Our Aging Eyes - What to Expect

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Around the age of 40 you may experience increasing difficulty to focus on near objects or written material such as, reading a menu, threading a needle, reading fine print. This common condition is called Presbyopia. As we age, our eye muscles and ...

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"Doc, are carrots good for my eyes?" And other info about nutrition

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Not surprisingly, what we eat and put in our bodies can have a major impact on the health of our bodies. While we will all eventually get cataracts if we live long enough, research has shown that certain nutrients can delay their development and p...

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About Diabetic Eye Disease

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What is Diabetic Eye Disease? Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication of this disease. All can cause severe vision loss or even blindness. Diabetic eye disease may include: Diabe...

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About Cataracts

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Another condition of our aging eye is known as cataracts. This condition occurs when the crystalline lens of our eyes (which is situated behind the “color” part of the front of our eyes) becomes “cloudy” thereby creating “cloudy” or decreased visi...

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When was your last eye exam?

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Even if you feel you have good vision, regular eye exams are important to keep your eyes healthy. Many eye conditions can be detected on a comprehensive eye exam before they result in any symptoms. These conditions might be: Glaucoma – this is i...

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