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What Causes Double Vision?

Are you seeing double? Experiencing brief double vision when you are tired or sick is common, but consistent double vision is not normal and can indicate a range of underlying eye conditions or health issues. At Blaine Eye Clinic, we are committed to not only correcting vision problems but identifying the root cause of symptoms…. Read More

What is a Diabetic Eye Health Exam?

If you are one of the many people all over the world with diabetes, regular diabetic eye exams are crucial for protecting your vision and overall health. High blood sugar levels associated with diabetes can damage the blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye, leading to diabetic retinopathy and other complications… Read More

What is Myopia Control and Why is it Important?

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is one of the most common vision conditions around the world. Many people with myopia require visual aids daily in order to see the world clearly and perform their daily tasks. Keep reading to learn more about managing myopia and maintaining clear, healthy vision long-term! What is Myopia? Myopia, also known as… Read More

8 Things Your Eye Doctor Wishes You Knew Before Your Next Exam

Eye exams play a crucial role in maintaining the health of your eyes and the clarity of your vision. Every time you visit your eye doctor for an exam, you are helping to ensure that your eyes are healthy and not at risk for any eye conditions that could potentially cause harm to your vision…. Read More

Dry Eyes Aren’t Seasonal and Here’s Why

If you’ve ever experienced the discomfort of dry eyes, you know how bothersome and persistent it can be. Many individuals mistakenly believe that dry eyes are only a seasonal nuisance, but in reality, this common condition can affect anyone throughout the year. Understanding the underlying causes of dry eyes is key to finding relief and… Read More

Does Pink Eye Treatment Work?

Pink eye is a very common eye condition that can happen to anyone, but it’s more common in kids. One of the reasons why pink eye spreads so easily is because it’s highly contagious. That means it can easily pass from person to person, especially if they touch a surface that an infected person has… Read More

When It’s Time to Start Considering Cataract Surgery

As a natural consequence of aging, cataracts develop within the eye. This means that at some stage in life, cataracts will affect everyone. At Blaine Eye Clinic, our eye doctors have the experience and training necessary to diagnose and monitor your cataracts to ensure that you receive cataract surgery when the time is right. Keep… Read More

Why Glaucoma is Called the Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that can lead to permanent vision loss if left untreated. Many people often refer to glaucoma as the “silent thief of sight” because it often progresses slowly and without noticeable symptoms until significant damage has already occurred.  Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma and why it is called… Read More

Should I Be Concerned About Eye Strain?

Eye strain has become much more common in recent years due to the increase in work-from-home jobs and more people spending more time in front of screens for entertainment and work purposes. However, screentime is not the only cause of eye strain. You can also get eye strain from other things, like wearing glasses with… Read More

What is Macular Degeneration?

One of the most important things you can do for your eye health is to educate yourself about different eye conditions so that you can recognize the symptoms right away and get prompt treatment as needed. One very common eye condition that typically develops due to age is macular degeneration. Keep reading to learn more… Read More