eyes, you may have dry-eye syndrome. It’s no fun, and can really affect day-to-day life more than you […]

    Continue Reading March 30, 2018

  • Where Online Eye Exams Fall Short

    Over the last couple of decades, the internet has changed just about every aspect of our lives. From the way we shop to the way we gain information to the way we connect with friends, the Information Age is a very different world. The internet has made so many things easier, but sometimes that convenience […]

    Continue Reading March 30, 2018

  • The Role Of Tears

    We cry for all kinds of reasons: a stubbed toe, a particularly poignant scene in a movie, freshly cut onions — the list goes on.

    Continue Reading February 28, 2018