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Spotlight on Glaucoma: Causes, Types and Treatments

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Glaucoma effects anywhere between 2 to 3 million Americans and is the second leading cause of blindness, just behind cataracts. It’s suspected that more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma with a great number of those people going undiagnosed. Glaucoma is a group of complex diseases, which in most cases are caused when there is an increase in liquid production.

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Are People With Light Blue, Green Eyes More Likely to Develop Cataracts?

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There are several possible risk factors for developing cataracts, but eye color is perhaps one of the most surprising. Evidence suggests that adults with darker rather than lighter irises are at greater risk for developing certain types of cataracts in late middle age. Increasingly, experts recommend that those with brown or black eyes should more carefully follow cataract prevention measures.

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What Are Implantable Contact Lenses?

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Wanting to see clearly is more than just a convenience. If you are one of the nearly 8 million Americans with visual difficulties, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, wearing glasses or contact lenses is an absolute necessity that is sometimes not enough. Implantable contact lenses (ICL) are one answer that may eliminate the need for glasses. Visian ICL vs LASIK Eye

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LASIK Technology: Top Surgery Options

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Since the FDA approved LASIK eye surgery in 1999, millions of people have turned to LASIK to improve their vision. LASIK is now one of North America’s most frequently performed eye procedures. This outpatient surgical procedure uses a laser to reshape the eye’s cornea, adjusting how light is focused on the retina. The surgery is typically completed in less than

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Cataracts and Eye Health: What You Need to Know

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For many adults, cataracts are a natural part of aging. Unfortunately, as they develop and progress, they can negatively impact your vision. Cataracts can be the reason your glasses or contacts may not keep your vision in focus. Cataracts can also cause the images you see to blur, colors to dull, and can even make it hard to see at

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What to Expect During the LASIK Consultation

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Carmen Hanko, Vision Correction Counselor At your consultation, you can expect to meet with a technician, where we’ll do some testing. After, then you’ll meet with a doctor who’s going to evaluate all your tests. Then you’ll meet with a counselor like myself. What we’re going to do is go over the procedure that’s recommended, make sure you don’t have any

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Is There a Way to Prevent Cataracts?

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Cataracts are one of the most common eye health problems. Globally, cataracts cause a third of severe visual impairments, according to a 2014 report from the World Health Organization. Described simply, when you have cataracts it means your eye’s lens has become cloudy. Cataracts can take a long time to develop, and usually happen in old age. Cataracts can dramatically

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5 Goals For Post-LASIK Care

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Any surgery has the potential for complications that range from mild to severe. When you have LASIK eye surgery, you naturally want to minimize side effects and complications. These post-LASIK care goals from Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center should help you feel better faster, avoid risk for more serious complications and ensure a better outcome from the procedure. 1. Managing

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10 Surprising Facts about Your Eyes

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We often don’t think about our eyes until something goes wrong. When you learn more about your eyes you see just how amazing they are. Here are ten facts about your eyes that you probably never knew, with tips on what you can do to minimize or seek treatment for common eye problems. 1. Your Eyes Can Get Sunburned (& Get

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Facts about Cataracts: Who’s at Risk?

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As people get older, they may notice their vision starts to decrease in quality. This can be due to a number of factors but one of the most common age-related diseases of the eyes is cataracts. Cataracts occur when the eye lens becomes discolored and blocks light coming through the pupil. Millions of people suffer from cataracts and there are

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