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It’s back to school time! Looking for an eye exam in Duluth, MN? Look no further! We provide eye exams for the whole family. Contact us today to set up an appointment!

But, the time spent outdoors in the summer wasn’t just fun! Sunlight is definitely needed to keep your kids from becoming nearsighted. A study published in The American Journal of Ophthalmology showed a statistically significant decrease in myopia among school aged children when exposed to just 11 hours of sunlight per week. Read the study by the AAO.

A new way to determine the severity of Parkinson’s disease may be found at the eye doctor. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a piece of equipment that measures the thickness of different retinal layers. Ophthalmologists and optometrists use this information to identify and monitor Macular Degeneration and glaucoma. A new study in Neurology shows when the OCT measures thinner retina layers it corresponds to greater severity of Parkinson’s disease. Read the study by Nuerology.org.

Spraying your glaucoma drops instead of dropping them? New technology more efficiently delivers Glaucoma eye drops with minimal waste and side effects. Read more about the new drop technology.

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