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February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

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

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

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?

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

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

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 [...]

What You Should Know About Care After Glaucoma Surgery

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Glaucoma Treatment|

After glaucoma surgery, there are several things patients ought to be aware of to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our eyes are delicate organs and deserve to be treated with the utmost care and appreciation, especially after a surgical operation. Glaucoma is a common diagnosis in the world of ophthalmology. [...]

Learn How to Prevent Eye Disease

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

Like many of us, you'd probably like to know how to prevent eye disease rather than having to treat it. Common eye diseases are widespread in the United States. Many of these diseases are often undetectable in their early stages, while some aren’t detectable until it's too late. This, [...]

Conditions Causing Light Sensitivity

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

Tolerating the light is something that many of us take for granted. It’s not even a thought we would normally need to consider. However, those who suffer from light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, have to deal with it on a daily basis. It can be any light source [...]