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Heterochromia- Its Causes And Types

Heterochromia- Its Causes And Types

Have you heard of Heterochromia? It is a rare condition in which the colors of the eyes are different. The term Heterochromia is obtained from ancient Greek. The word “hetero” indicates different while “chroma” means color. Mostly, it is visible in animals like dogs and cats. However, it can be found in humans as well. […]


Can You Swim with Contact Lenses

Can You Swim with Contact Lenses?

This summer when it’s hot outside and you have the opportunity to jump into a nice cool pool, it may be tempting to do so without taking out your contact lenses. That process can be a bit of a pain and you may think that it’s no big deal if your contacts get some water […]


Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Summer is one of the most fun times of the year. With the warmer temperatures, you can finally enjoy all of those outdoor activities that your family loves. But, while you’re fishing on the boat, building sand castles at the beach or relaxing by the pool don’t forget about the potential dangers that the sun […]


Steps To Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases

Steps To Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Diseases

A diabetic patient is at a very high risk of developing eye diseases especially glaucoma and cataract, there is, however, ways to keep your eyes safe during your diabetes. Follow these simple steps: Visit Your Optometrist Once or twice a year, it is highly recommended that you visit your eye doctor for a detailed check-up. […]


Vision-Based Learning Problems in Children

Vision-Based Learning Problems in Children

Undetected vision problems in children are known to directly affect a child’s ability to progress confidently in learning environments. The extra effort that is exerted towards concentrating and gathering information visually, at the same time will diminish the mental resources left for understanding and making intuitive connections with that information. Dyslexia is a widely known […]


What to Expect at an Eye Exam

What to Expect at an Eye Exam

Protecting your vision is critical. In many situations, lost vision cannot be repaired. Yet, with preventative care and routine visits to the eye doctor, not only can you potentially see better, but you may be able to avoid vision loss or distortion. Everyone needs an eye exam from Dr. Virk at least one time per […]


6 Ways to Protect Your Eyes this Winter

6 Ways To Protect Your Eyes This Winter

You probably know that you should protect your eyes during the summer, but did you know that you should protect your eyes during the winter too? Cold, dry air and bright sunlight in Bellevue can damage your eyes and affect your eyesight. This winter, protect your eyes with these easy tips from Dr. Virk. 1. […]


Thanksgiving Foods That Promote Eye Health

Thanksgiving Foods That Promote Eye Health

Thanksgiving is a great time to share a traditional meal with family and to give thanks. This is a time where most people are probably not thinking about their eye health. That being said, many of the foods served in a traditional Thanksgiving feast actually promote good eye health. These staples are rich in nutrients […]


How to Use Progressive Lenses

How to Use Progressive Lenses

As people age, their eyesight begins to change. You may notice that words on a page are looking a little smaller or blurrier than they used to. Progressive lenses are similar to bifocals in that they have two separate sets of glass in one pair of glasses, However, they have three separate sections that the […]


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Which Frame Style is Most Suitable for My Face Shape?

Advanced Eye Care Solutions is here to provide all of your eye care needs to the citizens of the greater Belleview, WA area. We have a full inventory of great frame styles and are here to assist you in finding the perfect pair for your face! In this month’s blog, we will discuss the best […]