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Eye Diseases & Disorders, At A Glance

Issue 34.14

You may have heard of some of the following eye conditions, but did you know if left untreated they can lead to vision loss and blindness? Some of these diseases and disorders may have very few or even no early warning signs or symptoms. Regular, annual eye exams are really your […]

Are ‘Floaters’ Affecting Your Vision?… How Serious Are They?

Issue 18.14

Have you ever seen small moving spots in your eye? Maybe a thread or a fragment of cobweb drifting by? That’s a floater.

People usually describe floaters as gray, black or translucent. They vary in size and intensity. And they are more noticeable when there is a single color background like […]

Cataracts And The Intraocular Lens

Issue 50.13

Before intraocular lenses (IOLs) were developed, people had to wear very thick eyeglasses or special contact lenses to be able to see after cataract surgery. Now, with cataract lens replacement, several types of IOL implants are available to help people enjoy improved vision. Discuss these options with your eye doctor to […]