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  • Eye strain? Blue light glasses won’t help. – Dr. Marc Robinson

    Despite the marketing, blue light glasses are as effective as placebo. Almost every day in our office I hear something along the following lines: “My eyes get tired on the computer… I ordered these blue-blocking glasses and they don’t seem to be helping enough.” Unfortunately, that’s because they aren’t helping much at all. Research shows […]

    Continue Reading April 12, 2023

  • Contacts past age 40? – Dr. Marc Robinson

    Many patients wear contact lenses up until age 40 and then quit or “drop out” when they begin to have near vision problems. Accept that glasses are the only option, and move on? Over age 40 your best corrected and most comfortable vision will always be in glasses. But our lifestyles are complex, and the […]

    Continue Reading June 17, 2022

  • Your Vision Age 40 and Beyond – Dr. Marc Robinson

    Your arms are not shrinking. If you’re a person in your 40s or 50s and you haven’t needed prescription glasses in the past, you may find yourself holding things further back to read. You also may experience a pulling sensation or trouble sustaining clarity or comfort while working. These symptoms are completely natural and expected. […]

    Continue Reading January 1, 2021

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    What are “Zoom Glasses” – Dr. Marc Robinson

    Computer Glasses are having a moment at Gainesville Vision. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an influx of professionals who are fed up with staring at their computer screens all day. The abrupt rise of work-from-home has left many of our patients struggling to find a comfortable way to complete an entire work day […]

    Continue Reading August 12, 2020

  • What is Astigmatism? – Dr. Marc Robinson

    One common visual condition that my patients often deal with is astigmatism. Astigmatism essentially means that there’s more than one visual correction or “prescription” in each eye. This is usually correctable with glasses or contacts. If someone needs more correction vertically than horizontally, words may appear readable on a page however they may seem skewed […]

    Continue Reading February 19, 2020

  • Your Eye Health – Dr. Marc Robinson

    An exceptional, accurate, and comfortable eyeglass prescription is a vital part of your eye exam; and in our office the doctor always performs this portion of your exam directly. However there’s more to your vision than the prescription. We need to maintain healthy eyes to sustain vision and clarity throughout life. We employ advanced technology […]

    Continue Reading October 21, 2019