Month: November 2019

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3 Insider Tips From An Eye Doctor If You Wear Contacts & Have Dry Eyes

As awareness about dry eye syndrome grows, more and more people are speaking up about the uncomfortable symptoms of dry, stinging, burning, gritty, red, or watery eyes. One recent study estimates that approximately 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with dry eye syndrome, while there are still many others who say they do suffer from …

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What Are The Early Signs & Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy?

November isn’t just the right time to rake leaves or plan your Thanksgiving festivities: It’s also Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month and a perfect time to think about how your diabetes and your eyesight go hand in hand. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common form of diabetic eye disease and the leading cause of blindness …

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What’s The Difference Between Dry & Wet Macular Degeneration?

Many people have heard about macular degeneration but aren’t sure what the disease means until it affects a loved one, or themselves. It’s important to know about macular degeneration—referred to as Age-Related Macular Degeneration or AMD by eye doctors— because it affects nearly 2 million Americans and is a leading cause of vision loss in …

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