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What Vision Tests Should I Have?

Regardless of your age or physical health, it is critical to have your vision checked regularly. Routine vision tests are important for general health maintenance.

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December 25, 2019

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How Often Should I Have a Diabetic Eye Exam?

Diabetes is a leading cause of preventable new onset blindness in working-age adults. Diabetes can harm your eyes by causing damage to the small blood…

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December 18, 2019

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Common Eye Emergencies

Eye emergencies have the potential to cause permanent vision loss if they are not promptly recognized and treated. Common ocular (eye) emergencies include retinal detachments,…

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December 11, 2019

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What are Flashes and Floaters?

Have you ever spotted a small speck, dot or squiggle floating in the air, only to have it flit away when you tried to look…

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December 4, 2019

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Is Stargardt’s Disease Genetic?

Also known as juvenile macular degeneration, Stargardt’s disease is a genetic eye disorder that causes progressive vision loss. It affects the macula, an area of…

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November 25, 2019

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How is Uveitis Diagnosed?

Uveitis is an inflammation of the uvea, which is made up of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Together, these form the middle layer of…

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November 18, 2019

How Does Technology Affect Our Eyes? featured image

How Does Technology Affect Our Eyes?

Most of us spend several hours a day on laptops, smartphones or iPads. With so much of our day involving staring at a brightly lit…

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November 11, 2019

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Symptoms of Damaged Retina?

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of your eye that senses light and sends images to your brain, thereby enabling you…

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November 4, 2019

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What Causes Light Flashes in Eyes?

Many conditions cause photopsia — flashes of light in the eye. Flashes of light can be harmless, or an indicator of a serious eye problem…

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October 25, 2019

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What is a Retinal Specialist?

A retinal specialist is a medical doctor who has specialized in ophthalmology and sub-specialized in diseases and surgery of the vitreous body of the eye…

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October 18, 2019