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Eye Exam in Port Orange

Who Should Have An Eye Exam?

Eye Exam in Port Orange Well for starters, the NFL referee that missed the pass interference call in the NFC Championship game last year should have an eye exam! JUST KIDDING however, it was a bad call if you ask me. One of the biggest determining factors is age. Children 3 Years and Younger For children under 3, your pediatrician will likely look for the most common eye problems — lazy eye, crossed eyes or misaligned eyes. If there are

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Eye Exam in New Smyrna Beach

10 Diseases That an Eye Exam Can Detect

Eye Exam in New Smyrna Beach An eye exam involves a series of tests to evaluate your vision and check for eye diseases. Your eye doctor may use a variety of instruments, shine bright lights directly at your eyes and request that you look through an array of lenses. Each test during an eye exam evaluates a different aspect of your vision or eye health. Here is a preview of ten diseases that can be found at the Precision Eye

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NATIONAL EYE EXAM MONTH – August

August is National Eye Exam Month For many of us, July marks the halfway point of summer vacation and soon preparations for returning to school will begin. Getting a vision exam is a part of that process. Healthy vision is key to a great start to school! It’s also part of a overall health. Deteriorating vision can be an early indicator of other health issues. Getting vision exams on a regular schedule helps doctors to identify issues in their early

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Eye Doctor in Holly Hill

Coconut Oil: The Top Natural Eye Lubricant

Eye Doctor in Holly Hill Have you ever dealt with dry, itchy eyes? They may sting, feel gritty or overly sensitive. This is a common condition that affects as many as one in three people. Now, what if I told you that using coconut oil for eyes could ease discomfort naturally? Also known as keratitis sicca or xerophthalmia, dry eyes can result when tear fluid is produced too slowly or evaporates too quickly. While it’s common to ease discomfort the obvious

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Eye Care Provider in Daytona Beach

Night Vision Problems: What’s to Blame

Eye Care Provider in Daytona Beach Do you have problems seeing at night? Millions of Americans do. You may just need glasses, especially if you’re nearsighted. On the other hand, it could mean that you have cataracts or other issues. If you’re afraid to hit the road after dark because you can’t see, let your doctor know. What Causes It? A wide range of conditions — from sun exposure to diabetes — makes it hard to see at night: Cataracts – Your

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Eye Doctor in Daytona Beach

Are Blue Eyes More Light Sensitive?

Myth or Fact: People with Light Eyes are More Sensitive to Sunlight If you have blue, green, or gray eyes, you may have noticed yourself squinting into the sunlight more than your brown-eyed counterparts or needing a respite from the fluorescent lights at work. You may wonder if it’s all in your head — or is there truth to the rumor that people with light eyes are more sensitive to sunlight? According to ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, Dr. Orest Krajnyk,

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Eye Doctor in Daytona Beach

Body Weight is Linked to Eye Pressure and Vision Health

Eye Doctor in Daytona Beach Obesity is nationwide health concern today. Statistics show that over one-third of Americans are obese, and the numbers are increasing each year. Affecting much more than just body image, obesity increases your risk of developing chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, and hypertension. Recent studies indicate that being overweight could even impact your eye health. According to the Beaver Dam Eye Study, obesity is linked to elevated pressure inside the eyes known

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In Office Cataract Surgery in Edgewater

The future of cataract surgery

In Office Cataract Surgery in Edgewater Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, shares his predictions for what might be in store in the next decade. Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, is considered one of the visionaries in the field of cataract and refractive surgery. He is a pillar in both the practice of ophthalmology and industry of ophthalmology. That’s why I felt he was the best person to share his reflections and predictions on future direction in cataract surgery. Recently, I sat down

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Cataract Surgery in Daytona Beach

A safe, effective alternative to IV

Cataract Surgery in Daytona Beach   Analysis finds MKO Melt controls pain and anxiety during cataract surgery. After an analysis of 610 patients, the MKO Melt was found to be an effective means for controlling pain and anxiety during cataract surgery, with the advantage of reducing the need for IV medications. My colleagues and I at Avanti Anesthesia and the Eye Center of Texas at Kirby Glen Surgery Center designed a prospective, controlled analysis of patients undergoing cataract surgery to

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Eye Care Provider in Edgewater

Eye Problems & Diseases – Styes

Eye Care Provider in Edgewater – A stye develops when an eyelid gland at the base of an eyelash becomes infected. Resembling a pimple on the eyelid, a stye can grow on the inside or outside of the lid and can occur at any age. While styes are not harmful to vision if they persist you should schedule a comprehensive eye exam for additional consultation with your eye doctor. A stye initially brings pain, redness, tenderness and swelling in the

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