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Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Professional Vision to schedule your appointment.
HEV filter contact lenses are specially designed to filter out high-energy visible (HEV) light, also known as blue light. HEV light can cause eye strain and eye fatigue, and has been shown to disrupt sleep patterns. HEV filter contact lenses can help reduce these negative effects. Schedule an appointment with Professional Vision to learn more.
Here are 8 tips to help you improve your vision naturally. For all of your eye care needs, Professional Vision in Ellicott City is here for you.
Here’s what’s trending in eyewear this winter 2022. For all of your eyewear and contact lens needs, Professional Vision in Ellicott City is here for you.
Your eye experts at Professional Vision have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season. Let us know how else we can help!
Vision insurance benefits can save you a lot of money on eye care, but only if you use them before they expire at the end of the year. This way, you’ll be able to stay on top of your eye health and address any vision problems you may be experiencing.
A new study on blindness in children found that blindness could have been prevented in half the cases.
Not sure how to use your vision benefits before they expire? Here are 4 tips to help you get the most out of your 2022 vision plan.
Are you experiencing dry eyes? It may surprise you to learn that maqui berries, nuts and even caffeinated coffee can naturally help relieve some dry eye symptoms? At Professional Vision, we believe that patients can benefit from a multifaceted approach to treating dry eye syndrome (DES) that includes both conventional treatments and healthy lifestyle changes.
Although contact lenses are a convenient and comfortable alternative to eyeglasses, you can increase your risk of eye infections if you don't follow your eye doctor's care and maintainance instructions. Continue reading to find out how to avoid eye infections.
How much do you know about the consequences of excessive screen time on your kids’ eyes? Read on to learn what science has to say, and how Professional Vision can help
It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing contact lenses. Here are our top contact lens safety tips to keep your peepers happy.
If you’ve got age-related farsightedness (presbyopia), you might be tempted to buy a pair of over-the-counter (OTC) reading glasses. While OTC readers are cheap and easy to find, they’re no substitute for custom-made prescription reading glasses created with your specific visual needs in mind. At Professional Vision, we take care of all of your eye care needs.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we celebrate survivors as we alert patients to the potential effects of treatment on their eyes and vision.
Do you look at digital screens during the course of your day? If you do, you’re being exposed to blue light rays. The best way to protect yourself from any harmful side effects is to wear blue light glasses.
Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s what you need to know about eye floaters, and how Professional Vision can help!
While we all know that we should get a good-night’s rest, you may not know how important it is for your eye health! Read on to find out how you can take the proper steps to keep your eyes healthy.
Did you know that contact lenses can expire? Well, they can. Wearing contacts past their expiration date - or longer than their prescribed time - can harm your vision. To schedule a contact lens exam, call Professional Vision in Ellicott City today.
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's very treatable. Here are tips to help you deal with your dry eye symptoms, along with treatment from your eye doctor.
With the new school year starting, digital eye strain is a real concern for many kids. Fortunately, Professional Vision in Ellicott City is here to help!
Here’s why every child should visit an optometrist for an eye exam before the start of the new school year. And if your child has myopia (nearsightedness), we’ll explain what can be done to ensure your child’s eyes remain healthy.
Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call Professional Vision without delay if you or a loved one experiences any of these eye or vision problems.
Worried about how summer weather affects your contact lenses? Don’t be! Just follow these simple guidelines to keep your eyes safe and healthy in warm weather.
Before you head outdoors, grab your UV-blocking sunglasses and sun hat to protect your eyes from these 4 eye conditions.
Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without a backpack or a lunch box, make sure their eyes and vision are ready for the challenges ahead.
In the market for stylish new shades but aren’t sure which lens tint to choose? We’re here to help.
Tired of switching between regular glasses and sunglasses? Photochromic lenses darken when you’re outside and lighten when you’re indoors—all the while providing full UV protection. Here are 5 reasons why we at Professional Vision love photochromic lenses.
Do your eyes feel dry, itchy and uncomfortable as soon as you get up in the morning? Your eye doctor can determine the underlying cause and provide relief.
Do your eyes feel irritated when you wear eye makeup? Your eye makeup routine might not be dry-eye-friendly. Here we explain why certain eye makeup products can cause or exacerbate dry eye symptoms, and what you can do to accentuate your eyes without irritation.