Eye Health & Disease

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy, is damage to the retina caused by complications of diabetes and is the leading cause of blindness in American adults. It is an ocular manifestation of diabetes, a systemic disease, which affects up to 80 percent of all patients who have had diabetes for 10 years or more. The longer a…
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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome Dry eye syndrome is a condition in which there are insufficient tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear vision. People with dry eye do not produce enough tears or have a poor quality of…
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma Glaucoma is a an eye disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. Once thought to be only a high eye pressure problem, it is now known to be a more complex condition. There isn't one specific level of eye pressure that leads to vision disturbances. Many factors…
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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration, often referred to as AMD, is a medical condition which usually affects older adults. This vision-stealing disease is the result of degeneration to the macula and results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field because of the damage to the retina. It occurs in dry…
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