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Glaucoma—The Silent Thief . . .

Issue 40.16

Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve.

It is estimated that three million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half of […]

Life Just Looks Better Without Reading Glasses… Introducing The KAMRA™ Inlay

Issue 10.16

The day we’ve been waiting for has arrived! After much anticipation on our part, as well as that of our patients, the FDA has approved the procedure that will reduce or eliminate dependence on reading glasses.

Why Near Vision?

Nearly all adults over the age of 40 experience great frustration with […]

January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month… So What Is Glaucoma Anyway?

Issue 4.16

Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve.

It is estimated that three million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half of […]

Diabetes And The Eye

Issue 46.15

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. It is the number one cause of blindness in the United States. Although glucose is an important source of energy for the body’s cells, too much glucose in the blood […]

Desert Living And Dry Eyes

Issue 41.15

My wife and I arrived here to the home of our dreams about a month ago in the middle of 110 degree days. I must admit that we wondered if J. Golden Kimball might have been right when he purportedly said, “If I had a house in hell and one in […]