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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, as recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and other health organizations. While this month puts the focus on diabetic eye disease, awareness of diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions related to diabetes is important all year long.  Awareness is especially important if you or a loved one […]

7 Signs You May Need To See Your Eye Doctor

No matter who you are, it’s likely you’ll have issues with your eyes at some point in your life. Eye conditions are extremely common, especially in older adults. But children and young adults are also subject to visual errors and eye conditions. Everyone should see an eye doctor regularly. You should also see one if […]

Who Is A Good Candidate For Dry Eye Treatment?

If you’ve ever experienced dry eyes, you know what a pain they can be. When your eyes become dried out, it can cause an itchy, burning sensation.  You may also have a constant feeling that there’s grit in your eyes. For some people, this condition occurs because of environmental conditions or it’s temporary.  For others, […]

Is MIGS Safe?

These days, there are a variety of treatment options for glaucoma patients. While glaucoma is a serious condition that can cause permanent damage to your vision or even blindness, you can manage it. This is often done with a combination of medication or surgery to slow the progression of the disease and save your remaining […]

Are Premium Lens Implants Worth It?

In the past, getting cataract surgery meant having the natural lens removed without any replacement for it. Cataract surgery patients would have to wear thick glasses to see normally. But when you get cataract surgery now, the natural lens is instead replaced with an artificial lens called an intraocular lens. Not only can IOLs help […]