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  • Heterochromia
    Heterochromia Iridum    Heterochromia means "different (hetero-) colors (-chromia)." Usually the term is used to describe the condition where a person has different colored eyes — one blue eye and one Read more
  • Ovvo Optics
    As one of the most innovative eye-wear brands in the marketplace today, OVVO optics is a trailblazer in the industry, combining high-quality, European craftsmanship, with modern, technical design. Every pair Read more
  • Coco Song, The Most Unique Glasses You Will See
    Coco Song is designed by Coco Chanel's design team & offers an unmistakable look and feel. Each frame is hand made using a combination of pure silk for vivid colors, Read more
  • Zika Virus and the Eyes
    A new study involving mice, shows that subjects infected with the Zika virus harbor a live version of the virus within the tears of their eyes for up to 28 Read more
  • How to Stabilize Near-Sightedness in Children
    Many parents are using Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K, to stabilize their children's progressive myopia.  Check out this CNN Report to learn more about how your child could benefit.Ortho-K is just one Read more
  • Eat For Your Eyes
    You've probably heard that dark green leafy vegetables are excellent food sources to maintain eye health, but why? First of all, dark green leafy vegetables such as kale or spinach contain Read more
  • Temporary Blurry Vision and Diabetes
    Diabetes has many effects on the eyes, including short and long term issues.  It is well documented the long term consequences of uncontrolled diabetes, including bleeding in the retina and Read more
  • Ocular Melanoma Risk May Be Higher in Certain Eye Colors
    New research has suggested the possible reasoning behind an increased risk of ocular melanoma within people with lightly colored eyes.  It has long been known that light colored eyes carried Read more
  • Smoking and Eye Health
    It's well documented the effects that smoking has on the body, but did you know that smoking has equally as damaging effects on the eyes?  Smoking can speed the progression Read more
  • Eye Trivia
    Here are some quick facts about the eye to impress your friends:The external muscles that move the eyes are the strongest muscle in the human body in relation to the Read more
  • Blepharitis That Won't Go Away
    Many patients struggle with itchy, inflamed, crusty eyelids that no matter how much they perform lid scrubs or warm compresses will not resolve.  The problem is often associated with a 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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