About Corneal Abrasion

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A corneal abrasion is a scratch or a scrape on the cornea, which is the clear, round dome covering the eye's iris and pupil. By helping focus light as it enters the eye, the cornea plays an important role in vision. When a corneal abrasion scars t...

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Why we all need UV protection

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UV radiation is harmful to eyes. Overexposure to UV can have short-term effects and long-term effects like acceleration of cataracts, and an increased risk of retinal damage. In addition, the skin of the lids – particularly the lower lids and the ...

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What Causes Flashes, Spots & Floaters?

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An overview about spots and floaters Small flecks of protein or other natural matter are in the vitreous during the formation of the eye and remain in the vitreous “gel” of the eye (on the inside of the eyeball) – these are occasionally seen as sp...

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Let's talk about Dry Eye

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A lot of patients deal with Dry Eye on a regular basis, and we do our best to understand each patient's unique condition and how we can best put together a comfort, treatment, and overall remediation plan. For everyone out there, it's always good ...

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About Glaucoma

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Primary open-angle glaucoma is the second most common cause of visual loss among seniors. Risk factors other than increasing age include family history of glaucoma, high blood pressure, diabetes, African ethnic heritage, nearsightedness and elevat...

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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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