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  • Obamacare Should Make Diabetic Eye Exams Mandatory!

    When it comes to diabetes and eyes, most diabetics are told by their primary care doctor to have their eyes examined yearly but are rarely told why. So when I or Dr. Samuel Kaler, OD Fort Myers Florida ask these diabetic patients this question, " what do you know about diabetes and your eyes," they often reply with "well ...

    Posted at May 16, 2013 | By : | Categories : Eye Health Tips,Eye Problems | 0 Comment
  • Nearpoint Stress Can Ruin Your Vision

    Nearpoint Stress is commonplace and damaging Step back a minute to your days in the school classroom: the teacher is lecturing, and you've got your head resting in the crook of your elbow, face inches from the paper where you're taking notes--or doodling. The teacher calls your attention to the blackboard, and you look up. After a few seconds, everything comes into ...

    Posted at April 26, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Eye Health For Kids,Eye Problems | 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