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Retinitis Pigmentosa Treatment

Retinitis pigmentosa refers to a group of rare, genetic eye diseases which cause slow but progressive vision loss due to the progressive degeneration of the rod photoreceptor cells in the retina.

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February 17, 2017

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Schedule Your Diabetic Retinal Exam Today

Over 25 million Americans suffer from diabetes. People suffering from diabetes are at increased risk of vision loss. There are many eye diseases directly linked to diabetes.

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February 17, 2017

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Spring into Allergy Eye Relief

Beautiful springtime weather inevitably brings watery eyes, swollen eyes and itchy eyes. Contrary to what some might think, Arizona’s dry climate actually increases the intensity of wind-borne allergens such as pollen.

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February 17, 2017

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Stages of Macular Holes

A macular hole is a condition where a full-thickness hole develops in the central retina or macula. A small break develops in the macula, located in the center of the eye’s light-sensitive tissue.

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February 17, 2017

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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