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Spring is here!

Optometrists can help relieve eye allergy symptoms Spring is officially in the air! And the mold spores, dust, pollen, and a host of other allergens that come with spring are causing eye problems for many Americans. Itchy, watery eyes are … Continue reading

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What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts occur with age, infact by age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had … Continue reading

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration & Low Vision Awareness Month!

What is macular degeneration (AMD)? AMD is a common eye condition and one of the leading causes of vision loss among people age 50 and older. This condition affects the macula, the small portion of your retina responsible for clear … Continue reading

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

Glaucoma Fact Sheet People at high risk for glaucoma need to receive a dilated eye exam at least every two years.  Individuals at high risk for glaucoma include African Americans over age 40, everyone over age 60, and people with … Continue reading

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Bring in a gift for a child!

Helena Vision Center is a drop site for the Tots for Tots program! Bring in an unwrapped gift for a child when you come in for an exam or to pick up your glasses! To learn more about the program, … Continue reading

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Special Olympics BB Tournament!

Dr. Henriksen organized the Opening Eyes event for the 2013 Special Olympics Basketball Tournament. With the help of local doctors, staff and other volunteers, Dr. Niki’s team saw 82 athletes and prescribed over 100 pair of glasses and sport goggles … Continue reading

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Fall Savings Event!

Fall Savings Event! ***25% off all complete computer and office design lenses, now through November 15th***   Make sure and ask one of the doctors or staff at HVC about this great savings opportunity. Dont’ forget about our SHARE THE CARE program. … Continue reading

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Dr. Matthew Nottingham joins HVC team!

Drs. Coen, Gray, and Henriksen are proud to announce a new associate at Helena Vision Center, Dr. Matthew J. Nottingham. Born and raised in Helena, Montana, Dr. Nottingham graduated from Helena High School in 2003.  He went on to continue … Continue reading

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Keep Spring in Your Step

Optometrists can help relieve eye allergy symptoms Spring is officially in the air! And the mold spores, dust, pollen, and a host of other allergens that come with spring are causing eye problems for many Americans. Itchy, watery eyes are … Continue reading

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