Posts From September, 2013

How to Lower Your Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for older men and women. While the exact causes of macular degeneration are not currently known, many links have been discovered.  This condition has been known to occur more often in people with light eyes than those with darker eyes, and many people who […]

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What is Conjunctivitis?

To put it simply, conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the layer of the eye that lines the inner eyelids and covers the white areas of the eye. This thin, transparent part of the eye, when inflamed, can cause a variety of irritating, debilitating symptoms. Some of these include redness, watery eyes, mild discomfort, blurred vision, […]

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What is Argon Laser Surgery?

Today, laser surgery is considered one of the greatest advancements in eye care treatment. Argon Laser Surgery is one commonly used, specialized laser eye surgery. This treatment works to prevent future sight loss by reducing pressure in the eye and helping the eye’s fluid flow properly. During this procedure, a thermal laser is held to […]

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