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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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What type of anesthesia do they use for cataract surgery?

Cataract Surgery Options at Shore Eye AssociatesThe majority of cataract surgeries done in the US are done with a local anesthetic and IV sedation. The local anesthesia may be accomplished in one of two ways: either an injection of anesthetic around the eye or anesthetic eye drops placed on the eye that is often combined with an...
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What are the most dangerous sports for eye injuries? UPDATED

Sports Eye Injury What are the most dangerous sports for eye injuries? UPDATED Philadelphia Phillies prospect Matt Imhof has lost his right eye after suffering a freak injury during a normal training session on June 25th. He was the 47th overall pick in the 2014 draft. Even though his injury did not occur...
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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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Choosing The Right Eyeglass Frames For Your Face

face-shapes.jpgChoosing The Right Frames For Your Face By Richard Striffolino Jr For many, choosing a new pair of eyeglasses can be a daunting task. The commitment of making a finite decision on what style glasses you will be wearing for the next year until your vision is checked again can be...
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