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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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The 5 Best Eye Health Articles of June 2016

5bestjuneThe Five Best Eye Health Articles of June 2016 Current Stimulation in the Brain Could Help Glaucoma Vision loss in glaucoma and other optic nerve injuries are generally permanent. The optic nerve is part of the central nervous system like the brain and the spinal cord.  Injury to the optic nerve,...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis and Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis and TreatmentDiabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis Diabetic retinopathy is detected during a comprehensive eye exam, which includes: ·      Visual acuity testing. ·      Dilated exam. Drops are placed to widen the pupil to allow exam of the retina. ·      Tonometry. Measurement of the eye pressure inside the eye.   Supplemental testing may include: ·      Optical...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Explained

diabetic retinopathyDiabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina in people who have diabetes.  The retina is the light sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye, detects light which is then processed as an image by the brain.  Chronically high blood sugar or large fluctuations in blood sugar...
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Why should I get an eye exam even if my vision is good?

eye examThere are several treatable eye diseases that at their earliest onset have little to no visual symptoms.  In fact the three leading causes of legal blindness in the United States all start with almost no visual symptoms detectable by the person suffering from the disease.  Those three diseases are Macular Degeneration,...
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