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Simple Tips for Computer Eye Strain Relief

I was shocked to recently learn that nearly 85 percent of jobs now require computer use, and anywhere from 50-90 percent of those working on the computer reportedly suffer from visual symptoms.  This inspired me to share a few of my favorite tips for effectively reducing eye strain while on the computer. Get a comprehensive...

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Q&A: Getting to know Dr. Phillips

Get to know the faces behind West Hills Vision Care! First up is Dr. Katie Phillips, WHV’s resident eye expert. Read on to find out why she went into optometry, what she thinks are the keys to caring for your vision, plus how she likes to spend her time outside of the office. Q: What...

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Flexible Spending Accounts – Use It or Lose It!!

November is the open enrollment season for “Flexible Spending Accounts” (FSA) and in light of this, I thought I would provide a few tips on how to best use your FSA.  Plus, I would like to encourage everyone fortunate enough to have one as part of their employee benefits to use it before you lose...

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A few tips for safer night driving

I love the fall. The changing leaves are beautiful, and while the air is crisp and cold it is usually dry, allowing me to continue taking my kids to the park or play in the yard. Plus, it means the holiday season is nearing; Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday, so I look forward to it around this time...

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Vision Expo West in Las Vegas

After nearly missing our plane (seven seconds to spare) on Thursday evening, Sophie and I headed south to Vision Expo West, which is touted as “the most comprehensive international ophthalmic event in the U.S.,” in Las Vegas. Our busy schedule began bright and early Friday morning with exceptional continuing education courses.  I learned about cutting-edge...

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