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The Macula of the Human Eye

The macula, macula lutea, is the small, yellowish central portion of the retina of the human eye. The macula is the most active part of…

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May 27, 2018

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Benefits of a Retinal Exam

A healthy retina is essential to maintaining clear vision and overall eye function. A retinal examination allows your doctor to evaluate the back of your…

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May 20, 2018

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What Causes Retinal Tears and Detachments?

Retinal tears and detachments occur when the retina (the inner lining of the eye) is damaged. The retina is the thin layer of light-sensing nerve…

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May 13, 2018

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Corrective Lenses

A corrective lens is a lens worn in front of or on the eye, mainly used to treat refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism…

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May 6, 2018

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Vision Over 60

As we age, our vision begins to deteriorate. Proper health and eye care are essential to long-lasting vision success. For those over age 60, it…

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April 29, 2018

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How to Detect a Torn or Detached Retina

A retinal detachment occurs when the retina (a nerve layer that lines the back wall of the eye) separates from the back of the eye.

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April 22, 2018

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Another “Top Doc” Recognition for ARC

“Top Doc” Recognition Associated Retina Consultants (ARC)is pleased to announce that another member of their team has been recognized as a “Top Doc”.  Over…

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April 17, 2018

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When to Have an Eye Exam

Unlike going to the dentist, it’s generally not necessary to see your eye doctor every 6 months for an eye exam. Typically, having a comprehensive…

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April 15, 2018

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Digital Eye Strain

Phones, computers, televisions – our lives are filled with screens and staring at them for too long can cause a condition known as digital eye…

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April 8, 2018

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Spring Allergies and Eye Care

For many people, the arrival of spring is a highly-anticipated event. The warmer weather and blooming plants are a welcome change to the chilly winter…

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April 1, 2018