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Debunking the Most Prevailing Myths about Recovering from Cataract Surgery

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Cataracts are one of the most common problems that affect the vision of an aging adult, and yet there are many people who suffer with cataracts, avoiding surgical help, due to some fairly common myths about recovering from the procedure. If you have been dealing with cataracts and prolonging treatment, it is a good idea to get familiar with the actual facts about recovery. Here are a few of the most common myths about what you should expect after cataract surgery and the truths that you will be relieved to know. Read More»

3 Causes Of Burst Blood Vessels In Eyes

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You wake up in the morning, go into the bathroom to brush your teeth, look in the mirror, and see blood where the whites of your eyes should be. It’s understandable that that might frighten you a little – or a lot! But before you start to panic about bleeding from the eyes, you should know that what you’re seeing is called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, and it’s usually harmless. Here’s what you need to know about why it happens: Read More»

5 Things You Need To Know About Diabetic Papillopathy

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As a diabetic, you probably already know that diabetes can lead to serious complications throughout your body. Nerve and foot problems are well known, but you may not know that diabetes can also affect your eyes. Here are five things you need to know about diabetic papillopathy. What is diabetic papillopathy? Diabetic papillopathy is a complication of diabetes. People with this condition have swelling of the optic disc, a part of the optic nerve. Read More»

Which Bifocal Contact Lenses Are Best For Me?

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Bifocals are one way to treat presbyopia. This is a vision problem that some individuals face when they are between 40 and 45 years old. Around this age, many patients lose the ability to focus on smaller text that is nearby. Bifocals contain two prescriptions for one lens. One prescription is designed for reading, while the other is designed for distance vision. When getting a prescription for bifocal contact lenses, you will have to choose among several types of lenses. Read More»

Cataract Surgery Tips: How You Can Help Your Parent With Recovery

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Cataracts is an eye condition caused by a buildup of protein in the eye. Although it can occur at any age, it is far more common in those who are 75-years old—or older. If your parent or loved one is suffering from cataracts, they will likely need surgery to correct the problem. Although the recovery time is not very long or painful, your loved one will likely need help for the first few hours—or days—after the surgery. Read More»