What Exactly Are Cataracts?

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 55, but are often misunderstood by members of the general public. A cataract is not a “growth” but a clouding of the lens of the eye that hampers vision. While elderly people have a much greater risk of developing cataracts, younger people […]
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How Is Glaucoma Treated?

Glaucoma is sort of an ocular hypertension, or high blood pressure in the eye.  More than 2 million Americans suffer some type of vision loss due to glaucoma, but about half of those people do not even realize they are losing their sight due to the disease. Early detection and treatment is critical to preventing […]
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