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Age-Related Cataracts

What are Age-Related Cataracts? Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process and occur when the proteins in the lens of the eye begin to clump together, causing cloudiness or opacity. Age-related cataracts typically develop slowly over time...

May 28, 2024
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Recognizing the Signs of a Corneal Ulcer

Understanding Corneal Ulcers Before delving into the signs of a corneal ulcer, let’s briefly review what a corneal ulcer is and how it develops. A corneal ulcer is a localized infection or inflammation of the cornea, typically caused by...

May 20, 2024
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Understanding Astigmatism Progression

Can Astigmatism Get Worse? Astigmatism is a common vision condition that affects the curvature of the cornea or lens, leading to blurred or distorted vision. Many individuals with astigmatism wonder if their condition can worsen over time, impacting their...

May 17, 2024
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Why Do Babies Rub Their Eyes?

Understanding the Little Ones’ Eye-Rubbing Habit As a parent, you’ve likely observed your baby rubbing their eyes with those adorable little hands. But have you ever wondered why they do it? In this blog post, we’ll delve into the...

April 28, 2024
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Understanding Glaucoma vs. Cataracts

Understanding the Differences of Glaucoma & Cataracts When it comes to eye health, conditions like glaucoma and cataracts can cause significant concern. While both affect vision, they are distinct conditions with different causes, symptoms, and treatment approaches. In this...

April 22, 2024
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Treatment Options for Corneal Infections

What is the treatment for Corneal Infections? The cornea is a transparent, dome-shaped tissue that covers the front of the eye, playing a crucial role in focusing light and maintaining clear vision. However, when the cornea becomes infected, it...

April 20, 2024
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Protecting Your Vision & Preventing Falls

Understanding the Relation of Eye Conditions and Increased Risk of Falls As we age, our risk of developing eye conditions such as cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and glaucoma increases. While these conditions are known for their impact on...

April 08, 2024
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Astigmatism Worse After Cataract Surgery

Understanding Why Your Astigmatism May Worsen After Cataract Surgery Cataract surgery is a highly successful procedure that restores clear vision for millions of individuals worldwide each year. However, some patients may notice a worsening of their astigmatism following cataract...

April 05, 2024
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Fixing Blurry Vision Naturally

How to Fix Blurry Vision Naturally Blurry vision can be a common occurrence, whether it’s due to tired eyes, refractive errors, or underlying health conditions. While glasses or contact lenses can provide immediate clarity, many people seek natural remedies...

March 27, 2024
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Do Glasses Make Your Eyesight Worse?

Does Wearing Glasses make your Eyesight Worse? For many individuals, wearing glasses is a daily necessity for clear vision. However, there’s a common misconception that relying on corrective lenses can somehow weaken your eyesight over time. In this blog...

March 23, 2024
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