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Amanda Rights, OD

Amanda Rights, OD
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Hello! I'm Dr. Amanda Rights and I'm an optometrist practicing in Boone, North Carolina. I graduated from Appalachian State University and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. I completed my clinical training with a focus on Low Vision and Ocular Disease management. When I'm not practicing optometry, I write OptomEyesLife, an independent ocular health and lifestyle blog that covers current trends in optometry, eye care, eyewear, nutrition, and everything in between.
Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Review
Have you heard about the new Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology contact lenses? It's the brainchild of a partnership between Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (the world’s leader in contact lenses) and Transitions Optical (the world’s leader in photochromic eyeglass lenses). As this year’s Transitions Brand Ambassador, I’m going to introduce you to this innovative photochromic contact...
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) Here’s What You Need To Know
Meibomian gland dysfunction, also known as MGD, is a form of dry eye disease where the oily part of your tears is deficient and dysfunctional. In the video below, Dr. Amanda Rights discusses what you need to know about meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD).  https://youtu.be/FOiWUXXwhnE If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What are meibomian glands? Meibomian glands are the oil-producing glands...
Hordeolum (Stye) - Exactly How To Treat This Annoying Eyelid Condition
Did you know that there are two types of hordeola (plural for hordeolum) but only one is actually called a stye? In the video below, Dr. Amanda Rights reviews what you need to know about having an internal or external hordeolum (i.e. stye).  https://youtu.be/RBIrbmk0FEs If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is a hordeolum? A hordeolum is a red, painful bump...
Subconjunctival hemorrhage
While a broken blood vessel on your eye can look scary, a subconjunctival hemorrhage is almost always harmless and often heals on its own. In the video below, Dr. Amanda Rights reviews what you need to know about having a broken blood vessel in your eye (also known as a subconjunctival hemorrhage).  https://youtu.be/ja-kS2DaZEA If you don’t like the video or want more...