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“Do I need glasses to drive?”

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I think when many people ask “do I need glasses to drive?” they are really asking “does the DMV require me to wear glasses or contacts while I drive?”     Each state has different requirements, but let’s take a look at the requirements for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The DMV in […]

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Preeclampsia and the Eyes

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Preeclampsia is a complication during pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, and signs of damage to other organ system–most often the kidneys.  It usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women who previously had normal blood pressure.   Even slight rises in blood pressure during this period of pregnancy can […]

Allergy Season Survival Tips for Your Eyes

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With the freezing winter weather fading away, April and May bring some familiar Hampton Roads sights:   beautiful skies, birds chirping, new leaves on the trees, colorful flowers in bloom, and……POLLEN.    In some areas, the pollen can drop like blankets over driveways and cars.   And if you are like me and […]