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Glaucoma Prevention

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, affecting around 2% of the population. Glaucoma is the result of progressive damage to the optic nerve…


October 8, 2017

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Genetic Macular Diseases

Some genetic disorders are inherited from our parents, while other genetic diseases are caused by acquired changes or mutations in a preexisting gene or group…


October 1, 2017

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Diabetic Retinopathy Stages

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes which affects the small blood vessels in the lining at the back of the eye. This lining…


September 25, 2017

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Retinal Disorders

The retina is a transparent layer of light-sensing tissue in the back of your eye that sends images to your brain. In the center of…


September 18, 2017

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Black Floating Spots in Vision

If you notice small black floating spots drifting across your field of vision – known as eye floaters – you might be concerned. Most of…


September 4, 2017

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Treatment of Floaters

Most eye floaters occur as part of the natural aging process. Floaters are rarely troublesome enough to cause additional problems, unless they are a symptom…


August 28, 2017

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Retinal Atrophy

Retinal health is essential to good vision. The retina is the tissue lining the back of the eye that contains photoreceptors. These specialized cells are…


August 20, 2017

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Finding an Eye Care Professional

Even if you are not experiencing vision problems, it is important to get regular eye exams. Children and adults should regularly consult an eye care…


August 13, 2017

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High Blood Pressure and Eye Disease

High blood pressure can be very harmful to the body, causing heart and kidney problems among other issues. If untreated, high blood pressure can also…


August 6, 2017

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Light Flashes in Eyes

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


July 31, 2017