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  • Using Flexible Spending to Your Advantage at the End of the Year

    Many patients have health plans that incorporate a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to help them cover the costs of healthcare. This money can go towards deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, and some prescriptions. Flexible spending accounts are an extension of your healthcare that you put money into without paying taxes. The money saving comes from the amount […]

    Continue Reading December 14, 2022

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    Tips for Beating the Winter Dry Eye

    Cold winter months can lead to not only dry skin, but dry eyes as well! One of the most common eye issues in cold weather is dry eyes. Freezing temperatures can cause eyes to lose their natural moisture and can cause discomfort.  Dry eyes can be red, itchy and sore while also causing blurry vision. […]

    Continue Reading December 8, 2022

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    Meet the New Independence Family Eyecare

    The same team and service you can count on with a fresh feel Over the past three months all of us at IFEC have been undergoing numerous changes that we would love to finally share with you. We stand by every prescription, service and product we provide our patients and want our brand to reflect […]

    Continue Reading November 30, 2022

  • Our Equipment

    is dedicated to giving its patients the best possible service. This not only includes amazing doctors and customer service but also fantastic equipment and tools as well. Here is a rundown of what equipment you might see at your next appointment! Auto refractor Our auto refractor is typically used on new patients. The auto refractor […]

    Continue Reading November 17, 2022

  • The Lasik Procedure Step By Step

    All you need to know as a current or prospective patient. Who Classifies? In order to qualify for the LASIK procedure you will need to make an appointment with your doctor to discuss your condition. The basic requirements to be eligible for the surgery are: Your need to be 18 years old or older Your […]

    Continue Reading November 8, 2022

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    Costume Contacts – Are they safe?

    Costume contacts are a fun way to enhance your costume or to simply change up your look! With it being Halloween, it’s important to know how colored contacts can affect your vision and eye health. When working with colored contacts, it is important to choose FDA approved options and turn to your optometrist for help. […]

    Continue Reading October 31, 2022

  • What Your Screen Time Means For Your Eyesight

    In an age of tech triumphs, online school and remote work it is hard to find a person who doesn’t have their eyes locked on a cell phone, computer or tablet. These devices are essential to our daily life; keeping us connected to one another and on top of our responsibilities. However, all this time […]

    Continue Reading October 28, 2022