Headaches

Do you suffer from headaches?  Your headaches may have something to do with your eyes. Headaches can also be related to your eyes.  There are different causes and types of headaches which include tension headaches, cluster headaches, and migraines.  

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Eye Twitch

Do you ever experience a twitch of your eye that seems to come out of nowhere and wonder what that is? An eyelid twitch or eyelid spasm is also known as myokymia.

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Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a sight threatening eye disease that occurs when there is damage to the optic nerve, usually caused by changes in eye pressure that affects more than 3 million people in the United States.

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Contact Lens Do’s and Don’ts

Contact lenses are a very popular method of correcting vision. Improper care or cleaning of contact lenses can lead to infection and, in severe cases, vision loss.  Here are some important do’s and don’ts when it comes to contact lens care.

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Floaters

Do you ever see spots or specks moving across your field of vision?  Most likely they are floaters. Learn more about them here.Do you ever see spots or specks moving across your field of vision?  Most likely they are floaters. 

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Diabetes

Diabetes is the most prevalent disease today.  29 million Americans have diabetes and there are millions more who are do not even know they are living with it. Diabetes is associated with an eye condition called diabetic retinopathy, which leads to serious complications.

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Dry Eye

Dry eye syndrome is a condition where the eyes do not produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. It can lead to many bothersome signs and symptoms.  The signs and symptoms of dry eye syndrome vary from person to person, but here are some of the most common ones you should be aware of.

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