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Vitamins and Good Vision

Have you taken your vitamins today? The supplement aisle at your local grocery, pharmacy or health foods store offers a variety of vitamins that support or preserve good vision. These help to protect the eye’s macula, lens, and cornea. They can also slow the progression of certain eye disorders like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration […]

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Back to School: Protecting Your Vision

For many, the first day of school is quickly approaching, which means students (whether school or college bound) are scrambling to get ready while still enjoying their last days of summer break. Back to school supplies are purchased. Check! Backpacks are packed and lunches planned. Check! Eye exams are scheduled. Scheduling an eye exam is […]

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Eye Diseases: Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease that usually affects both eyes. In the beginning stages, many people who develop diabetic retinopathy are not aware of the changes that occur in the retina, such as microaneurysms and retinal hemorrhages, which result in bleeding inside the retina. There are two types of diabetic retinopathy: nonproliferative Diabetic Retinopathy […]

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What Is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma?

The most common form of glaucoma is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma, or POAG.  POAG usually occurs in people over the age of 40, but it can also occur in younger adults due to risk factors like race, family history of glaucoma, and/or having very thin corneas. In fact, many Americans have POAG and are unaware of […]

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Those Who Suffer From Dry Eyes Know Best That Tears Are Not Just For Crying

Many people associate tears with crying caused from many different emotions. For example, some will cry in sadness, mourning a loss, or because of a strong pain, while others may cry in excitement, winning a grand prize, or finally seeing someone that had been gone for years. Nonetheless, these associations are correct but the thing […]

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