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WHAT CAUSES A STYE AND HOW CAN YOU TREAT IT?

It feels like something is constantly rubbing against your eye. You look in the mirror and see a small red bump on your eyelid near your eyelashes. You have a hordeolum, better known as a stye. Our therapeutic optometrist, Dr. Greg Wacasey in Longview would like to look at what you need to know about styes.


PROTECTING YOUR EYES FROM SUN

Most people know that excessive sunlight exposure is bad for the skin. However, many do not realize that the eyes also need to be protected from the sun. According to the American Optometric Association, ultraviolet radiation (UV) plays a massive role in developing eye conditions like cataracts, macular degeneration, degenerative corneal changes, photokeratitis, and many more. Protecting your eyes from the sun is an essential component of eye care. Dr. Greg Wacasey, Therapeutic Optometrist, has been providing Longview residents with reliable eye care services for many years.


BACK TO SCHOOL EYE EXAMS

It is vital that children get routine eye exams, especially before school starts. If your child has poor vision and doesn’t have the correct eyewear, it will be harder to learn and pay attention in school. At Dr. Wacasey, Therapeutic Optometrist in Longview, TX, we provide students’ eye exams. With routine eye care, your child will be able to keep up in school. Our optometrist will ensure that your child’s eye health and vision are at their best.


CHILDREN'S EYE EXAMS

As a parent, it's essential to ensure that your child gets routine eye exams. At Dr. Wacasey, Therapeutic Optometrist in Longview, TX, our optometrist specializes in children's eye exams and students' eye exams. Dr. Gregory K. Wacasey is dedicated to ensuring that your child’s eye health and vision are at their best. Good vision is essential for success in school and growing up.


UV PROTECTION FOR THE WARMER MONTHS

No matter what time of the year it is, your eyes need UV protection when you're outdoors. In the summer, people spend more time outside, so they more frequently need eye protection from eyewear. At Dr. Greg Wacasey, Therapeutic Optometrist in Longview, TX, we provide sunglasses to ensure that your eyes and vision stay protected all year.


THE IMPORTANCE OF EYE HEALTH AND EYE EXAMS

The Importance of Eye Health and Eye Exams Keeping your eyes in good health is an important aspect of overall wellness. Dr. Greg Wacasey is here for all your eye care


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