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Common Eye Problems

Saturday May 31, 2014

Many of us will experience temporary eye problems from time to time, including itching, blurriness or fatigue. Most of these eye problems are short-lived and will probably go away on their own with no complications. However, sudden eye problems and those that last for more than a couple of days should be checked by an eye doctor.

Common Eye Problems

Springtime Eye Allergies

Thursday May 29, 2014

Are you affected by springtime allergies? It's miserable enough to fight a runny nose, sneezing, or itching throat. But when allergies affect your eyes, it can almost drive you crazy.

Springtime Eye Allergies

High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Your Eyes

Thursday May 29, 2014

You know to be concerned about high blood pressure and high levels of cholesterol. You know your doctor keeps a careful eye on them both, since they can lead to heart attack and stroke. But did you know that they can also profoundly affect the quality of your eye health and vision?

High Blood Pressure and Your Eyes

All About Sunglasses

Saturday May 24, 2014

Sunglasses are important for everyone. Sunglasses help to prevent sun damage to your eyes. Unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase your risk of developing cataracts and damaging your retina, which could lead to total blindness.

All About Sunglasses

Macular Degeneration 101

Friday May 16, 2014

Often referred to as age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD), macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Macular degeneration usually affects older adults and causes loss of vision in the center of the visual field, due to damage to the retina.

Macular Degeneration 101

Glaucoma 101

Saturday May 10, 2014

There are usually no symptoms in the early stages of glaucoma. Many people have glaucoma but are not aware of it. As the disease progresses, vision seems to fluctuate and peripheral vision fails. If left untreated, vision can be reduced to tunnel vision and eventually, total blindness.

Glaucoma 101

Tour the Exam Room

Friday May 2, 2014

Is it time for your annual eye examination? Here's a quick tour of the exam room to make you more comfortable before your visit.

Exam Room Tour

Kids' Vision: Syndromes and Eye Problems

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Systemic medical conditions can sometimes affect our children's vision and eye health. Following are four medical conditions that may create significant eye complications in children.

Kid's Syndromes and Eye Problems

Hepatitis B and Your Eyes

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Many people aren't aware of the eye problems and complications associated with HBV infection. Following are three HBV complications that can affect your eyes.

Hepatitis B and Your Eyes

Lazy Eyes

Saturday April 26, 2014

If your child's eye exam reveals a case of lazy eye, you may be confused about the diagnosis. Lazy eye is often associated with crossed eyes, and usually develops before the age of 6. It is estimated that three percent of children under six have some form of amblyopia.

Guide to Lazy Eye

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