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How Do I Know If I Have Cataracts?

Cataracts are extremely common. Usually, they are something that’s associated with age. They form in the eye’s natural lens when the cells that compose the lens become slightly opaque. This causes the lens to become cloudy. Cataracts tend to develop slowly over a period of years, making it difficult to tell if you even have […]

UV Safety Month

At the height of the summer, it’s more important than ever to be aware of the dangers of UV light. What are you doing to protect yourself? UV light from the sun can be an issue all year long, but in the summer the days are longer and the sun is hotter! Keep in mind […]

Why Is Dry Eye Treatment Important?

Plenty of people suffer from dry eye syndrome. Dry eyes can be triggered by several different factors. Some people are more prone to developing it than others. Compared to more serious eye-related conditions, it may not seem as severe or threatening to your vision. But even beyond easing the discomfort of having dry eyes, it’s […]

June Is Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

June is both Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month. Both cataracts and fireworks can cause blindness, although one is far easier to avoid. Practicing basic firework safety can prevent eye injury. Unfortunately, cataracts are common in individuals over the age of 40 and can’t be prevented. The good news is that though they aren’t […]