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Your Vision...Our Focus

Healthy Eyes, Healthy Life

Seeing your Optometrist annually is very important for your eye health. An eye examination allows you to stay up to date with changes in your eyesight as well as your general health. Annual eye exams can go beyond ensuring you have a clear vision - they can also...

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is known as a refractive error and is one of the most common vision problems. The majority of patients have some degree of astigmatism. This condition can occur when the cornea has an irregular shape or there is an imperfection of the curvature of the lens...

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Off to the Races!

We’re excited that the Grand Prix of Karting is back! This is a summer tradition that we have truly missed in Quincy. It’s thrilling to have this event to kick off our summer after 17 years! We are proud to announce that IEC will be sponsoring this year’s races. We...

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among patients. Diabetes restricts the body’s capability to use and store sugar which causes severe damage to your health. This condition can also have an effect on your vision, by harming the retina inside your...

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Aging Vision

As we go into our golden years, we tend to pay attention to our wrinkles, creaky joints, and gray hairs but forget that our vision ages as well. The smallest change in your eyeglass or contact lens prescription can make all the difference in your vision as you mature...

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Nearsightedness vs. Farsightedness

Nearsightedness and farsightedness are the two most common eye health conditions among people. Both are considered refractive errors of the eyes that have an impact on the ability to focus light on the retina. Even though these vision conditions are very different,...

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