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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

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Conjunctivitis is a common and uncomfortable eye condition that can be caused by infections, allergies or irritants. The conjunctiva is a thin tissue that covers…


July 23, 2017

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Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids. If you suffer from blepharitis, you may experience any of the following symptoms: Watery eyes Eyes are red…


July 16, 2017

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Retinal Vein Occlusion

Retinal vein occlusion occurs when one of the tiny retinal veins in the eye becomes blocked by a blood clot. This means that blood cannot…


July 9, 2017

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Diagram of the Eye

Even though the eye is small, only about 1 inch in diameter, it serves a very important function – the sense of sight. The eye…


July 2, 2017

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Retinal Tear Prevention – Part Two

A retinal tear cannot be prevented but having routine eye exams will allow your doctor to look for signs of the condition. Although retinal…


June 26, 2017

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Retinal Tear Prevention – Part One

A retinal tear is a rip that occurs in the retina of the eye. This happens when the vitreous liquid pulls on the retina. A…


June 19, 2017