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How To Treat Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

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Many people suffer from dry eyes, and the most common culprit is meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). This condition affects the tiny glands in your eyelids, responsible for producing the oily layer of your tears. Without this essential oil, your tears evaporate quickly, leading to dry and irritated eyes. We can treat meibomian gland dysfunction by […]

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What Are the Early Warning Signs of Macular Degeneration?

Doctor explaining age-related macular degeneration (AMD) using a plastic eye model.

Macular degeneration is a common eye condition that primarily affects older adults, leading to vision loss in the center of the visual field. This condition can significantly impact daily activities like reading, driving, and recognizing faces. Early detection of macular degeneration can make a significant difference in managing the condition effectively and maintaining quality of […]

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Can Myopia Be Reversed?

A young boy holding his phone close to his face, a possible sign of Myopia.

Myopia is a common refractive error that affects millions of people worldwide. It’s characterized by the inability to see distant objects with clear vision. The concern and curiosity around myopia are in step with its increasing prevalence, which has been on the rise in recent decades.  Unfortunately, there’s no way to reverse myopia, but there […]

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Bifocal Glasses vs. Progressive Lenses

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Navigating the world of corrective eyewear can often feel like traveling without a map, especially as we age and our visual needs shift. As a person with presbyopia, the choice between bifocal glasses and progressive lenses can be a pivotal one.  This decision can significantly impact your comfort, clarity, and even style. Bifocal glasses contain […]

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What Is Commonly Misdiagnosed as Pink Eye?

A young man with red eyes holding tissues and rubbing his eye in pain.

Many people assume red, irritated eyes are pink eye, a common eye infection. However, pink eye may not be your problem—other conditions requiring your optometrist’s attention can have similar symptoms. An eye exam can help your optometrist figure out what’s bothering your eyes.  Styes, blepharitis, dry eyes, and uveitis are just some of the conditions […]

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How to Prevent Myopia from Worsening

A woman struggling with myopia is working on the laptop and holding her glasses.

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common vision affecting billions of people worldwide. Myopia is a concern because it can cause serious eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal detachment. Fortunately, there are proven ways to slow down the development of myopia. Myopia is best controlled in children whose eyes are still growing. […]

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