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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 eye’s

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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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Eye surgeon in Port Orange

What Causes Cataracts?

Eye Surgeon in Port Orange Aging is the most common cause. This is due to normal eye changes that happen starting around age 40. That is when normal proteins in the lens start to break down. This is what causes the lens to get cloudy. People over age 60 usually start to have some clouding of their lenses. However, vision problems may not happen until years later. Other reasons you may get cataracts include: having parents, brothers, sisters, or other

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kids eye care in New Smyrna Beach

Should My Children Wear Sunglasses?

Kids eye care in New Smyrna Beach On bright, sunny days, most adults wear sunglasses when they are outside or driving. However, how often do you see children wear sunglasses? It is rare, isn’t it? This should not be the case. Children need to protect their eyes just as much as adults, if not more. UV exposure can harm the eyes as well as the skin, and the cumulative effect of UV rays can be very damaging. Many parents have

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Cataract Surgery in Port Orange

When should I get cataract surgery?

Cataract Surgery in Port Orange As cataracts grow, they can cause more symptoms. You could have dimmed, blurred, or yellowed vision. You may also have double vision when you look at things through the eye affected by the cataract. These problems can make it harder to read, work on a computer, and do anything else that calls for clear eyesight. You may have poor night vision and find it harder to drive when it’s dark. People with advanced cataracts can

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Eye Doctor in Port Orange

What are Floaters and Flashes?

As we age, many people experience strange “phantom” objects in their eyes that come and go. A visit to the Eye Doctor in Port Orange will help diagnose the issue and in many cases it’s simply floaters in the eye. What are Floaters? Floaters look like small specks, dots, circles, lines or cobwebs in your field of vision. While they seem to be in front of your eye, they are floating inside. Floaters are tiny clumps of gel or cells

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