Monthly Archives: April 2012

What is “Age Related Macular Degeneration”?

Age related macular degeneration is fairly common in people age 50 or older, or with preexisting risk factors (such as smoking, race, or family history) and is characterized as being “wet” or “dry.” Though both cause vision loss, neither lead … Continue reading

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Smoking can affect eye health

20% of Americans smoke cigarettes. Smoking can affect your health in many ways, but one aspect that many people overlook is that smoking can impact the health of your eyes. For instance, there is strong evidence that pipe smoke increases … Continue reading

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Finding relief from eye allergies

Spring is coming to Olympia, WA! But with spring comes allergies for many people, and eye allergies can be disruptive to your daily life. If you have sneezing, sniffing, and congestion you probably have sought out a medication to treat … Continue reading

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Smartglasses – Change your prescription at the touch of a finger

The newest technology in optics brings with it a new product from PixelOptics integrates smartphone technology into eyeglasses. “emPower” glasses adjust the focus based on distance, and the wearer can change prescriptions by quickly touching or swiping the temple. The … Continue reading

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VUE is on the map for Spring Arts Walk

VUE is hosting artist Sophie Stimson at Olympia Arts Walk, April 27 & 28, 2012.  We are #87 on the Arts Walk map this year and in the heart of the Procession routes.  Plan to make us a stop on … Continue reading

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