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What Are Cataracts?

40 years ago, the word cataract instilled a lot more fear than it does now. This all changed because of advancements in surgical procedures; in 40 years, we have gone from traumatic eye surgeries with uncertain results to simple 20-minute inpatient surgeries with few complications. Today, cataract surgery is the most common inpatient surgery worldwide. […]

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Astigmatism. What Is Astigmatism Exactly?

Dispelling Fears about Astigmatism Astigmatism (ah-stig-mah-tiz-uhm) is probably one of the most misunderstood eye conditions. Even the name itself is challenging and is often incorrectly called “stigmatism”. Some people think astigmatism is more serious than it actually is. Astigmatism is not a disease. Just like farsightedness and nearsightedness, astigmatism is a problem with how the […]

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Seborrheic Blepharitis. Not Scary But Irritating!

This is a very common inflammation of the eyelids.  It is characterized by a greasy, oily appearance of the eyelids.  There is also a recurrent dandruff-like inflammation on the edge of the eyelid.  More symptoms may include dry irritated eyes, a burning sensation, itching of the eyelid margins and occasionally loss of eyelashes. The treatment […]

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Anisometropia… It’s Not An Eye Disease

ANISOMETROPIA (an-ee-so-meh-TRO-pee-ah) Some patients require a significantly different refractive correction between their right and left eyes.  Minor differences in prescription are normal but extreme differences may cause discomfort, poor vision (amblyopia) and /or the inability to use your eyes as a team.  The cause of anisometropia is typically natural, such as a childhood illness or […]

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Why Does It Sometimes Take Time To Adjust To New Eye Glasses? 

TEMPORARY ADJUSTMENT to your new visual prescription is EXPECTED. Vision is very complex.  Each eye has been corrected individually to achieve optimal visual function, and your eyes have been balanced to maintain precise two-eye coordination. Your final visual prescription will provide you with EFFORTLESS visual ability and comfort. YOUR BRAIN MUST NOW DIGEST AND ACCEPT […]

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