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How Eating Better Can Help Your Eyes While it might seem that the long-term health of our eyes is ultimately an uncontrollable side effect of heredity and aging, experts have proven time and again that there are a number of controllable variables that contribute to long-term eye health. Those include regular good-health advice, like exercising …

 

All About Dry Eye Dry eye syndrome is a condition that is estimated to affect millions of individuals in the U.S., causing irritation, swelling, burning, and blurred vision, among other problems. The condition is not entirely understood, partially because there are many potential causes, each of which comes with its own methods of treatment. If …

 

Understanding Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration is the primary cause of vision loss, with over 10 million Americans suffering from the condition. The name of the disease comes from a piece of the eye’s anatomy – known as the macula – which is the central part of the retina. It is responsible for our central vision, …

 

Is Glaucoma Preventable? Glaucoma is a condition that affects millions of individuals throughout the world. While the causes can vary, the end result is the same: damage to the eye’s optic nerve essentially breaks down communication between the eye and brain. With the most common type of glaucoma, primary open-angle glaucoma, this happens due to …

 

What Are The Differences Between LASIK and PRK? Photorefractive keratectomy, commonly referred to as PRK, was available before LASIK was approved in 1998. In a lot of ways, LASIK is an improvement on PRK, although there are some differences between the two that still make PRK an option for some patients. While the results of …