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Reduce Your Risk for Macular Degeneration

If you learned you might lose your vision, you’d do anything to save it — and here’s your chance. If you have any of the controllable risk factors for macular degeneration, you can take steps now to preserve your sight.

Sep 1st, 2021
Understanding Eye Pressure

Increased eye pressure plays a major role in most types of glaucoma. The problem is, most people don’t know what eye pressure is — or how often they need to have it checked. This brief review will give you all the information you need to know.

Aug 5th, 2021
What Causes Flashers and Floaters?

You’re not just seeing things. Those spots and flashes of light dancing across your vision are a fairly common visual disturbance, and they have a name. But what’s causing them? Explore a few of the reasons behind flashers and floaters.

Jul 27th, 2021
Common Vision Problems Facing Seniors

You probably aren’t surprised to learn that your risk of vision problems increases as you get older. But most common vision problems facing seniors can be treated, slowing down progressive damage to your eye and protecting your vision.

Jun 9th, 2021
Choosing the Right Frames for Your Face

When you wear glasses, they become as much a part of your face as your eyes, nose, and mouth. And the perfect pair can play up your best features. Check out these practical tips for choosing the right frames for your face.

May 17th, 2021
Coping With Chronic Dry Eye

When you're coping with dry eyes, you can feel worn out and emotionally frustrated, wanting to cry for more reason than one. Chronic dry eyes aren't just uncomfortable; they can also cause damage. Learn more about dealing with chronic dry eyes.

Apr 13th, 2021
Should I Get Glasses or Contacts or Both?

Most of us choose eyewear based on fashion as well as usability. But are glasses better than contacts, or can you have both? See what a respected authority has to say about your options for glasses versus contacts.

Mar 8th, 2021
What to Do for Red Eyes

Whether you pulled an all-nighter studying, overindulged, or had yourself a good cry, you’ve probably experienced temporary eye redness at some point in your life. What else causes red eyes, when should you be concerned, and what can you do about it?

Feb 9th, 2021
Why Am I Seeing Spots?

Have you ever noticed a speck moving across your field of vision? What about flashing lights or streaks of lightning where there are none? If so, you’ve experienced floaters and flashes.

Jan 1st, 2021
How Macular Degeneration Develops

Since macular degeneration is the number one cause of central vision loss, it's important to know if you have it or are at risk of getting it. But how can you tell if it’s happening to you? Here are some signs.

Dec 4th, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About an Eye Exam

Just like your body needs an annual physical, your eyes need regular check-ups, too. Skipping either one can lead to serious health concerns that are easily avoided with a simple exam. Here’s what to expect from a routine eye test.

Nov 5th, 2020
Dealing With Chronic Dry Eye

Chronic dry eye can make it difficult to perform everyday activities, such as interacting with computer screens or reading. Find out what you can do to relieve your symptoms and restore moisture to burning and painful eyes.

Sep 1st, 2020
How Is Glaucoma Diagnosed?

Glaucoma can steal your vision before you even know you have a problem. By the time you notice symptoms, the damage has been done. Early diagnosis and treatment can save your eyesight. Here’s how.

Aug 12th, 2020
Cataract Surgery: What to Expect Before, During, and Afterwards

If cataracts are clouding your vision, surgery is the only way to eliminate foggy vision and see clearly again. However, advancements in technology have made cataract surgery even better. Here’s what you can expect before, during, and after surgery.

Jul 28th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020