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The Many Types of Cataracts

The Many Types of Cataracts

Many of us have heard of cataracts—in fact almost every individual will have a family member who has undergone cataract surgery. But what is a cataract? Should I be afraid of them?   What is a Cataract? To understand what cataracts...

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How to Take Care of Your Glasses

How to Take Care of Your Glasses

New glasses are a big investment. While getting a new pair of glasses is exciting, many often wonder what they can do to prolong the lifespan of their glasses to get as many years of wear out of them as possible.   How to Properly...

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What is a Posterior Vitreous Detachment?

What is a Posterior Vitreous Detachment?

Around the age of 50 you will likely experience a situation called posterior vitreous detachment. This presents with the phenomenon of intermittent flashes of light and new floaters that can interfere with vision. This experience can be...

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What Causes Trachoma?

What Causes Trachoma?

While uncommon in the United States, the worldwide number one cause of preventable blindness is from a disease called Trachoma.   Chlamydia Trachomatis Trachoma is a bilateral (involving both eyes) eye infection caused by the...

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What is Acanthamoeba Keratitis?

What is Acanthamoeba Keratitis?

Acanthamoeba Infections Now that October is here, we thought it would be fun for something spooky—the “eye eating parasite” better known to the medical world as the Acanthamoeba. Acanthamoebas are microscopic parasites that live in water...

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4 Types of Glaucoma & Treatment Options (Part 2)

4 Types of Glaucoma & Treatment Options (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the glaucoma series. If you have not yet read part one, “What is Glaucoma”, it is highly encouraged to read it before moving on to this article as the basic mechanisms of the disease will not be rediscussed here. This...

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What is Glaucoma? (Part 1)

What is Glaucoma? (Part 1)

One of the most common serious ocular diseases is glaucoma. Many of us have heard of it and know it is something to avoid, but what exactly is it? This is a two-part series discussing what glaucoma is, the different types of glaucoma, and...

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