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Easing Digital Eyestrain

Eye_Strain_Image Vision 1st Nashville By Cheryl G. Murphy, OD Long before he became famous, Bob Dylan was a young musician roaming around Greenwich Village and staying with friends. One of his friends had an enormous personal library and according to his autobiography Chronicles Volume One, Dylan found himself...
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Eating to Ensure Eye Health

orange-pieces Your eyes are one of the most important parts of your body. But unfortunately they tend to degenerate as we grow older. Things become harder to see, conditions like cataracts and glaucoma develop, and our ability to see at night diminishes. The good news is that there...
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Firework Safety

fireworks-crowd-243px Posted on 06-30-2014 Overall, more than 9,000 fireworks injuries happen each year on average in the United States, with roughly 1 in 8 fireworks injuries harming the eyes, according to the most recent fireworks injury report from the U.S. Consumer Produce Safety Commission. Common fireworks eye injuries...
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What is an Optometrist?

optometristnashville-300x199Posted on 06-19-2014

WHAT IS AN OPTOMETRIST?

An optometrist is a doctor who is licensed by the state they practice in to diagnose and treat a wide range of eye health related diseases and disorders.

WHAT TRAINING DOES AN OPTOMETRIST COMPLETE?

  • A 4-year pre-medical undergraduate degree from an accredited college or...
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