Posts From January, 2015

Floaters and Flashes Explained

While they’re often harmless, floaters and flashes in vision are an issue that can sometimes reveal the presence of a more serious eye condition. Floaters appear as tiny specks or clouds in your field of vision, while flashes cause patients to see flashing lights or lightning streaks. They can be caused by anything from the […]

  • Posted on: Jan 28 2015
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Holiday Eye Health

While the holidays are a fun time to come together with friends and family, many people fail to think about their health during this time of year. Everything from unhealthy eating to children’s toys can have an impact on eye health, so it’s important to take the time to avoid holiday eye hazards. Keep reading […]

  • Posted on: Jan 18 2015
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A Closer Look at Cataracts

Cataracts are one of the most common conditions that affect our eyes. A cataract is the clouding of the lens in the eye, which develops from a buildup of proteins. They can occur in one or both eyes, and are typically caused by age-related changes in the eye. Causes of Cataracts While most cases of […]

  • Posted on: Jan 17 2015
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Conjunctivitis and Its Treatment

Conjunctivitis, sometimes known as pink eye, is an infection of the conjunctiva, which lines the eyelid and provides cover for the white area of the eyeball. When the small vessels of the conjunctiva become inflamed, they are highly visible, giving the eyes a “pink” appearance. The condition is most often defined by redness in one […]

  • Posted on: Jan 16 2015
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