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What is Pink Eye?

Are you suffering from uncontrollable itchiness and redness in your eyes? If they’re watering a lot and allergies aren’t the cause of the irritation, you could have pink eye. Keep reading to learn about this common eye condition and what you can do if you think you have it. Pink Eye is Conjunctivitis Pink eye […]

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The Disadvantages Of Dry Eye During Allergy Season

If you suffer from chronic dry eyes year-round, then you dread spring and seasonal allergies. It is the harshest time of year for you if you have chronic dry eyes. But can you tell if you have irritated eyes from pollen, dry air, or something else? It can be challenging to determine what is drying […]

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What Are Ectropion And Entropion?

Do you have difficulty closing your eyes tightly? Does one of your eyes never seem to seal when you blink or close it? Are your eyes often dry even though it feels like you have plenty of tears coming out of them?  You may have an eye condition that is preventing your eyelids from closing […]

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3 Signs That Your Dry Eyes May Need Treatment

Do you suffer from dry, itchy eyes? Have home remedies failed to relieve your pain and discomfort?  Something serious could be going on with your eyes if drops, humidifiers, and compresses haven’t relieved your dry eye symptoms. It may be time to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor. Keep reading to learn why your […]

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March Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Have you ever sustained an eye injury while on the job? Maybe you’ve gotten headaches from staring at your computer screen for too many hours at a time? Whether you’re working from the office, your home, or anywhere else, you need to be aware of proper procedures to keep your eyes healthy and safe. Keep […]

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At What Age Should I Start Considering Cataract Surgery?

Do you suffer from cataracts? This eye condition can leave you visually impaired. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in American adults over the age of 60. Anyone above the age of forty can have cataracts, even if they don’t know it. Cataract surgery is the only way to remove cataracts. Other treatments that […]

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Is Eye Pain Always Serious?

Are you experiencing pain or discomfort in or around your eyes? Wondering if it’s a serious problem? Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. There is a long list of reasons for eye pain or discomfort. Non-serious eye conditions can cause serious pain and discomfort. Permanent vision-threatening eye diseases and conditions can cause […]

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Did You Know That January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Did you know that glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the US? Glaucoma impairs your vision beyond corrective action. Many patients with glaucoma use eye drops to treat their intraocular pressure. But others may need to have surgery to help lower this. Glaucoma surgeries cannot restore vision loss but they may be […]

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Is It Dry Eye or Meibomian Gland Dysfunction?

Do you suffer from dry and irritated eyes? It could be dry eye disease, or meibomian gland dysfunction. These are two different reasons that your eyes could be dry. While the symptoms for both conditions are similar, their root causes are different. Both dry eye syndrome and meibomian gland dysfunction often stem from inadequate tear […]

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3 Signs That It May Not Be Cataracts

Are you experiencing vision problems? It may or may not be cataracts. Cataract patients often experience blurry vision. Sometimes this blurry vision is described as “foggy.” Your vision may be a lot like looking through a foggy window. Other signs of cataracts include seeing halos around light sources. This can include walkway lights, street lights, […]

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