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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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How Do I Know What Kind Of IOL Is Best For Me?

Do you have an upcoming cataract surgery scheduled? Many patients with cataracts have been living with limited vision. Your vision may be blurry, foggy, or lack clarity. It might have been unsafe for you to drive, or even walk around at night. Luckily, your vision problems will soon be behind you. Cataract surgery not only […]

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Why Are My Eyelids So Droopy?

Are your eyelids droopy? Do they sag, making it hard for you to see? Do they feel constantly heavy? You may have an eyelid condition. This could include dermatochalasis, ectropion, entropion, or ptosis. These conditions are all correctable through ophthalmic plastic surgery. If your eyelids are getting the way of your vision, you may need […]

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What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. This exists because diabetic eye diseases affect a large number of people with diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina of your eye. Your retina makes up the lining of the back of each of your eyes. It handles sensing light and communicating with your […]

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Should I Think About Buying New Glasses This Fall?

Fall is one of the best times of the year. It’s the beginning of the holiday season. This means fun activities abound surrounding Halloween. Think bonfires, tailgating, and football season, plus don’t forget about the World Series! There are also trips to apple orchards and pumpkin patches to make your home festive. There is something […]

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The 3 Most Common Signs Of Cataracts

Cataracts can impair your vision and even cause vision loss. They can make it difficult to drive at night or read up close. If the vision loss becomes too severe you may want to consider cataract surgery. Keep reading for the 3 most common signs and symptoms of cataracts! 1. Blurred Vision The most common symptom […]

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3 Symptoms That May Mean It’s Time For Cataract Surgery

Blurred vision? Seeing double? Having trouble seeing at night? You might have cataracts. Cataracts can cause you to lose vision in one or both eyes. They can make your vision blurry. They can even make you see double! Having a cataract can also make it much harder to see at night, which can be troubling […]

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Is Surgery The Best Way To Treat Glaucoma?

Glaucoma can be a painful eye condition. It can also lead to permanent vision loss. There are three main kinds of glaucoma procedures that come with their own kinds of side effects. These side effects can include cornea problems and cataracts. There are three main kinds of glaucoma procedures. These include trabeculectomy, glaucoma implant surgery, […]

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Will SLT Work To Treat My Glaucoma?

If you were recently diagnosed with glaucoma, you may be nervous. Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that has no cure. But, there are treatment options available for saving any remaining vision in patients. How you choose to treat your glaucoma depends on the extent of the damage that’s already occurred. Detecting glaucoma can be […]

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