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Annual Eye Exam: Why is it Important?

Posted April 24, 2019
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Believe it or not, we’re already one-third of the way through 2019! Time sure flies, doesn’t it? As we look forward to graduations, summer breaks, and family vacations, we want to remind you to plan for that annual eye exam, too.   No matter your age, yearly eye exams are just as important as your Read more…

Say Cheese! A Brief History of Retinal Imaging

Posted March 19, 2019
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Being able to see inside of the eye is key in properly diagnosing any conditions or medical concerns you may have. When you come to Invision for your annual appointment, we use advanced imaging equipment in order to see what’s going on inside of your eye. Some of it even uses the same technology as Read more…

Sharing Isn’t Always Caring

Posted February 22, 2019
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There are a number of myths out there about eye care and glasses. Ever heard that eating lots of carrots will fix you eyesight? That’s one of them! While you will get plenty of Vitamin A, eating baby carrots by the handful will only turn your skin orange, not change your vision. Another myth is Read more…

Nutrition and Your Eyes

Posted August 30, 2018
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We’ve all probably heard the phrase “eat your veggies!” at some point in our lives, especially during our childhood years. At Invision, we understand that when faced with a bowl of spinach or a bowl of ice cream, most people would choose the latter. However, proper diet and nutrition are important because we need more Read more…

Fun in the Sun(glasses)

Posted July 11, 2018
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By this point, we all know that sunburn is no joke. Along with the painful few days you’ll spend bathing in aloe and ice packs to then shed your skin like a lizard, it can cause dangerous and deadly illnesses, like sun poisoning or–in the long-term–skin cancer. So we know to apply and reapply that Read more…

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Posted December 20, 2017
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At Invision, we are always looking for ways to improve eyecare for our patients. This is why we are happy to invest in new technology that allows us to give patients the very best care possible. If you keep up with our blog, you may already know that we added Optomap Retinal Imaging to our Read more…

Fall Fashion Trunk Shows 2017

Posted November 29, 2017
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At Invision, we enjoy helping our clients find their perfect pair of glasses that celebrates their own unique personal style. There’s no better feeling than watching their face light up when they try on those special frames and know they’ve found the right style. That’s one of the reasons why we love hosting our semi-annual Read more…

A Guide to Glasses Coatings

Posted November 16, 2017
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When it comes to choosing a new pair of eyeglasses, what is the first consideration that comes to mind? Maybe you think about what kind of frames you’re going to choose. Will they be Kate Spade or Lafont? A classic style or perhaps something a bit more chic and funky? We encourage you to take Read more…

Our Solar Eclipse Party was a Smashing Success

Posted August 29, 2017
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Our patients, friends, and social media followers know how to have a GOOD TIME! That is evident by the fact that over 200 people attended our Solar Eclipse viewing parties hosted at our Christiansburg and Salem locations. While we are happy that everyone enjoyed the festivities of this amazing natural phenomenon we were even more Read more…

Glaucoma, Early Detection, & The Eye Puff Test

Posted August 16, 2017
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There is something we look forward to each and every year—your annual eye exam! Not only does it guarantee us an opportunity to see you, catch up, and learn about the latest happenings in your life –- it gives us the chance to check on your eye health—and overall health for that matter. We use Read more…

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