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We would like to tell you about a new and exciting feature now offered at Exton Vision Center. In addition to providing our patients with a positive in office experience to best take care of your vision needs, we now offer an on-line store.

MyEyeStore offers the convenience of ordering contact lenses and solutions right from your home computer. The store also has eyeglass and sunglass frames, readers and sports vision goggles not available in the office. In addition MyEyeStore carries other items such as nutracueticals, vitamins, facial cremes and cleansers, low-vision aides, cosmetics and much more.

Please ask about MyEyeStore on your next visit to the office and get set up with a username and password so you can have access to this exclussive on-line shopping experience for the eyes. Or call us at 610-363-6203.

Thank you,

Dr. Allan Tocker, OD

Mark Cohen


Exton vision Center is pleased to announce a new sunglass line for young children called Babiators. These light weight, durable and affordable frames provide important protection from the sun's harmfull UV rays as well as relief from sun glare. Babiators are specially designed for small children ages six months to about seven years old and are unconditionally guaranteed against breakage for one year. Please come in to check out Babiators as well as our other sport and fashion sunglass lines.

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye is a condition in which there are insufficient tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear vision. People with dry eyes either do not produce enough tears or have a poor quality of tears. Dry eye is a common and often chronic problem, particularly in older adults.

With each blink of the eyelids, tears are spread across the front surface of the eye, known as the cornea. Tears provide lubrication, reduce the risk of eye infection, wash away foreign matter in the eye, and keep the surface of the eyes smooth and clear. Excess tears in the eyes flow into small drainage ducts, in the inner corners of the eyelids, which drain in the back of the nose.

Dry eyes can result from an improper balance of tear production and drainage.

People with dry eyes may experience symptoms of irritated, gritty, scratchy, or burning eyes, a feeling of something in their eyes, excess watering, and blurred vision. Advanced dry eyes may damage the front surface of the eye and impair vision.

Treatments for dry eyes aim to restore or maintain the normal amount of tears in the eye to minimize dryness and related discomfort and to maintain eye health.

Source: American Optometric Association

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