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Protecting Your Vision While At Work

Protecting Your Vision While At Work

How to Protect Your Eyes at Work Work-related eye injuries affect more than 2,000 people every day and cause temporary or permanent vision loss in 10 to 20 percent of all cases, according to Prevent Blindness. Unfortunately, injuries aren’t the only eye problems you...

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How To Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

How To Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

Understanding Your Eyeglass Prescription Have you ever tried to decipher your eyeglass prescription? Although the numbers and abbreviations written on the script may be meaningless to you, your prescription provides valuable information for the type of corrective...

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Are Floaters A Sign Of Something Bigger?

Are Floaters A Sign Of Something Bigger?

Are Floaters a Sign of a Serious Eye Problem? Have you noticed shadowy shapes drifting in and out of your field of vision lately? You may have floaters. Although floaters are usually harmless, they can be a sign of a serious eye condition in some cases. What Are...

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Pediatric Ophthlamology

Pediatric Ophthlamology

Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision....

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Allergies

Allergies

Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes...

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Laser Cataract Surgery

Laser Cataract Surgery

The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment....

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Learning-Related Vision Problems

Learning-Related Vision Problems

Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision...

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Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery

With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your...

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Peripheral Vision Loss

Peripheral Vision Loss

Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of...

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