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Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important

September 10th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

Regular eye exams are an important part of a healthy lifestyle and shouldn’t be overlooked. Our eyes are just as important as our teeth, our skin, and any other part of our body. Checking up regularly on our eyes can prevent many health problems. Since the eyes are such [...]

Causes and Treatments of Eye Allergies

July 9th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

Eye allergies occur when the eye comes into contact with an irritating substance, such as pollen, dust or mold. While most people might not be affected by such substances, people with certain eye allergies may suffer. They  involve an allergic reaction to specific substances or allergens. This often results in [...]

Prevent Myopia From Getting Worse

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

It can be easy to prevent myopia from getting worse once you know what causes it. Myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness, is caused by a distortion in the shape of the eyeball. Due to this slight distortion, images are projected on the front of the retina rather than [...]

Diabetic Retinopathy Causes and How to Reverse Them

May 29th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

Interested in learning how to keep diabetic retinopathy under control and even reversing it? Diabetic retinopathy causes are complex, but understanding them is important if you want to control the disease.   By Dr. Alain Bauza Diabetic retinopathy causes Diabetic retinopathy (DR) occurs when uncontrolled blood sugar leads to lack of blood [...]

What Is the Treatment for Retinal Vein Occlusion?

May 21st, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

A retinal vein occlusion is a sudden onset condition which can lead to permanent blindness. It happens when a vein in the retina gets blocked, causing pressure in the eye. This, in turn, can lead to bleeding, swellings or fluid leaks. A mild retinal vein occlusion can lead to [...]

Five Recommended Types of Eye Stye Treatments

May 7th, 2018|Categories: Vision Care|

While eye styes can be annoying and even painful, there are several eye stye treatments to consider. A stye is a small red bump that appears along the lash line due to a clogging of the pores there. They are normally sensitive and itchy but are no cause for [...]

How to Prevent Macular Degeneration: Do’s and Don’ts

April 19th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

If you are looking for ways to prevent macular degeneration, there are some do's and don’ts that you should be aware of. Also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it is the leading cause of eyesight loss in older adults. But younger people should not ignore it if the [...]

Flashes of Light: What To Do?

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Retina Disorders|

If you see occasional lightning streaks, specks or flashes of light in your field of vision, don’t be alarmed. They are quite common, especially in elderly people. Mention it to your ophthalmologist during your next eye exam. If, however, you suddenly start seeing persistent and repeated [...]

Tips to stop glaucoma progression

March 11th, 2018|Categories: Glaucoma Treatment|

If you want to stop glaucoma progression, there are a few things you can do. First off, you should get an eye exam by an ophthalmologist. This will determine the kinds of treatment your doctor can recommend. Eye exams are of two main types – to check your eye pressure [...]