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Advanced Technology Lenses: Cataract Surgery Options

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If you’re like most U.S. citizens, cataracts is something you’ll have to deal with during your lifetime. The National Institutes of Health says that by the age of 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Fortunately for those who are or will be afflicted with this condition, there are advanced cataract treatments

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Causes, Treatments and Symptoms of Cataracts

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One of the ironies about cataract symptoms is that they develop so slowly – over years, in most cases – and they can be hard to detect. The time when most people learn just how much their cataracts had affected their vision is after surgery, when yellowed tones become white again and what looked like muted colors or blurry details

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Eyesight and Genetics

Is Great Eyesight All About Genetics?

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Maybe you remember an exercise in biology class about dominant and recessive genes in eye color, which allowed you to link your parents’ and grandparents’ eye colors to your own. Are other characteristics, such as nearsightedness or astigmatism, the result of genetics as well? Many Eye Conditions Are Inherited The most common eye disorder is refractive error, in which the shape

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How the Sun Damages Your Eyes

How the Sun Damages Your Eyes

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Much has been written about the link between skin cancer and prolonged sun exposure. However, not many people are aware though that sun damage to eyes is equally possible — from snow blindness to cataracts to eyelid cancer. In one of their findings, Vision Council’s 2015 UV Protection Report indicated that nearly 7 in 10 American adults surveyed were unaware

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Preventive Vision Care Everyday

Preventive Vision Care Everyday

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Maintaining good vision health should be a top priority for adults. Just think about all the ways your life would change should your vision become significantly impaired. If you value your ability to see the world clearly, preventive eye care cannot be taken lightly. The good news is there are small changes you can make today that will support your

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The Scary Effects of Technology on Our Eyes

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Technology is a wonderful thing. It develops rapidly to accommodate our ever-changing needs, it helps us connect to others, and it makes our lives easier and more convenient. But as the saying goes, too much of a good thing can be bad – especially for our eyes. In today’s world, a person has to actively try to avoid regular viewing

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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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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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