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Optician vs. Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist

There has been a lot of confusion regarding the terms ophthalmologist, optometrist, and optician. Optometrist and optician could be used interchangeably, but an ophthalmologist is a bit different. Opticians are not eye doctors and they cannot conduct eye exams. However, … Continue reading

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January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

There are nearly 2 million people over the age of 40 within the United States that have been diagnosed with glaucoma, making it one of the leading causes of blindness. The National Eye Institute claims that this number will quickly … Continue reading

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What is Pink Eye or Red Eye?

Red eye, also known as pink eye, can often sound a little scary to some; however, it is a very common eye problem that can be easily treated and prevented. The medical name for this disease is called, Conjunctivitis – … Continue reading

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The Vision Loss of Aging Adults

Nowadays, it isn’t just about the greys in your hair or the wrinkles on your skin – it’s about time that we pay attention to our vision!  Eye care professionals, like Dr. Lam at MPO, cannot stress enough on the … Continue reading

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Insurance for Vision – Make The Most Out of Your Plan

The year is coming to an end and it is about time to schedule your annual eye exam! Here at MPO, we cannot stress the importance of these annual checkups to help maintain your vision’s health. Pricing for eye care … Continue reading

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