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7 Back To School Eye Care Tips

Posted on: August 27th, 2019

It’s that time of year again! Back to school is here! It’s time for all new supplies, clothing, haircuts, and more for you or your children. Are you starting to think about getting your kids ready for school? Have you been putting off your own eye health? Eyes are an important contributor to success at
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Why You Should Get LASIK In The Summer

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

Do you love participating in water activities during the summer? Have you had glasses for years and want a change? We know that glasses and contacts improve your vision, but they can also be inconvenient when it comes to enjoying summertime activities. Wouldn’t you love to live a life that doesn’t involve glasses or contacts?
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What Is The Value Of ASCRS?

Posted on: May 20th, 2019

Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare attends ASCRS (The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) every year, and with good reason. ASCRS is a 5-day annual meeting that focuses on the new technology, practice marketing, and management trends and is a great way to connect and learn from experienced industry professionals! Every year, the American
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Why Do We Hold Cataract Surgery Lunch and Learns?

Posted on: April 23rd, 2019

Aging comes with many changes to your body and health, and our eyes are no exception! Over time, vision can slowly blur, become foggy, or begin to take on a yellow hue. For millions of people, their vision decline could be due to having a cataract. Cataracts go hand-in-hand with aging and are a treatable
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Could BlephEx be Right for You?

Posted on: March 19th, 2019

Dry eye, blepharitis…it can all sound like another language if you’re not familiar with them. But you’ll know the symptoms if you have them: itchy eyes, irritated eyelids, and discomfort. If you’ve been diagnosed with blepharitis, keep reading to learn more about BlephEx! What is Blepharitis? Although blepharitis and dry eye can be connected and
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3 Ways Screens Can Harm Your Vision

Posted on: January 30th, 2019

How many hours do you think you spend looking at screens every day? From working on computers to scrolling through social media on your phone and watching television, you probably spend a lot more time than you’d think looking at screens. According to Statista, American adults spend an average of three hours and 54 minutes
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Ask the Optician: Do I Need Prescription Sunglasses?

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Whether you’re at the beach or shoveling snow, sunglasses are a beneficial investment. Prescription sunglasses not only protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, but they provide convenience when driving, vacationing, and participating in other outdoor activities. We spoke with Gordon Sage, managing optician at Fichte Endl and Elmer Eyecare, about the benefits of
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Affordable Eye Care: How to Afford Laser Eye Surgery

Posted on: October 26th, 2018

Surgical costs are a common concern among medical patients, and eye care is no exception. According to recent studies by All About Vision, the average annual cost of contact lenses was $220 in 2017. The average cost of LASIK was $2,088 per eye, and the average cost of cataract surgery was $3,600 per eye without
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Giving Back: Free Cataract Surgery for National Sight Week

Posted on: September 5th, 2018

Thousands of Americans develop cataracts every year. Four million cataract procedures are performed annually in the United States, but this doesn’t begin to cover the number of people with cataracts in our nation. Hundreds of Americans cannot afford cataract surgery, putting them at risk of permanent vision loss. Fichte Endl & Elmer Eyecare is partnering
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What You Need to Know About Astigmatism

Posted on: July 20th, 2018

Astigmatism is one of the most common vision problems. In fact, the American Academy of Ophthalmology® states that one in three people in the United States has some level of astigmatism. Despite its prevalence, many are unaware of the basics of the condition. We’ve compiled our expertise to explain everything you need to know about
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