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McDonald Eye Care Associates
Optometrists located in Lakeville, MN
Optometrists located in Lakeville, MN
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Special Eye Drops May Reverse Glaucoma Damage
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Researchers may be on their way to reversing the effects of glaucoma including vision loss. A new eye drop aimed at protecting optic and retinal nerve cells is currently being tested with positive results. While the drops are far from a clinical application, the foundation appears to be strong.

#glaucoma #eyedrops #visionloss
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Six Questions to Ask Before Starting Glaucoma Treatment
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For patients who have recently been diagnosed with glaucoma, it can be challenging to find the right treatment plan for you. Being informed on all of your options and what they will help inform your decision and give you some insight on what kind of recovery to expect. Asking questions regarding side effects, recovery times and the overall goal of treatment will benefit both you and your doctor.

#glaucoma #eyehealth #eyerecovery
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Has it been a while since you last saw your doctor? You might need to brush up on how to better plan for your appointment. Important things you should remember are:

- Don't be afraid to ask questions
- Be honest
- Take all the info to heart and follow through on their advice

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#PatientAwareness #DocAppointment #HealthTips #LakevilleMN
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Vision Therapy for Children
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Vision therapy trains and strengthens eyes using various forms of activities and exercises. Most commonly used with children, vision therapy treats hand-eye coordination, diplopia, eye fatigue, headaches, and focus issue to name a few. For a consultation, contact us. (http://ow.ly/ovD730mWYd1)

#visiontherapy #pediatriceyecare #lakeville

McDonald Eye Care Associates is a multigenerational family practice that believes in providing quality, professional vision care in a welcoming, family oriented environment. Located in Lakeville, Minnesota, the team at McDonald Eye Care offer a variety of services to meet all of your eye care needs. For an appointment, call 952-225-5810 or book online here. (http://ow.ly/ovD730mWYd1)
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Dry Eyes
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Dry eyes occur when your eyes are unable to produce enough tears or the tears being produced are insufficient. Common symptoms include burning, itchy eyes, sensitivity to light, eye fatigue and the sensation of having something stuck in the eyes. Your doctor can prescribe lubricating drops as well as lifestyle changes to relieve your dry eye symptoms.

#dryeyes #itchyeyes #eyefatigue
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Self-love isn’t about being selfish; instead, it’s about simply caring for yourself. Whether you’re giving yourself a compliment or choosing to do something because it makes you happy, you can find ways to actively work towards your goal. Bring these ideas into your everyday life and see if you start to feel kinder and more loving toward yourself. (http://ow.ly/l9AK30mWYcC)

#SelfLoveMonth #LoveYourself #SelfCareTips
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Protection from Blue Light
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With screens dominating both our social and professional lives, the threat of blue light has become more common. While taking breaks from your screen and turning the brightness down can help lessen the harmful effects of blue light, there are other precautions you can take. Essilor Essential Blue lenses give you three times the amount of protection from blue light than traditional lenses. To learn more, contact us. (http://ow.ly/cx3C30mWYcY)

#bluelight #essilor #lakeville

McDonald Eye Care Associates is a multigenerational family practice that believes in providing quality, professional vision care in a welcoming, family oriented environment. Located in Lakeville, Minnesota, the team at McDonald Eye Care offer a variety of services to meet all of your eye care needs. For an appointment, call 952-225-5810 or book online here. (http://ow.ly/cx3C30mWYcY)
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Dry Eyes Can Be Dangerous: 7 Ways to Treat and Prevent it
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While living with persistent dry eyes can be unpleasant, it can also leave permanent damage if left untreated. Dry eyes are more sensitive to light and are more susceptible to scratches and infection. There are ways to prevent dry eyes including proper sleep, staying hydrated, wearing glasses instead of contacts, taking breaks from your screen and avoiding smoke.

#dryeyes #eyeinfection #eyecare
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Cataracts Diagnosis and Treatment
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Testing for cataracts includes an exam consisting of visual acuity, slit lamp examination and a retinal exam. If you are diagnosed with cataracts, surgery should be thoroughly discussed with your doctor as the cataract is not painful and will not harm the eye.

#cataract #eyeexam #eyesurgery
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When Should Children Wear Contacts?
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Monitoring your child’s eyes and any changes can benefit their performance in school as well as their social life. While there is no set age on when your child can start wearing contacts, if it is something you’re interested in, your eye doctor can help determine the best options for you and your child. To make an appointment, contact us. (http://ow.ly/vhCL30mWYcQ)

#contacts #pediatriceyecare #lakeville

McDonald Eye Care Associates is a multigenerational family practice that believes in providing quality, professional vision care in a welcoming, family oriented environment. Located in Lakeville, Minnesota, the team at McDonald Eye Care offer a variety of services to meet all of your eye care needs. For an appointment, call 952-225-5810 or book online here. (http://ow.ly/vhCL30mWYcQ)
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