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  • glaucoma progression

Glaucoma Progression: What Is It, What Are the Symptoms, and How Quickly Does It Progress?

About 3 million Americans suffer from glaucoma. This disease is the second most common cause of blindness globally. There are frequently no early signs, which is why 50 percent of patients are unaware of glaucoma progression. In this article, we'll discuss glaucoma symptoms, how it affects vision, and how you can prevent further loss of sight with the help of [...]

Glaucoma Progression: What Is It, What Are the Symptoms, and How Quickly Does It Progress?2022-10-05T22:23:31+00:00
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Is There a Genetic Factor for Glaucoma?

Risk factors for glaucoma include things like eye pressure that's too high, eye injuries, and hereditary predisposition. In fact, it is believed that genetic factors play a crucial role in all major types of glaucoma. Is glaucoma hereditary? In this article, we'll look into the possibility of a genetic link between glaucoma and discuss preventative measures for those at high [...]

Is There a Genetic Factor for Glaucoma?2022-10-05T21:43:50+00:00
  • SkinPen Microneedling in Reno

SkinPen Removal: What Does a SkinPen Treatment do?

Your skin is the first thing a person notices about you. For this reason, it's a huge part of whether you are comfortable and confident. Can you honestly say your skin makes you feel good about yourself? When it comes to beautiful skin, the smallest things can make the biggest difference. This includes wrinkles and acne, even old acne scars. [...]

SkinPen Removal: What Does a SkinPen Treatment do?2022-09-13T20:43:56+00:00
  • Stretch Mark Removal in Reno

Stretch Mark Removal: Can Stretch Marks be Removed?

Our skin is pretty amazing! It grows, twists, moves with us, heels when it's injured, and even stretches. That's not to say it does all of this without damage, of course. If your skin has stretched a significant amount in a short period of time, you may have stretch marks. Stretch marks are very common. Healthline tells us that data [...]

Stretch Mark Removal: Can Stretch Marks be Removed?2022-09-13T20:23:43+00:00
  • The Causes of Retinopathy

What Are The Causes of Retinopathy?

People with diabetes are susceptible to an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy symptoms usually affect both eyes. Retinopathy occurs when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina, causing them to swell and leak. In some people, they can close and actually stop blood from passing through. Sometimes abnormal new blood vessels grow on [...]

What Are The Causes of Retinopathy?2022-08-09T20:31:34+00:00
  • Corneal Abrasion Symptoms and Treatment

All You Need to Know About Corneal Abrasion

Even without being told to do so by a medical professional, you already instinctively know not to let anything hurt your eyes. It is your natural instinct to protect your eyes from being poked or cut in any way. Yet, in the blink of an eye (pun intended!) accidents can happen.  The clear, protective "window" at the front of your [...]

All You Need to Know About Corneal Abrasion2022-08-09T19:53:00+00:00
  • Farsighted vision correction in Reno

Do Eye Exercises Help Presbyopia?

When your near vision starts to decline, everything from ordering off a restaurant's menu to reading your text messages becomes more difficult. It's quite possible if you're experiencing this and you're over the age of 40 that this is caused by Presbyopia. Presbyopia is a condition wherein the eyes lose the ability to focus on nearby objects.  Table of Contents [...]

Do Eye Exercises Help Presbyopia?2022-07-01T15:05:41+00:00
  • Fix farsighted vision in Reno

What is Presbyopia and How is it Corrected?

If you have found that it has gotten more and more difficult to see as you've grown older, you're not alone. This happens to nearly all of us as we age. In fact, it is so common that there's a name for this condition- Presbyopia. Just because it happens to many of us doesn't mean you're stuck living this way. [...]

What is Presbyopia and How is it Corrected?2022-07-01T14:38:15+00:00
  • Ask a Reno Ophthalmologist About Double Vision

Diplopia: What Is it And How Can it Be Treated?

Eyesight is something we all depend on every single day, yet we take it for granted. When there is a problem, we realize just how crucial this sense is to being able to be happy, healthy, and productive. For instance, seeing double can decrease your depth perception, making driving or walking more difficult. It can also be quite confusing and [...]

Diplopia: What Is it And How Can it Be Treated?2022-06-01T22:06:17+00:00
  • Visit a Reno Ophthalmologist for LASIK Surgery

Learn the Main Difference Between LASIK Surgery and PRK

Your eyesight is vital for your best quality of life, so correcting it is not something to put off. LASIK eye surgery is today’s most widely performed type of vision correction. This is because it works so well and has improved the lives of countless individuals. If you’re tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses, you may be a candidate [...]

Learn the Main Difference Between LASIK Surgery and PRK2022-06-01T21:52:49+00:00
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What is the Best Age to Get LASIK Surgery?

Can LASIK fix both near and farsightedness? Am I a candidate for LASIK? Does LASIK last forever? What is the success rate? As with any type of surgery, there are many different questions you may have about the potential of getting LASIK surgery. One we hear quite often is, at what age can someone get this surgery? We want to [...]

What is the Best Age to Get LASIK Surgery?2022-04-19T21:25:06+00:00
  • Visit the Reno Ophthalmologist

Which Sports Cause the Most Eye Injuries?

When you think about being injured playing a sport, probably the first few things that come to your mind are a concussion from football or a twisted ankle from soccer. Both of these are certainly possible, and quite painful as well. This is far from the end of the list. What you may not realize, though, is that there are [...]

Which Sports Cause the Most Eye Injuries?2022-04-19T21:22:36+00:00
  • Smoking can Affect Your Vision

Smoking and How it can Affect Your Vision

You would be hard pressed to find someone who didn't know that smoking cigarettes is harmful to your health. For many decades, we have been aware of the link between smoking and health conditions like lung cancer and heart disease. However, too few people realize the effect it has on other aspects of your health, including your eye health. Smoking [...]

Smoking and How it can Affect Your Vision2022-03-16T23:26:33+00:00
  • Your Risk Factors for Certain Eye Conditions

How Eye Color can Affect Your Risk Factors for Certain Eye Conditions

Sure, the color of your eyes may affect what color shirt looks the best or which shade of eyeshadow you wear, but there's a lot more to it than simple aesthetics. Did you know that your eye color can affect your risk factors for certain eye conditions? It is true! Before we answer which colors face which eye condition risks, [...]

How Eye Color can Affect Your Risk Factors for Certain Eye Conditions2022-03-16T23:23:01+00:00
  • Understanding Eye Pressure & Glaucoma

How Eye Pressure Can Lead to Glaucoma

The CDC tells us about 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. It doesn't have to be this way, though. If it’s caught early, you can preserve your vision and prevent additional vision loss. That's why it's so important to talk about glaucoma. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form, results in increased eye [...]

How Eye Pressure Can Lead to Glaucoma2022-02-27T21:09:53+00:00
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