Are You Seeing Flashes and Floaters?

Are You Seeing Flashes and Floaters?

Flashes of light and dark specks in your vision can be surprising symptoms.  Many people who experience these strange visual occurrences are frightened and confused by their appearance.  While distracting and alarming, these symptoms most commonly accompany normal...
Protecting Your Eyes From Diabetes

Protecting Your Eyes From Diabetes

If you have diabetes, it is very important that you visit your doctor for an annual dilated ocular health evaluation.  Diabetes increases the risk for several different eye diseases, most noticeably a retinal condition called diabetic retinopathy.  If left undetected...
Why can’t I see up close anymore?

Why can’t I see up close anymore?

Presbyopia is a normal aging process in which the eyes slowly become unable to focus on near objects.  It typically begins around age 40 and progresses throughout the next few decades. At the onset of presbyopia, reading material may appear blurry and objects may have...
The Truth About Online Eye Exams

The Truth About Online Eye Exams

Recently several companies have begun to offer online eye examinations, marketing them as a convenient alternative to visiting the eye doctor.  While the idea of receiving your glasses or contact lens prescription from home, using only your computer or phone, may seem...
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