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Understanding Presbyopia

Much like you would focus the lens of a camera on a object based on it’s distance, the lens of our eye is able to focus on objects at different distances so that we can see them clearly. This process is known as “accommodation”. The ability of our lens to …

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What are these Spots in my Eyes

Sometime when you look you can see bits floating in your eye. Even when you move your eye about they don’t seem to go away. You may see these blobs as spots, dots, circles, clouds, spidery webs, or various effects. These spots are known as floaters’ and although there is …

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Macular Degeneration Treatments

Macular degeneration affects over one and a half million Americans over the age of 40, and many more people bear a high-risk of losing their vision at some point in the future. This disease affects the ‘macula’ of the eye (the center of the retina). Common symptoms of macular degeneration …

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Lazy Eye Symptoms and Treatments

Lazy eye or amblyopia is reduced vision in an eye that did not develop normal eye sight during early childhood. The brain has not received clear images from this eye and uses the image from the stronger eye to see. Lazy eye can be caused by different eye conditions which …

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Styes

A stye is an infected root of an eyelash. A stye is a painful, usually red swelling on the eyelid usually coursed by a bacterial infection. The likely bacteria, to cause the infection are the staphylococcus. This is common bacterium that is frequently found on healthy skin. It is usually …

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Development of an Infants Vision

The newborn baby will develop their vision normally if all goes well as they get older. The reasons that newborns have temporary vision loss after birth and up to about two months or more is all due to the brain developments taking place after birth. Let us take a look …

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Taking Good Care of your Eyes

Our eyes are so very important to us. We depend on them every day . Yet most people don’t realize just how important they are until a visual impairment occurs and good eyesight is lost. To give you an idea of this, try doing your activities of daily living for …

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Improving your Vision Naturally

About two years ago I went to see my optometrist. In the examine my doctor said, “oh my”, “wow” and “that’s not good.” phrases you don’t want to hear from your eye doctor. My heart started racing, my mind starting filling with fear that I was going blind, and I …

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What causes Pink Eye

Pink eye, clinically known as conjunctivitis, is a condition in which the whites of the eyes are inflamed and turn pink or red. It may also include inflammation or swelling of the eyelids, outside eye, or the cornea, deeper inside the eye. The same symptoms can be produced by several …

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