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Dry Eye

Dry eye occurs when your body does not produce enough tears to provide ample lubrication for your eyes.  It can be extremely uncomfortable, with millions of people suffering from chronic or intermittent dry eye all over the United States. If you have chronic dry eyes you may be suffering from dry eye syndrome.  This is […]

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Eye Floaters and Flashes

Eye floaters are the tiny spots or flecks that come into your field of vision.  Although they are annoying, they are relatively common and should not be of much concern.  It is when there is a shower of floaters, or if they are accompanied by a flash of light, that you should seek immediate medical […]

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Hyperopia – Farsightedness

Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is a common vision problem where those who have this condition can see distant objects clearly, but have difficulty focusing on objects that are close.  This is also referred to as hypermetropia.   Hyperopia is considered a disorder rather than a disease, as it is a refractive error in the eye.  This […]

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Presbyopia (Aging Eyes)

Presbyopia is when people (usually over the age of 40) experience blurred vision when reading, working at a computer, and otherwise.  It develops as the eyes age.   It is believed to come from the gradual thickening and/or loss of flexibility of the natural lens inside the eyes.  This occurs within the proteins in the […]

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