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Into Your 40’s With Changes in Your Near Vision? What are Some Options to Help?

Hi Everyone! I’ve been practicing optometry for almost 24 years, where I enjoy it more than ever! One of the things that our team loves at Professional Vision Timonium & Carney, is helping our patients with their near vision changes … Continue reading

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Can I Wear Contact Lenses If I Need Bifocals and My Eye Are Dry?

By Dr. Richard Barnstein “Can I wear contact lenses if I need bifocals and my eye are dry?” My short answer is “Yes”, and “It depends.” The great news is that there are more options than ever on the possibilities … Continue reading

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Five Simple Tips to Help With Eye Fatigue When Performing Near Tasks

By Dr. Richard Barnstein One of my responsibilities as an eye doctor is to emphasize the importance of having annual eye health examinations. Eye health issues (From conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts), binocular or focusing issues (like … Continue reading

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Approaching 40 and Having Trouble with Near Tasks? What are Your Options? (Presybyopia)

By Dr. Richard Barnstein When I turned 40 a few years back, I told all of my friends and family, “40’s the new 20!” Unfortunately, that doesn’t always apply to the changes that can occur with your near visual tasks. … Continue reading

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Computer Vision Syndrome: How to Relieve Eye Strain on the Computer: Gunnar Advanced Computer Eyewear.

By Dr. Richard Barnstein Every day many of my patients will tell me about their eye strain on the computer. There can be numerous reasons for their eye strain. Sometimes, 10 hours a day on the computer can be the … Continue reading

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4 Quick and Easy Tips for Daily Disposable Contact Lens Wearers

Hello everyone! The majority of my contact lens patients at Professional Vision wear daily disposable/ one day disposable contact lenses. These are generally the healthiest, most comfortable and convenient way to wear contact lenses. When I’m with a patient I’ll … Continue reading

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Can I Have Comfort and High Performance With a Multifocal Contact Lens? The New Proclear 1 Day Multifocal by Coopervision

By Dr. Richard Barnstein I’ve been practicing for over 18 years now and specialize in fitting multifocal contact lenses. People that already wear glasses with progressive or bifocal lenses often want options where they don’t have to wear glasses. I … Continue reading

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