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Smoking and Eyesight

Smoking has damaging affects every organ in your body, including your eyes. While many people know that smoking can cause heart disease and cancer, the various sight-threatening vision and eye problems that can be caused by smoking are not as well-known.

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Ocular Allergies

Eye allergies can come without warning and be caused by known or unknown sources. We typically associate them with airborne triggers such as hay fever, pollen or grass. Ocular allergies are a byproduct of environmental factors aggravating your immune system which can make daily tasks quite uncomfortable. It’s also common for some allergic reactions to […]

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia is a vision disorder in which (usually) one eye does not achieve normal vision.  This usually begins to occur in infancy or early childhood. Most cases of lazy eye only occur in one eye, but in rare cases it can occur in both eyes.  If caught and treated early enough, reduced vision can be […]

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AMD – Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the breakdown of ones macula.  The macula is an area in the retina that is responsible for central vision and is makes it possible to see fine details.   AMD occurs with age, as the body begins to deteriorate, and can cause serious vision loss in those over the age […]

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