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What to do if You Get Something in Your Eye

In most cases, if something gets in your eyes, you can easily remove it. Foreign objects are dangerous as they can scratch the cornea. It may take several days for a scratched cornea to heal, and you may also need to visit your doctor. This part of the eye is a protective covering for the […]

Why is There Pain Behind My Eye?

Aches and pains around your body may be fairly common, but your eyes should never be painful. If you’re experiencing eye pain—especially behind your eyes—you should seek professional help as soon as possible. There are many possible reasons for pain behind your eye, and a professional diagnosis is always the safest choice. What Are The […]

When Should My Child Have Her First Eye Exam?

Young children can have problems with their eyes, just like adults. In fact, young children can have eye issues before they leave the womb. However, there is a difference between an adult with eye problems and a young child. Young children with eye problems that arent treated can cause significant visual problems down the line. […]

Common Symptoms of Dry Eyes

Have you been experiencing a burning, gritty, or sticky sensation? Or have your eyes been unusually red or watery? You may have dry eye syndrome that affects more than eighteen million American’s regardless of their age, lifestyle, or occupation. But you don’t have to live with it. What is Dry Eye Syndrome? In a healthy […]

Managing Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is a condition that affects as many as 50 million American citizens and is a leading cause of vision loss among those over 65 years of age. As the population grows older, macular degeneration rates are expected to increase proportionally, especially now that today’s seniors are living longer than at any time […]

Why Regular Eye Exams Are Good For Your Overall Health

In an effort to help protect our community against the global pandemic illness COVID-19, Lifetime Vision Center is currently open for emergency appointments only. But our Grand Forks optometry team is looking forward to opening our doors again for routine eye exams. Regular exams actually offer significant benefits to your overall well-being. Keep reading to […]

4 Signs You May be Losing Your Vision

Vision is a gift that it’s easy to take for granted. Every day, you go about your day and night seeing your loved ones and everything else in the world around you. All over the world, people lose full or partial vision for one thing or another. The best thing you can do is to […]

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a chronic disease that can potentially lead to blindness if is not detected and treated early enough. Because glaucoma has no symptoms in its early stages when it is best treated, it’s recommended that everyone undergo a glaucoma test at every eye exam. If glaucoma is caught early on, then the odds of […]