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7 Tips for Avoiding Eye Infections

While most eye infections aren’t serious, they can be extremely uncomfortable and can cause potential complications. To avoid the problem altogether, here are a few tips to prevent an eye infection.

Dec 4th, 2019
5 Tips to Help You Adjust to Life With Contact Lenses

Many people want to make the switch to wearing contacts, but worry about what it will take. Going from glasses to contact lenses is a major adjustment. Here are five helpful tips that can make the process much easier.

Nov 12th, 2019
How To Safely Wear Colored Contact Lenses

Many people use colored contact lenses for a change in their look throughout the year, but at Halloween, those numbers of users increase dramatically. Eye color can often enhance the costumes of the season.

Aug 4th, 2018
How To Take Care Of Your Glasses

When you choose a new pair of glasses, you take your time searching for just the right frame in just the right color or pattern.

Aug 1st, 2018
What To Expect After An Eye Injury

If you have experienced an eye injury of any kind, you need to contact an eye care professional for advice as soon as possible, even if it’s the weekend.

Jul 28th, 2018
How Staring At Screens Can Impact Your Vision

Everywhere you look, you see people using phones, small screens, and computers for leisure, information, and work, and chances are pretty good that you are doing the same thing.

Jul 20th, 2018
The Latest Eyewear Trends in 2019

Everyone loves getting a new pair of glasses! It’s great to have an updated prescription, and wonderful to get a fresh perspective by enjoying perfect vision.

Jul 18th, 2018
Preventing Dry Eyes When You Wear Contact Lenses

If you wear or are considering wearing contact lenses, you want the experience to be great. There are many reasons why people choose contact lenses or glasses, and convenience is often at the top of the list.

Jul 15th, 2018
How Fall Allergies Can Affect Your Eyes

It might sound pretty unbelievable, but over 35 million people suffer from seasonal allergies in the US, with the majority of those issues being reported in the spring and again in the fall.

Jul 15th, 2018
Contacts vs. Glasses: The Pros and Cons

Did you know? Glasses were first invented for people with farsightedness. If someone was nearsighted in those days, a pair of convex glasses wouldn’t help, and this was the only material available for the production of eyeglasses in the 1880s.

Jul 15th, 2018
Simple Home Remedies For Dry Eyes

If your eyes are unable to properly produce tears, or at least produce tears of a suitable consistency, you have a medical condition called Dry Eye.

Jul 3rd, 2018
Causes Of Dry Eyes In The Summertime

Now that summer is actually, and finally, here, we can look forward to fun! Fishing, hiking, sailing, swimming, sports, and travel – all those wonderful memory-making activities that we so look forward to.

Jun 10th, 2018
Why You Need UV Sunglasses

When you’re thinking about possible damage from the sun this summer, don’t just focus on your skin.

Jun 5th, 2018
Protecting Your Eyes In The Summer

Here at Classic Vision Care, we are committed to the health of your eyes. We also want 2019 to be your best summer ever! Today we are sharing some advice on how to protect your eyes during the summer months:

Jun 4th, 2018
Common Causes of Eye Infections

Infections in your eye occur when bacteria, fungi, and viruses invade any part of your eyeball or that surround the area, including the cornea and the lining of the inner and outer eye.

May 30th, 2018
Dealing with Allergies and Dry Eyes

Allergy symptoms make many many of us miserable, with sneezing and a runny nose to itchy, red, swollen and watery eyes being just a few of the physical issues that will cause us to suffer.

May 22nd, 2018
Choosing the Most Comfortable Glasses for You

It’s important for your confidence and sense of self to choose just the right pair of frames for your glasses – you want them to look right for your face and express your personality.

May 20th, 2018
Contact Lens Care Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

If you wear contact lenses, proper care will be vital to the health of your eyes. The best way to avoid the pain and discomfort of infections and other issues is to follow the instructions provided by your eye doctor for the care of your contacts.

May 7th, 2018
How Often Should You Have an Eye Exam?

Eye care experts usually recommend that you have a comprehensive eye exam every year or so, and the frequency will depend on age, risk factors, and whether you already wear corrective lenses.

Apr 5th, 2018
Tips to Care for Your Eyes When You Work on a Computer

Are you experiencing physical fatigue, eye twitching, or an increase in work errors? What about eye reddening or decreased productivity? Believe it or not, you could be suffering from computer eye strain, or Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS).

Apr 1st, 2018
Common Sources of Eye Pain

Eye pain is something that can literally stop everything. Losing one of your senses affects everything you do, and greatly lessens your quality of life.

Mar 27th, 2018
Dry, Painful Eyes? We Can Remedy That!

The condition known as “dry eyes” is a common one that occurs when our tears aren’t providing enough lubrication for our eyes, and it’s often very painful or uncomfortable.

Mar 5th, 2018
How To Select The Right Frames For Your Face

Wearing a pair of glasses can transform your look as easily as a change of lipstick or eyeliner. Your choice of frames dictates how the world sees you and, even more importantly, how you see yourself.

Feb 5th, 2018
What Causes Dry Eye and How to Remedy It

It can be a very irritating condition and if treatment is neglected for too long, it can even lead to damage to the cornea and impaired vision. The good news is that here at Classic Vision Care, Dr. Mital Patel can diagnose and treat your Dry Eyes.

Jan 15th, 2018
5 Tips to Help Protect Your Child’s Eyes

Dr. Mital Patel, Dr. Mark Machen, and Dr. Ronald Becker, the optometrists at Classic Vision Care, with offices in Marietta, Kennesaw, and Atlanta, share these five tips to help protect your child’s eyes.

Jan 10th, 2018
Are You Ruining Your Eyes With Too Much Screen Time?

If you grew up listening to your parents tell you to move away from the TV screen because you’ll ruin your eyes, you probably rolled them in response. The fact is, prolonged screen time can have an effect on your eyes if you aren’t careful.

Jan 8th, 2018
What to Look For in Sunglasses

Sunglasses are far more than protective lenses against the sun’s glare: They speak volumes about how you want the world to see you, which makes choosing the right pair not as simple as you might think.

Jan 4th, 2018