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What kind of correction do I need for Sports?

sportinjurypic What Kind of Correction Do I Need for Sports? There are many options available to both adults and children when it comes to wearing corrective lenses (glasses and contact lenses) when engaged in physical activities. Below I will run down the different modalities and the pros and cons of each. ...
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Surgical correction of astigmatism at the time of Cataract Surgery.

Astigmatism explainedSurgical correction of astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery  Astigmatism is a problem that comes from either the cornea or lens of your eye not being a perfect sphere. If you have astigmatism it makes your vision less clear at all distances unless it is corrected. Should I worry about astigmatism? The majority...
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How to care for your eye after Cataract Surgery

How to care for your eye after cataract surgery How to care for your eye after cataract surgery. Let me first start with a disclaimer.  Anything YOUR surgeon told you to do after surgery should supersede what is in this post.There are many variations of what each surgeon asks their patients to do after cataract surgery so please just use...
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Diet and Age Related Macular Degeneration

diet and AMD Diet and Age Related Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 65.  There are 2 types of AMD, wet and dry AMD.  The treatment for wet AMD is injection of medicine into the eye. Currently, there is no treatment for dry AMD but...
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7 tips for getting the most out of your EYE EXAM

examined17 Tips to getting the most out of your eye exam. The eye holds a unique place in medicine.   Your eye doctor can see almost every part of your eye from an exterior view.  Other than your skin, almost every other part of your body cannot be fully examined without either entering the...
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