‘Coke Bottle’ or ‘Light & Thin’ Glasses?

Everyone has heard someone complain about their thick ‘coke bottle’ glasses or, conversely, praise their fantastic ‘light and thin’ glasses. What is the difference? Why doesn’t everyone get thin glasses? What options are out there and what are the benefits to you? Below you will find an introduction and summary to the most common lens…

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Your Glasses Buying Style Guide!

Style.  It’s an entirely subjective concept and has nothing to do with healthcare … until you are putting a vision correction prescription into some new frames.  Suddenly, what was an easy “just listen to the doctor” type visit turns into something downright scary to some people- Which glasses should I pick up?!?! One of the…

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What Causes Double Vision?

What Causes Double Vision? Double vision can cause serious problems in your life and should be treated as soon as possible. There are several different causes of double vision, and we want you to be fully aware of all of them. Cornea Problems: Problems in the cornea often cause double vision because the affected eye…

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Polarized Sunglasses: How They Reduce Glare

Polarized Sunglasses: How They Reduce Glare Polarized sunglasses have been popular for years with boaters and fishermen who need to reduce reflected glare from the water surrounding them. Polarized lenses can also be used to reduce glare from long, flat surfaces such as the hood of a car or the road’s surface. They can be…

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LASIK Surgery

I am asked frequently if I perform LASIK surgery.  The answer is: no.  As an optometrist I do not perform any surgical procedures in the state of Arkansas.  That being said, I can be an asset to anyone seeking consultation and performance of LASIK through co-management.  Let me begin by explaining what LASIK is. LASIK…

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