May 2019

28
May

Astigmatism Treatment

Astigmatism is a common vision problem that simply means the cornea is shaped irregularly. You may think of the cornea as a basketball and when you introduce an astigmatism the basketball now looks more like a football. The severity level of the astigmatism determines what treatment route is recommended. What Causes Astigmatism? Although most are born with their astigmatism, some

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22
May

Eye Styes

Styes are very common, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t painful or irritating. An eye stye can form when one of the glands along the base of your eyelashes becomes clogged and infected. Styes, which look similar to pimples, can form on your eyelid or the lining of your eye. The stye and the area around it might be tender

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19
May

High Blood Pressure and Vision Loss Prevention

Most people know that high blood pressure (hypertension) can cause heart and kidney disease, but most don’t realize it can cause eye disease and permanent vision loss as well. Here’s what you need to know to protect your vision. What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is simply the amount of “squeeze” your heart puts into each beat to move blood

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15
May

9 Possible Causes of Red Eye

You walk into work and the first thing your coworker says is, “Your eyes are so red today!” They might give you a hard time about staying up too late on a work night, but in fact there are several causes of red eye. Seasonal or Environmental Allergies Pets, pollen, dust, and mold can all cause allergic reactions. Allergies are

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