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How are Cataracts Removed?

When a cloudy cataract impairs your vision so much that you cannot perform daily tasks, cataract surgery may help you. Traditional cataract surgery is one…

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July 18, 2021

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What is a Dark Adaptation Test?

A dark adaptation test is a tool used to help detect and monitor macular degeneration. People with macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration…

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July 4, 2021

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What Causes Cataracts?

A cataract is a common condition in which a normally clear eye lens becomes cloudy, causing blurry vision similar to looking through a foggy window.

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June 18, 2021

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Can You Tell if You have a Retinal Tear?

A retinal detachment occurs when the retina (a nerve layer that lines the back wall of the eye) separates from the back of the eye.

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June 4, 2021

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Is a Retinal Tear an Emergency?

The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye that sends images to the brain. Normally, the retina lies against the back…

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May 18, 2021

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Stages of Macular Holes

The eye is largely made up of the cornea, lens, iris and retina. The retina lies along the back of the eye and is responsible…

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May 4, 2021

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What is a Scleral Buckle?

Retinal detachment is the separation of the retina from the choroid, a membrane dense with blood vessels that is located between the retina and the…

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April 18, 2021

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Can I Watch TV After Retinal Detachment?

The retina is the part of your eye that sends images to the brain through your optic nerve and is essential to your vision. Retinal…

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April 4, 2021

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How Long Does it Take to Recover from a Retinal Tear?

The retina is the layer of specialized nerve tissue lining the back of the eye that allows you to see. The inside of the eye…

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March 18, 2021

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How Does High Blood Pressure Affect Your Eyes?

High blood pressure can be very harmful to the body, causing heart and kidney problems among others. If untreated, high blood pressure can also affect…

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March 4, 2021