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Vision Care

  • Coping with Macular Degeneration

    by Nadia Kalantarova, student at Suny Optometry School; graduating class of 2016 What is Macular Degeneration:  Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older.  Damage to the macula, a small spot in our retina needed for sharp, central vision which allows us to see objects straight ahead. Progression varies but […]

    Continue Reading February 11, 2016

  • January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

    What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a eye disease that can lead to vision loss and blindness. The disease occurs when there is too much pressure inside of the eye, causing damage to the optic nerve. Who is at risk? If there is a family history of glaucoma African Americans Anyone over 60 years of age Patients […]

    Continue Reading January 27, 2016

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading September 25, 2013