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Why Regular Diabetic Eye Exams Matter

women with diabetic eye on left compared with normal eye on right

Your eyes and body share a unique relationship. If you didn’t know already, several health conditions could lead to various eye concerns. Sjögren’s syndrome and lupus can increase the risk of developing dry eye, multiple sclerosis can increase the number of floaters you notice in your vision, and your cornea may develop a blue or […]

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What is Myopia & Treatment Options Available

Women squinting to correct vision due to her myopia condition

Millions of people live with refractive errors like myopia and hyperopia. Your eye doctor can identify these conditions during a comprehensive eye exam, but what is myopia, and how does it affect your vision?   Continue reading to learn more about myopia, including what it is, what causes it, and what treatments are available today.  What […]

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Treatment Options for Keratoconus

Close up of individuals eye with keratoconus

Keratoconus can develop subtly and gradually, so it is important to stay on top of your regularly scheduled eye examinations to prevent potential degradation of your vision. In less severe cases, specialty lenses and therapy can be used to mitigate the effects of keratoconus, but if the issue is an advanced case, surgery or a […]

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Could Biofilm Be the Source of Your Dry Eye Symptoms?

When was the last time you washed your eyelids? For women, they’ve usually washed their face within the last 24 hours, either to remove makeup, or you’re just as part of their normal skincare routine. Some men wash their face daily, but for others, it’s just a part of their normal shower routine whenever that […]

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BlephEx: Treatment For Dry Eye & Blepharitis

These days, it seems like every eye care practice offers some kind of dry eye treatment, and there’s a good reason for that. The last few years have shown eye care professionals exactly how prominent and disruptive dry eye disease can be.  But even though most people understand dry eye treatments are available, I find […]

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Eyelid Infections: How They Form & How To Avoid Them

Eye infections like pink eye are serious business. Most people know and respect that, which is great. But I don’t know that enough people understand the importance or possible severity of eyelid infections.  Your eyelids are exposed to a lot of heat and moisture, which creates an excellent environment for bacteria to grow. On top […]

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