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What Causes Dry Eye Disease?

Dry eye disease is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. If you have ever experienced the discomfort of dry, irritated eyes, you may be wondering what causes this condition.  By understanding the underlying causes of dry eye, you can take steps to manage and alleviate your symptoms.

Why You Should Get An Annual Eye Exam

You may wonder why you need an annual eye exam, especially if you believe your vision is perfect. However, a comprehensive eye exam does more than just test your visual acuity. It's a thorough check-up for your eyes, assessing everything from your eye pressure to the health of your optic nerve.

Finding The Right Contacts

When it comes to finding the right contacts, many people feel overwhelmed. There are many different types of contacts available on the market and it can be hard to know where to start. If you are considering contacts for the first time or looking to switch to a new type of contact, Luke Eye Associates in Midland can help. Our optometrists will work with you to find the right contacts for your vision needs. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you are searching for the perfect contacts.

Hard To Fit Contacts<br>vs Regular Contacts

When you are about to get contact lenses, it is crucial to go for a contact lens exam since it ensures you get the most suitable lenses for your vision needs. At Luke Eye Associates in Midland, we aim is to provide timely eye care solutions to suit the unique needs of our patients, which sometimes includes hard-to-fit contacts.

Choosing The Right Glasses

The right pair of glasses can significantly improve the quality of your life. At Luke Eye Associates, we have helped residents of Midland, TX select new pairs of glasses for many years. Read on to learn more about several factors worth considering when purchasing a new pair of eyeglasses.

The Importance of Eye Care and Check-Ups

Most of us don't give routine eye exams a second thought, but you cannot underestimate their importance. Receiving eye care and checkups from a trusted eye doctor can prevent vision loss. At Luke Eye Associates in Midland, our eye doctors make sure your family gets the care needed for one of the most essential senses. We have gathered a few reasons why you need regular eye care and checkups.

Pediatric Eye Exams FAQs

Eye exams are important for everyone, even young children. Kids can have their first eye exams starting at six months old. At Luke Eye Associates in Midland, TX, our optometry team provides eye and vision exams to ensure your child’s eyes are healthy. Here are some commonly asked questions about pediatric eye exams.

What to Expect on a Contact Lens Exam

Many people with refractive errors choose to wear contact lenses over eyeglasses. Contacts look more natural and are easy to use. If you want to wear contacts, you first need to get a contact lens exam. At Luke Eye Associates in Midland, TX, we offer contact lens exams to determine if you can wear contacts. We provide a wide variety of contact lenses so we can meet the vision needs of each patient.

National Sunglasses Day

National Sunglasses Day is quickly approaching!  Did you know the UV index in Midland, Texas is much higher than other parts of the United States?  We see affects of UV radiation in many of our patients.  This may present as growths on the cornea (pterygium), conjunctiva (pinguecula), or even changes inside the eye such as cataract and macular changes.  

How Often Should You Have an Eye Exam

Staying healthy means having regular medical exams. Your eyes are no exception and should be a part of your overall healthcare routine. How often you should receive an eye exam is not written in stone. Several factors affect when you should visit the eye doctor. At Luke Eye Associates, we are a full-service optometry office in Midland, TX. We provide comprehensive eye care for every member of the family. We take an individual approach to your eye care and our team is passionate about healthy eyes.

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