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Vision Changes As You Age

Vision Changes As You Age

As we age, our bodies experience declines in overall performance, including the performance of our eyes. The age-related vision changes become more noticeable as we reach age 60 and older. Some vision changes are entirely normal and do not indicate disease, whereas...

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Questions about Dry Eye?

Questions about Dry Eye?

Dry eyes can be situational (dry airplane air, air-conditioning, wind/smoke exposure or looking at a computer screen for a few hours), aging (similar to arthritis), certain medical conditions (diabetes, RA, lupus, Sjogren's, thyroid), certain medications...

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Eye Safety In The Home

Eye Safety In The Home

Have you thought about eye safety in your home? Over 2.4 million eye injuries each year in the United States. Experts say wearing safety glasses and taking a few common-sense precautions can prevent or reduce the severity of eye injuries. Common causes of eye injury...

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What is a Diabetic eye exam?

What is a Diabetic eye exam?

What is a Diabetic eye exam? How does diabetes affect your eyes?? Patients with diabetes can develop damage in the back of their eyes, specifically in their retinas. Blood vessels in diabetics become weak, fragile, and leaky due to high blood sugar. In the retina and...

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Screen Time and Children

Screen Time and Children

Screen time is the amount of time a person spends staring at digital displays including computers, tablets, smartphones, and TVs. In our modern and technology-focused world children are spending time on digital displays for educational and recreational purposes....

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Curious about Cataracts?

Curious about Cataracts?

Cataract is a natural aging process of the lens inside your eyes, where the lens gets cloudy and yellow. Most cataracts develop slowly over the years. With early cataracts, visual acuity and vision that is measured in office may still be useful, even 20/20. Yet, the...

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Are online eye tests any good?

Are online eye tests any good?

Have you considered getting online eye tests? The idea of being able to get an eyeglass prescription and buy glasses without a trip to the eye doctor may sound appealing. Before ditching the traditional eye exams, there are a few things you need to know! Online Eye...

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What is Glaucoma?

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a condition of the eye that damages the optic nerve, which is the connection between your eye and your brain and is responsible for good vision. This damage is often caused by high eye pressure, but not always. Glaucoma tends to be inherited. Glaucoma...

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FAQ: Cataracts

FAQ: Cataracts

Think you may be at risk for developing cataracts? Here is an overview of the most frequently asked questions about cataracts, including potential cataract treatment and congenital cataracts. Give our office a call and schedule an appointment to have your questions...

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Bad Habits: Aging Your Eyes

Bad Habits: Aging Your Eyes

Do you feel like your eyes have aged? Some bad habits can make your eyes appear more aged than they are. The best way to preserve your eye health and appearance is to cut these bad habits out of your life!bits out of your life! Rubbing Your Eyes There are tiny blood...

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