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Understanding what Age-Related Macular Degeneration is

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in individuals over the age of 50. The name of the condition derives from its cause: damage to the macula, the most sensitive spot on the retina,...

November 17, 2023
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Eye and Ear Health, Getting Care

Understanding the Causes of Eye Floaters

You may have heard of the term “eye floaters,” but may not be sure what they mean. Or, you may have seen (literally) what appear to be small dark spots or squiggly lines moving across your field of vision....

January 06, 2023
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Eye and Ear Health, Getting Care

Understanding The Four Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy

The condition of “diabetic retinopathy” occurs when people who have been diagnosed with diabetes suffer vision loss – or even blindness. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when the blood vessels in a person’s retina – which is the light-sensitive tissue at the back...

October 24, 2022
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Advances in Eye Care, Eye and Ear Health

Do eye vitamins improve vision?

While there are many causes for blurry vision including needing prescription eyeglasses, excessive digital screen use and eye infections, vitamins have been shown to help keep the eyes healthy and lower the risk of certain eye diseases. Many of these vitamins...

October 17, 2022
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Eye and Ear Health, Getting Care

How To Prevent Macular Degeneration?

At what age does Age-Related Macular Degeneration usually begin? Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a progressive retinal disease that causes central vision loss. Affecting up to 11 million people in the United States alone, ARMD is a leading cause...

September 28, 2022
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Advances in Eye Care

Why do I Need Injections in my Eye?

If you’ve been diagnosed with a retina disease like age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, or retinal vein occlusion, your eye doctor may recommend eye injections. These injections are designed to shrink abnormal blood vessels that cause fluid build up and...

February 08, 2022
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Eye and Ear Health

Flashes and Floaters: Is it an Eye Emergency?

Patients often wonder, “Is this eye problem I am having an emergency or is it ok to wait a few days to be seen?”. Some eye conditions look serious but are not serious and others can be mildly bothersome,...

January 27, 2022
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