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Summer Is Here and So Is the Potential for Sun Damage to Your Retinas

Summer is finally here, after what turned out to be a grueling winter for many parts of the country. With warmer temperatures comes outdoor adventure and activities. As the sun increases intensity, the potential grows for damage to your eyes and your retinas. It only takes a short amount of time looking at the sun to damage the retinas.

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February 17, 2017

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Symptoms of Eye Cancer

Eye cancer in adults refers generally to several types of cancer that can develop in the eye. Eye cancer can impact all parts of the eye and can be either metastatic (spread from other areas) or primary.

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February 17, 2017

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Uveitis Symptoms

In the eye, the uvea is the pigmented layer that lies between the inner retina and the outer fibrous layer composed of the sclera and cornea. When the uvea becomes inflamed, it is known as uveitis.

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February 17, 2017

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Uveitis treatment

Uveitis is the inflammation of the uvea, which is the pigmented layer that lies between the inner retina and the outer fibrous layer composed of the sclera and cornea.

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February 17, 2017

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Wet Macular Degeneration Symptoms

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration or AMD, occurs frequently among older people. There are two forms of macular degeneration: wet and dry.

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February 17, 2017

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What Are Symptoms of Retinitis Pigmentosa?

Retinitis pigmentosa is a common hereditary progressive retinal disease that typically has a poor prognosis. Most cases start in one eye and eventually involves both eyes. Many people have a family history of the disease.

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February 17, 2017

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What Causes Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is an eye condition that commonly affects senior citizens, though it can appear in anyone.

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February 17, 2017

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What Causes Retinal Detachment?

If you or someone you know suddenly experience a sensation like a curtain has been pulled over the eye, or are suddenly seeing floaters or light flashes, this could be a retinal detachment.

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February 17, 2017

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What Do Retina Specialists Do and When Should You See One?

A retina specialist, like the doctors at Associated Retina Consultants in Phoenix, Arizona, is someone who treats only diseases and conditions of the retina. The retina is a light-sensitive layer of tissue, lining the inner surface of the eye.

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February 17, 2017

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What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome is an eye disease in which tear film evaporation is high or tear production is low. It causes damage to the exposed eye surface and is associated with symptoms of ocular discomfort.

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February 17, 2017