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Pollen season and eye allergies

It’s pollen season and our eye doctors would like to update you on Ocular Allergies, aka, eye allergies. Eye allergy occurs when something you are allergic to irritates the conjunctiva. This is the delicate membrane covering the eye and the inside of the eyelid. Like all allergies, allergic conjunctivitis starts when the immune system identifies…

Baby’s first eye exam

This month we’d like to talk with you about Infant Vision (birth to 24 months of age) and our InfantSee Program. Gontarek Eye Care is part of the American Optometric Association’s public health program and we provide a comprehensive, infant eye assessment between 6 and 12 months of age as a no-cost public service. If…

Understanding the 21st Century eye

Thanks to the digital age, the 21st Century Eye is getting used as never before. And that carries consequences because looking at a computer screen, smartphone or tablet is different from reading printed pages, and often makes your eyes work harder. According to the American Optometric Association, 55% of adults in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk and throughout…

Why an annual eye care exam?

Our eye doctors would like to gently remind you that your eye sight is precious and that there are many eye conditions that have no symptoms in the early stages. People often think, “If I am seeing fine, then my eyes must be healthy.” Unfortunately, that is not always true! March is national SAVE YOUR…

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