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  • Five Tips for Choosing an Eye Doctor

    While many people claim a general physician or family doctor, not all of us have an eye doctor to call our own. There are plenty to choose from, and much of the same advice that you could apply to finding a new family physician could be applied to finding an eye care specialist. These 5 tips will help you make sure you're ...

    Posted at January 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Eye Health Tips | 0 Comment
  • Cataracts – Causes and Treatment

    CATARACT (CAT-ah-rackt) A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens inside the eye. The word cataract is derived from a Greek word meaning "waterfall" (looking through falling water). Nearly half of the population over 65 will have some degree of cataract formation in their lifetime. Cause Cataracts are most commonly caused by natural chemical changes within the lens of the ...

    Posted at January 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Eye Problems | 0 Comment
  • Dry Eyes

    Problematic dry eyes are one of the most common problems reported to eye doctors.  Dry eyes result from either a decrease in the amount of tear production, or the quality or composition of the tears produced. Common Symptoms of Dry Eyes Common symptoms of dry eyes may include blurred or variable vision, sensitivity to light, dryness, burning, stinging, gritty or foreign body sensations.  Occasionally, ...

    Posted at January 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Eye Health Tips,Eye Problems | 0 Comment