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Top Questions about Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is one of the most common causes of severe vision loss. It occurs when the small central portion of the retina (the “macula”) starts to deteriorate.  While macula degeneration does not result in total blindness, it does cause significant vision loss. Let’s take a closer look at some common questions about this serious […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2014
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Sight-Saving Tips for Seniors

You may not realize it, but one in six Americans over the age of 65 are living with some form of visual impairment that is unable to be corrected through the use of glasses or contact lenses. This visual impairment commonly leads to a loss of independence in seniors, as they are unable to engage […]

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2014
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Avoiding Computer Vision Syndrome

In today’s world, it’s not uncommon to spend a large part of the day staring at a screen, whether it’s a computer, smartphone, television, tablet, or similar digital device. However, this can take a toll on our eyes, leaving patients vulnerable to the effects of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), a term used to describe the […]

  • Posted on: Sep 26 2014
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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are a common eye disease that causes cloudiness in the eye’s natural lens. As June is Cataract Awareness Month, it’s important to take some time to learn about this condition that affects millions of Americana. Here are the answers to some commonly asked questions about this disease. What causes cataracts? There isn’t a single […]

  • Posted on: Sep 25 2014
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Healthy Foods for Healthy Eyes

Eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables isn’t only good for your overall health, but it can have added benefits for your eyes! Vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in preventing common eye diseases, such as cataracts. Carrots have been a long time star […]

  • Posted on: Sep 24 2014
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What You Need to Know about Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are a slow forming, painless condition that can cause loss of vision and potentially, blindness. At first, cataracts may be treated with stronger glasses. However cataracts cannot heal on their own and will eventually require surgery. Cataract surgery is quick, safe, and can have a life-changing effect on patients. A cataract is the term […]

  • Posted on: Sep 23 2014
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What are Floaters and Flashes?

We have all heard our eye doctor mention “floaters” and “flashes” in the eyes. But what do those terms mean? For some patients, issues with either floaters or flashes can be an indicator of a serious problem! Let’s take a closer look at these eye care terms: What are floaters? Floaters are tiny clusters of […]

  • Posted on: Sep 16 2014
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2013
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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, […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2013
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2013
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