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10 Interesting Facts About Cataracts

By |April 21st, 2019|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

Cataracts affect one in six people over 40 in the US. They are the most common cause of blindness and vision loss in adults. But despite their frequency, a lot of people don’t know much about this condition. With that in mind, here are ten interesting facts about cataracts [...]

Blocked Tear Duct: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

By |April 7th, 2019|Categories: Eye Infections|

Blocked tear ducts are a common eye condition that causes tear duct obstruction. When left untreated, blocked ducts can lead to a wide array of problems. This issue is more often found in babies than in adults. In fact, 1 out of 20 babies is born with a tear [...]

What To Do For Dark Shadows Under The Eyes

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Vision Care|

It’s something we have all looked in the mirror and seen--dark shadows under our eyes. Commonly known as bags, these dark circles can affect everyone, men, women, the young, or the older generations. They can appear after a heavy night drinking alcohol. But we even see them after having [...]

February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Retina Disorders|

Age-related macular degeneration is a common condition which many of us have never heard of. In the US alone, it’s estimated that over 9 million people suffer from it. This number is expected to double by the year 2050.  Macular degeneration is also the leading cause of blindness among [...]

Why Rubbing Your Eyes Can Be Dangerous

By |February 10th, 2019|Categories: Vision Care|

Think about how often you find yourself rubbing your eyes? For the majority of us, it is something we do on a regular basis. It’s a natural reaction whenever our eyes are sore or itchy. Rubbing can provide relief when we are tired and especially during the allergy seasons. [...]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Glaucoma Treatment|

With good reason, January has been declared the Glaucoma Awareness month — the stealth sight-stealing disease. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually, painlessly, and quietly damages the eye’s optic nerve, resulting in vision loss or blindness. Think of the [...]

Headaches and Eye Diseases: Are They Connected?

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: Vision Care|

We all get headaches, but do we know that it is eye diseases that can cause them? The headaches are very common and can last for a few seconds or be a persistent problem. Persistent headaches which feel like they are behind the eyes may be connected to eye [...]

Pink Eye is Usually Easy to Treat

By |January 7th, 2019|Categories: Eye Infections|

Pink Eye is the more common name for conjunctivitis. In the US, millions of people – adults and children – are affected every year. It is therefore something that all of us will probably encounter at some point in our lives. In short, it is an infection or inflammation [...]

Some of the Causes of Blurred Vision

By |December 24th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

There are many reasons why you may begin to experience blurred vision. Some of them are serious medical conditions, while others may not be a cause for concern. Regardless, if you have consistent blurred vision, it is wise to consult a medical professional who can assess your condition. Getting [...]