Vision Care

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Spring Allergies: Optometrists’ Tips To Soothe Your Eyes

If you live in East Tennessee and suffer from seasonal allergies, you’re used to:  Watery or itchy eyes Sneezing Congestion  A stuffy nose  Unsurprisingly, Knoxville is one of the worst places to live if you have spring allergies. Our region increases allergy symptoms for many reasons, including a concentration of: Trees  Grass  Weeds  Flowers  The […]

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Dry Eye

7 Types of Dry Eye Treatment in Knoxville, Tennessee

Battling dry eyes can be a challenge, but the good news is that various solutions are available to bring relief. In this blog, we’ll delve into the diverse range of treatments tailored to address dry eye symptoms, from artificial tears to specialty eyewear.  Types of dry eye treatment include: Lumenis OptiLIGHT Artificial tears and lubricating

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Introducing Our New Dry Eye Treatment in Knoxville, TN!

Dry eye syndrome affects people of all ages, with a higher incidence among older adults, women, and those with certain medical conditions. It can significantly impact your quality of life, causing vision disturbances and difficulty with daily activities. We now offer dry eye treatment in Knoxville, TN, and Hardin Valley using OptilLIGHT from Lumenis to

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What Is Commonly Misdiagnosed as Pink Eye? 5 Issues Mistaken for Conjunctivitis

Pink eye is an infection of the thin layer of tissue covering the white part of the eye and lining the inner eyelid. Also known as conjunctivitis, it’s most common in children and highly contagious. Fortunately, it’s unlikely to affect your vision. The most common symptom is reddened eyes, but not all reddened eyes are

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What is the Difference Between an Optician and an Optometrist?

Understanding the difference between types of eye care professionals can be confusing. This can be especially true if you’re wondering, “What is the difference between an optician and an optometrist?” We’ve written this blog to help you understand the differences and why you need both for the best vision possible. Optometrists specialize in preserving vision,

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How Preventative Vision Care Can Catch Cataracts Early

Good vision is a gift we all cherish. Preventative vision care helps protect it by detecting issues such as cataracts early before they become a major problem. This helps ensure that you continue seeing the world in all its details for as long as possible. Cataracts result from proteins clumping in the eye’s lens, usually

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