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Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. Although glucose is an important source of energy for the body’ more

Dry Eye Travel

Dry Eye and Traveling in the Colder Months

Dry Eye can be uncomfortable and traveling during the colder months can make symptoms significantly worse. If you are one of the more than five million Americans who suffer from dry eye, you may be dreading your upcoming more

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

According to the National Eye Institute, nearly five million Americans 50 years of age and older are estimated to have dry eye. Of these, more than three million are women and more than one and a half million more

Costume Contacts Lenses

Halloween Over-the-Counter Costume Contacts May Contain Chemicals Harmful to Eyes

Sure, zombie eyes might be the crowning touch on your Halloween costume. But if you’re thinking of getting decorative contact lenses online, you might want to think twice. In fact, be afraid. Be very afraid. The American Academy more

Eye Exam

Why Get your Eyes Dilated at a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Why is it important to get your eyes dilated and have a comprehensive eye exam? Having your eyes dilated allows your eye care provider to clearly see the back of your eye, the small blood vessels, retina and more

Laser Vision Correction

Know Your Options for Laser Vision Correction

Good vision is something everyone wants, but not everyone has naturally. Eye conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, also known as refractive errors, are very common. Eyeglasses and contact lenses offer a suitable solution. However, some people more

Can you Develop Melanoma in Your Eye?

Eye melanoma which is also called ocular melanoma is a type of cancer that develops in the cells that produce pigment. Pigment is the substance that gives color to your skin, hair and eyes. Just as you can more

Cataract Causes

Five Common Myths and Facts About Cataracts Cause and Treatment

Though cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss worldwide, myths persist about their cause and treatment. Cataracts affect nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have cataracts, more

Healthy Eyes

Ophthalmologists Encourage Making Your Eyes Part of a Healthy Aging Strategy

Nearly two-thirds of American adults’ report eye or vision problems, but only one in eight have been examined by a medical doctor According to a national survey released by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly two out of more

LASIK Surgery

Undecided About LASIK or Not Sure What the Surgery Entails?

Undecided About LASIK or Not Sure What the Surgery Entails? Chances are, you’ve heard of LASIK. But do you know what it does or what the Surgery entails? LASIK is a form of laser vision correction, one of more

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