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The Long Road to Becoming an Optometrist

Dr. Michael Lange is one of only a few accredited nutrition specialists in the country who also work as optometrists. Two decades ago, Dr. Michael Lange began one of the leading eye care centers in the country. Michael Lange, OD, … Continue reading

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Some Motocross Racing Safety Fundamentals By Dr. Michael Lange, Optometrist

Motocross racing is a physically demanding sport. Participants are encouraged to invest substantially in protective gear to reduce the risk and severity of injuries. As with bicycles, one should invest in a high-quality helmet. A full-face helmet provides the most … Continue reading

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Sunglasses for Mountain Biking By Dr. Michael Lange, Optometrist

Sunglasses provide numerous benefits to mountain bikers. By providing sharp visual contrast, they may help riders avoid dangerous terrain, and protective lenses offer shielding from potentially damaging elements such as sharp tree branches. Wearing glasses reduce the risk of injuries … Continue reading

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“An Optometrist’s Overview of Nutrition for Dry Eyes,” by Dr. Michael Lange

Problems with dry eyes, a condition whose symptoms can be described as feeling sandy, burning, gritty, or itchy, is a common cause for visits to an optometrist or ophthalmologist. While treating dry eyes with topical and oral medications—as well as … Continue reading

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Survey Stresses Value of Eye Care

Younger people practice widely different eye care habits than their older counterparts, according to a recent survey by the American Optometric Association. Released in 2011, the survey shows a marked disparity between the older generations of traditionalists and baby boomers … Continue reading

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