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Eye Diseases

WHAT IS GLAUCOMA?

2020-07-11T22:16:56-07:00

Glaucoma is a group of serious eye conditions when the optic nerve is being damaged, leading to progressive and irreversible vision loss.  It is one of the leading causes of blindness for people age 60 and older.  Even though glaucoma is more common in older adults, it can occur at any age. Glaucoma is sometimes [...]

WHAT IS GLAUCOMA?2020-07-11T22:16:56-07:00

WHAT IS DIABETIC RETINOPATHY?

2020-07-11T18:58:20-07:00

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that may develop in patients with diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational) and can lead to vision loss and blindness.  It is the leading cause of blindness among adults in the US and usually affects both eyes. When left untreated or when not under control, high blood sugar [...]

WHAT IS DIABETIC RETINOPATHY?2020-07-11T18:58:20-07:00

WHAT IS CATARACT?

2020-07-11T17:03:03-07:00

A cataract is the clouding of your normally clear lens inside of your eye due to aging.  It typically develops slowly over time and mostly affects people age 55 and over. A clear lens allows light to focus onto the retina to produce a clear image.  When clouding occurs due to a cataract, you will [...]

WHAT IS CATARACT?2020-07-11T17:03:03-07:00

WHAT IS AGED-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?

2020-07-23T02:19:31-07:00

Aged-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the deterioration of the macula, the central portion of your retina that controls visual acuity (your ability to read, recognize faces and colors, drive, watch television, use a computer, and perform any other visual task that requires you to see fine detail). AMD is the leading cause of vision loss [...]

WHAT IS AGED-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?2020-07-23T02:19:31-07:00
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