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Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, over 20 million people have dry eye in the U.S. This common eye condition can cause painful and frustrating symptoms, including blurry vision. The good news is that you don’t have to live with itchy, dry eyes. Read on to learn more about the condition’s symptoms, causes, and

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5 Eye Conditions Patients Over 60 Need to Know

Most eye conditions can affect anyone, but those ages 60 and older are most at risk. Age-related eye conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts can cause severe vision loss and blindness. Unfortunately, patients often don’t notice the signs before vision loss occurs, making annual eye exams crucial to diagnose conditions early and preserve vision

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Contact Lens Tips For Dry Eye — Maintain Healthy Vision

Dry eye can significantly impact your quality of life when symptoms like headaches, blurred vision, and dizziness keep you from doing the things you love. It can also make it difficult to enjoy clear vision when wearing contact lenses. Take proactive steps to maintain healthy eyes and follow these valuable contact lens tips if you have dry eye. 

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How to Prevent Dry Eye When You Have Seasonal Allergies

Allergy season is the worst time of year for people with dry eye. Symptoms of itchiness, blurry vision, and watery eyes are often exacerbated by blooming flowers, trees, and yard work, making it impossible to enjoy your everyday life. Thankfully, you can take steps to protect your eyes and reduce painful symptoms. And if these

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Dry Eye Self Test

With over 58% of the population suffering from dry eye, it is more than likely that your irritated, itchy eyes are caused by this common condition. Instead of letting things continue and worsen, take our free, 7-question dry eye test to finally get some relief.  Answer the questions below to find out if it’s time

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Dr. Freidl Featured in the JAX Daily Record

Dr. Freidl was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record for being the first ophthalmologist in Northeast Florida to perform cataract surgery with the Vivity Lens. This lens option performs better for patients who have had LASIK, or have glaucoma, macular degeneration, or dry eye.  Read more about Dr. Freidl’s experience with this innovative lens option.

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The Fix for Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common eye problem that can cause considerable discomfort. When dry eye symptoms make your eyes feel uncomfortable on a regular basis, help is available. Understanding how this condition is diagnosed and the available dry eye treatments can help you find effective relief. The Diagnosis Process for Dry Eye When visiting a

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The 5 Best Contacts for Dry Eye

Contact lenses can help improve your vision, but they can be uncomfortable to wear when you suffer from dry eye disease. This condition can cause your eyes to feel dry and irritated on a regular basis. Dry eye contacts offer a more suitable contact lens option for those who have this condition. The following lenses

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Will Dry Eyes Affect Your LASIK Eye Surgery?

Dry eye is a very common eye condition. The relationship between dry eyes and LASIK is an interesting one. The success of LASIK surgery depends on controlling this common eye condition. Those with mild dry eyes may be eligible for this eye surgery. It’s important to speak with your doctor about the requirements to reduce

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Dr. Riordan Discusses: The Link Between Internet Usage And Dry Eye

Dr. Kimberly Riordan was featured in The Ponte Vedra Recorder to discuss the link between internet usage and dry eye. According to one poll, the average U.S. person is now spending over 13 hours per day looking at a screen. That’s an increase from 10 hours last year. This can cause dry eye symptoms like

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Changes Coming to Our Nocatee Location – Optical Shop Closure

Dear Patients,

Starting October 1st, 2023, we are discontinuing the sale of eyeglass frames at our Nocatee location. Please note that all other services will continue to be available at this location. Our dedicated team of eye care providers and staff are committed to providing you with the highest level of care for your eye health and ensuring you receive the necessary treatments and examinations.

We apologize for any inconvenience and greatly appreciate your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team who will gladly assist you.

Thank you for your continued trust and support. We look forward to serving you with our comprehensive eye care services at our Nocatee clinic location.

Please call our location if you have questions (904) 249-3937 – we’ll be happy to assist.