IPL: the Meibomian Gland Game Changer

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Dry eye is multifactorial disease caused by a loss of hemostasis of the tear film from instability, ocular surface inflammation and damage including neurological and morphology changes. Meibomian gland dysfunction or “MGD” is a chronic abnormality of the oil producing glands of the eye. MGD occurs when the oil glands are clogged and meibum cannot… Read more »

Optometry vs Ophthalmology: what’s the difference

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Have you ever wondered about the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist. Hopefully, by the end, you’ll find the answer doesn’t matter too much, regardless of which type of eye specialist you visit. The simple answer: Ophthalmology focuses on surgery and optometry focuses on non surgical treatment and management of eye issues. Optometrists spend… Read more »

Soft Contact Lens Care Tips

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Hubble sells only one size and kind of contact lenses. Contacts are not a one size fits all product

Soft contact lenses can be pretty easy to use and care for, so much so that people forget they’re a medical device! Here are a few quick tips to keep in mind to ensure your contact lens experience is the best it can be. Material technology is so much better than it was even 10… Read more »

Keeping you safe from COVID-19

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keeping you safe from covid-16

Firstly, we want to say we sincerely hope you, your friends and family are healthy during these stressful times. Who thought we’d still be here over a year later. We feel privileged to be a part of your health care team and are taking steps to keep you as safe as possible for everyone who comes in…. Read more »

Coronavirus FAQs

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Updated April 2021 What is Coronavirus or COVID-19? COVID-19, originally known as 2019-nCoV, is a strain of a large family of coronaviruses which can be transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified as the cause of a respiratory illness outbreak in Wuhan, China in November 2019. On March 11, 2020 the World Health… Read more »

Nearsightedness in children

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nearsightedness in children; Eyecare Associates of Lee's Summit

More children are being diagnosed with nearsightedness, but experts aren’t sure why. Helping to prevent nearsightedness in children may be as simple as urging them to spend more time outside, some experts say. Possibly due to changing habits among children — spending more time reading in dim light and spending more time indoors than those… Read more »