The Vision Center at Seaside Farms strives to be as environmentally friendly as possible.  We are currently working towards our small business green certification issued by the US Green Business Certification program – becoming the first eye care practice in the Charleston area to be certified.  Here are some of the ways The Vision Center…

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Charleston Animal Society

Dr. Bodkin and the staff at the Vision Center at Seaside Farms feel very fortunate to live and work in such a great community and we feel very strongly about giving back to our community. Though there are many worthy causes, here are four charities that we have chosen to support. Every year we donate…

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Fruits and vegetables, as well as beans and nuts, are essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle due to their high concentrations of antioxidants and vitamins.  However, very few people routinely eat enough of these foods to obtain an adequate supply of these nutrients.  Listed below are key nutrients and suggested daily amounts needed for optimal…

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Always wash hands before handling contact lenses. Rub and rinse the surface of the contact lens before storing. Use only sterile products recommended by your optometrist to clean and disinfect your lenses. Saline solution and rewetting drops are not designed to disinfect lenses. Avoid using tap water to wash or store contact lenses. Contact lens…

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In the most basic of terms Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) is the science of changing the curvature or shape of the cornea to affect how light is focused on the retina at the back of the eye by using a contact lens that is worn while you sleep. The cornea is responsible for most of the eye’s…

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Higher-order aberrations or HOAs are more complex vision errors than lower-order aberrations, which have more familiar names such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. HOAs have relatively unfamiliar names such as coma, spherical aberration and trefoil. These types of aberrations can produce vision errors such as difficulty seeing at night, glare, halos, blurring, starburst…

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Sunglasses, especially here in the lowcountry, are an important part of your eye health and fashionable look. All of the sunglasses we sell provide 100% broad spectrum UV protection to help protect you from the sun’s damaging rays. We also recommend polarization on your lenses when possible to help cut down on glare – this…

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Banana Republic

Characterised by superior design and luxury embellishments, Banana Republic’s “Lifestyle” collections include clothing, footwear, bags, jewellery and fragrances. Since its launch in 2008, the eyewear collection paved the way to success, thanks to “Made in Italy” materials and components, sophisticated colours, special treatments for the temples and component parts which emphasise the brand, to create…

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Coach

The Coach Eyewear Collection is based on the fundamental principles of distinctive American style and enduring quality. The collections provide clean, modern shapes with classic styling and proprietary Coach treatments. With bold, wearable colorations and innovative temple design elements, the collection offers eyewear for both new and loyal Coach customers alike.

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Flexon

The Flexon eyewear brand is synonymous with amazing flexibility in their frames. Virtually bendable and twistable to extents that are unimaginable for the conventional eyeglass wearer, Flexon eyeglass frames surprisingly bounce back into shape even after they have been accidentally or intentionally twisted.

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