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To Our Valued Patients:

Asheville Vision Associates has always been committed to the health and safety of our patients, our staff, and our community.

Due to the current spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that it has been our commitment for years to sanitize each piece of equipment both immediately before and immediately after each use to prevent the spread of germs from one patient to another. We have always been proud of this commitment.



Headaches can be caused by any number of issues, from changes in sleep and skipping meals to poor posture and stress. But they can also be related to undetected or uncorrected problems with your vision. To find out what is causing your headaches or to rule out eye issues, make an appointment with your optometrist. Relief may be closer than you think!



What’s one of the biggest misconceptions about color blindness? Many people without the condition imagine it is like watching television or a movie in black and white. In reality, it is much more complex than this, and there are different types of color blindness that influence how you see color - and the world, for that matter! Whether you have the condition or a loved one does, it is important to have some background knowledge. What do you need to know? 



There are three common vision problems that impact young people. They aren't diseases. They have to do with the shape of your eyes. The physical shape of your eyes can change how they focus light. That makes you see differently. If you're having problems seeing, there's a good chance you have one of these vision problems. They're called myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

One or more of those probably sound familiar, but you may not recognize exactly what they mean. Let's talk about how each can change how you see the world: