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What Are Those Annoying Specks and Spots?

Although they seem strange and may even be alarming, the truth is seven out of ten people experience some version of eye floaters during their lifetime. Floaters are those little black, squiggly or flickering spots in your eyes that seem to disappear when you try to look directly at them. All floaters occur in the […]


Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

There are many conditions and diseases that can affect your eyes and your vision as you age, glaucoma is one of them. Being knowledgable and caring about your eyes should be one of your top health priorities. Continue reading to learn more about this progressive disease: Glaucoma Facts: •The two most common types of glaucoma […]


Learning About Macular Degeneration

Staying informed about your eyes and the conditions that may affect them is crucial, especially as you age. Staying healthy is an important lifestyle goal, and knowledge is a powerful too. Your eyes are vulnerable to many different conditions, and one of them is Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in adults […]


Your Eyes Are Aging, Too

Loss of vision is one of the changes that will affect us all as we age. In fact, it’s not unusual for people over 40 to begin to experience deterioration of their vision which ultimately affects their ability to drive, especially at night – a realization that can be paralyzing for older adults. The fear […]



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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction – A Common Eye Disease with a Common Symptom: Dry Eyes

Meibomian Gland dysfunction (MGD) – What is it? MGD is a common disease and the leading cause of evaporative dry eye. It involves a chronic abnormality of the meibomian glands, characterized by obstruction in the ducts and/or changes in the glandular secretions. Meibomian glands are located vertically within the eyelid near the lashes, and are […]





Dry Eyes: Do You Have Them?

Do your eyes feel dry or look red sometimes? Do you feel a burning or gritty sensation in your eyes?  You may be suffering from dry eye. Dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eye is not sufficiently lubricated by your tears.  There are two types of dry eye: aqueous tear-deficient dry eye, in […]


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