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5 Best Eye Health Articles of August 2016

5bestaug16 Scouring the literature to bring you actionable news you can use. Medications used to treat Osteoporosis linked to increase risk of Macular Degeneration. In this study a group of medications used to treat Osteoporosis called Oral Bisphosphonates were shown to be correlated with an increased risk of wet Macular Degeneration...
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Which Eye Diseases Run in Families?

Family History of Eye DiseasesIn adults the two main eye diseases that have a genetic link are glaucoma and age related macular degeneration (AMD). Glaucoma is a deterioration of the optic nerve caused by pressure in the eye or poor blood flow to the optic nerve. It has no symptoms at its onset. In most cases...
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Blue Light and Eye Health, Reality or Hype?

blue light and its eye health effectsIn trying to answer that question there are several topics we need to explore. Sunlight Exposure and Damage to the Eye. There have been multiple studies over the years that have shown that excessive exposure to sunlight may cause damage to the eye and the eyelids. There is a very strong...
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5 Best Eye Health Articles of July 2016

The 5 best eye health articles of July 2016 This month we have 5 articles and one announcement . Stem cells could ward off glaucoma.  Treatment would use cells harvested from patient's skin Eye doctors use a variety of tests to catch signs of glaucoma. Early detection and prompt treatment can prevent vision loss, but the condition is chronic...
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Is it wise to have cataract surgery if you have Macular Degeneration?

amdiolThis is a question we get asked very frequently. Let’s start with some background. 1.     Cataracts and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are both leading causes of visual impairment in the elderly population.  2.     Cataracts develop when the normal clear lens gets cloudy with age.  This is correctible with cataract surgery which...
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