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Do you know the five most common myths about #glaucoma? Spoiler: You don't have to fear visiting your eye doctor when testing is painless and fast. Read up on more myths here: bit.ly/glaucomamyths

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Heading out on an adventure? Be sure to review these tips from @AcademyEyeSmart to keep your #eyes healthy while #traveling: http://bit.ly/1R9nXLY

Myth: I only have to visit my optometrist once to get the correct prescription and eyewear. Fact: scheduling routine comprehensive eye exams will keep your eyes in top shape with up-to-date prescriptions, new eyewear technology, and lens damage control. Call your doctor if it has been over two years since you have had an eye exam.

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Are you fed up with your eye allergies? This infographic from @alphegapharmacy can help you pinpoint possible causes: https://shar.es/1xxzOP. How do you manage your allergies?

Do you see an #eye or a sink draining? #opticalollusion http://bit.ly/2dxHk84

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#DidYouKnow newborns can't focus on objects farther than 8-12 inches away. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1Iqvl4q

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Do you suffer from computer eye strain? These 10 tips for controlling dryness, itchiness, and twitching are just what you're looking for. Tip #1? Call up your optometrist and schedule a comprehensive eye exam. Read the full article here: http://www.allaboutvision.com/cvs/irritated.htm

When figuring out what your eye exam will cost, it's important to consider 1) your type of insurance plan, 2) if you're planning on seeing an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician, and 3) if you'll need any supplemental testing. Routine eye exams can be anywhere from $50 to over $250 depending on these factors.

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Fact: #Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Don't let it steal your vision! Interested in knowing how different types of glaucoma testing can reveal if you're at risk? Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2d3g6qm
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