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What are the advantages and disadvantages of multifocal intraocular lenses for patients having cataract surgery?
Cataracts

What are the advantages and disadvantages of multifocal intraocular lenses for patients having cataract surgery?

A cataract is caused by the clouding of the natural human lens.  When the cloudy lens is removed with surgery, a new artificial lens is placed in the eye to focus images properly. When considering cataract surgery, it is important to discuss the risks and benefits of the surgery with …

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of multifocal intraocular lenses for patients having cataract surgery?
DSEK
General Eye Conditions

DSEK

“Put some Windex on it!”. That was the hilarious advice given by the bride’s father for any and every malady in the classic movie, ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’. Interestingly, though Windex works great on windows, it doesn’t do a very good job on the windows of the eyes. The …

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DSEK
Signs that You Need an Eye Exam
General Eye Conditions

Signs that You Need an Eye Exam

Most people only have a comprehensive eye exam every 2 years to ensure healthy eyes and sharp vision. Those with medical conditions such as diabetes, or other ocular disorders, previous eye trauma or surgery, high prescriptions, or a family history of glaucoma or macular degeneration will need to see their …

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Signs that You Need an Eye Exam
The Safe Way to Wear Eye Makeup
Oculoplastics/Aesthetics

The Safe Way to Wear Eye Makeup

Most eye makeup is relatively safe when used properly. However, under certain circumstances, makeup can lead to infection or injury of the eye. In rare cases, women have been temporarily or permanently blinded by an infection resulting from the use of eye makeup. The following tips can help prevent eye …

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The Safe Way to Wear Eye Makeup
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Glaucoma

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. In the United States, primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is the most common form of glaucoma and is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in African Americans. Unfortunately, the disease process is asymptomatic until advanced loss of peripheral vision occurs very late …

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Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month
Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is an eye disease that typically does not have symptoms early on, but may cause gradual, permanent loss of vision over time, if left untreated. It can affect people of all ages, but the most common forms primarily affect the middle-aged and elderly population. Glaucoma is the second leading …

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month