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Can your eyes get a sunburn?

Your eyes, just like other external portions of your body, can suffer ill effects from acute over exposure to the sun's rays. Sunburns of the eye can occur in a Read More

Avocados and Eye Nutrition

Avocados Are Loaded With Powerful Antioxidants That Can Protect The Eyes:Studies show that these nutrients are linked to a drastically reduced rate of acceleration of cataracts and macular degeneration, which Read More

Do's and Dont's for Eye Makeup Safety

DO consider the shelf-life of the products you use. Cosmetics have expiration dates, and not following them could result in infections from bacteria buildup.DON'T share your makeup or brushes with Read More

Hydrogen Peroxide Based Contact Lens Solutions

If you are a patient who uses a contact lens solution containing hydrogen peroxide, there are many safety precautions that need to be followed.  Hydrogen peroxide based solutions used as Read More

Office Training Hours

Our office will be closing early on Friday, August 5th at 11:30am for staff training.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  It is our hope that the further Read More

Macula Risk PGx Genetic Testing

Here at Eye Care Center of Ocala, we take pride in using the newest and most technologically advanced diagnoses and treatment options.  This is why we utilize genetic testing for Read More

Importance of Good Vision for Students

Did you know that 65% of young students are visual learners? (Mind Tools, 1998).  Back to school preparation normally involves new books, pencils, papers, clothes, but good vision is one Read More

Ortho-K

Many patients with vision problems heartily embrace the idea of enjoying vision correction without having to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. Not all of these patients, however, are good candidates Read More

The Best Lenses for Eye Safety

Trivex material lenses are beneficial as they are lightweight, have UV protection and are impact resistant. This material is ideal for children, and anyone else who is concerned with eye Read More

Young Child Eye Safety

A new study performed by Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, shows that young children in the toddler age-group are the people most likely to suffer chemical burns Read More

Can an Online Eye Test Replace an Exam by Your Eye Doctor?

     The idea of being able to get a new glasses prescription without making an appointment to see an eye doctor may sound appealing, but is this really a good Read More

Cat Scratch Fever

Cat Scratch Disease, colloquially known as Cat Scratch Fever, is an infection by the organism Bartonella Henselae.  It is usually transmitted to a human by a feline host which in Read More

Acanthamoeba keratitis

A student in Taiwan who kept a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months has been left blinded after a microscopic bug devoured her eyeballs.The tiny Read More

Vision Correction Without Surgery

Are you tired of wearing glasses but don't want surgery? We fit Ortho-K lenses! Click here for more info: http://ow.ly/oAGp305W4lZ Read More

Why is there no Beta-Carotene in AREDS2?

Physicians often recommend AREDS2 formula supplements like Preservision for patients with age-related retinal diseases. When examining the formulas, you will notice many of the common nutrients and vitamins that are Read More

Crocodile Tears?

Did you know that newborns cannot cry? Some might call it Crocodile Tears. They make crying sounds, but the tears don’t start flowing until they are about 1 to 3 Read More

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