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Eye Health

  • what does an eye dilation check for ?

    What Does An Eye Dilation Check For?

    Has your eye doctor ever put drops in your eyes that left you with temporary blurry vision and sensitivity to light? Almost everyone who has regular eye exams has been dilated at some point, but you may be wondering what the test actually is, and what an eye dilation checks for? What Is An Eye […]

    Continue Reading September 12, 2018

  • Contact Lens Safety: 10 Dos and Don’ts!

    Contact lenses are AWESOME, but they’re also a medically prescribed device, and can seriously damage your eyes and vision permanently if not handled right. Here’s a little contact lens safety 101 to keep in mind: 1. DO: Wear Contact Lenses According To Their Design. Not all contacts are created equal. Some are designed to be […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2018

  • Common Eye Conditions Found In Kids

    If a person is going to have an eye condition, it usually begins to develop during their early childhood or adolescent years. Many children suffer from eye conditions, and often times they won’t know it until they fail a school screening or it is discovered during an eye health check. The good news is, its […]

    Continue Reading August 5, 2018

  • Do I Need Cataract Surgery?

      Determining If You Need Cataract Surgery According to a statistic put out by Prevent Blindness America,  “cataracts affects over 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older, or about one in every six people in this age range. By age 80, more than half of all Americans have a cataract.” If you’ve been diagnosed with […]

    Continue Reading May 11, 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

  • 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

  • What Is Macular Degeneration Of The Eye?

    Imagine for a moment if reading were suddenly to become very difficult, the words on the page blurry, and your glasses didn’t help. Or try to envision what it would be like to look at your child and be able to see their hair and ears, but not the middle of their face. What if […]

    Continue Reading December 6, 2017