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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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First Surgery to Correct Presbyopia with New Intraocular Lens Implant Performed in Northern Nevada by Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D.

Procedure for correcting aging eyesight adds to the list of “firsts” for Eye Care Professionals, and brings vision correction opportunities to Nevada residents. Eye Care Professionals is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. is the first surgeon in northern Nevada to surgically implant a new type of intraocular lens (IOL), the RayOne EMV, which provides patients undergoing cataract [...]

First Surgery to Correct Presbyopia with New Intraocular Lens Implant Performed in Northern Nevada by Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D.2022-05-03T21:07:47+00:00
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Lipiflow Treatment vs IPL: Which One is For You?

To say having dry eyes makes your life more difficult would be quite an understatement. It's more than that, though. Having dry eyes is not only uncomfortable in the short-term, it can also lead to irreversible damage in the long-term. This is why a solution is more than just a cosmetic procedure. Dry eyes are not something to "just live [...]

Lipiflow Treatment vs IPL: Which One is For You?2022-01-10T17:12:34+00:00
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What is the Most Advanced Eye Surgery?

You're tired of poor vision. Whether it be from cataracts, nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, your eyes don't allow you to see everything with the clarity you wish you had. Poor vision can be corrected! You're ready to finally do something about it. The question is, what?  You're looking to learn more about advanced eye surgery in Reno, NV. What can [...]

What is the Most Advanced Eye Surgery?2021-10-15T17:25:49+00:00
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What Happens if You Blink During Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. If you struggle with cloudy vision, difficulty seeing at night, light sensitivity, and seeing excessive glare, you may be experiencing the early stages of cataracts. As the condition progresses, eyesight in the affected eye will be impaired. This isn't something to ignore because cataracts will not “fix themselves”, they require [...]

What Happens if You Blink During Cataract Surgery?2021-10-15T17:19:42+00:00
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When to See an Ophthalmologist

Most people have a general practitioner or family doctor they go to for general health concerns and annual check-ups, but sometimes you need to see a specialist. If you have a toothache, you book an appointment with your dentist. If you were having trouble with chest pain, you would see a cardiologist. For every special medical need, there is a [...]

When to See an Ophthalmologist2021-10-13T17:27:31+00:00
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What is the Difference Between Optometrist, Ophthalmologist, and Optician?

What kind of doctor would you go to after a heart attack? You probably know the answer is a Cardiologist. If you were going to have a baby, you know the doctor to see is an OB/GYN. These are commonly known medical specialists. But what about if you're having trouble with your eyes? There are actually three different types of [...]

What is the Difference Between Optometrist, Ophthalmologist, and Optician?2021-08-24T22:58:05+00:00
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How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery

Sometimes, going to the doctor is scary. Plenty of adults have fears and reservations around their eyes and going to see an eye doctor. A common cause for anxiety is having cataracts and considering cataract surgery. Patients want to know, “Will I be awake? Will it hurt? Will I recover easily?” There's no shame in admitting that someone performing surgery [...]

How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery2021-07-06T21:35:47+00:00
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What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon

As you age, your vision gets worse. While this is true for nearly everyone, it becomes particularly difficult to live a normal life if you develop cataracts. Thankfully, today's best eye doctors can perform a cataract surgery and return your sense of normalcy. Before we discuss who can perform this surgery for you, let's first go over exactly what cataracts [...]

What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon2021-06-02T21:52:05+00:00
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Facial paralysis: On reanimating eyes that don’t close

People with facial palsy, or facial paralysis (which is usually on one side) often have difficulty closing the eye. This exposes the eye surface to the harsh elements and deprives the eye of the lubricating effect of an eye closing. A research team from Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, studied the quality of life outcomes of [...]

Facial paralysis: On reanimating eyes that don’t close2021-05-25T21:49:59+00:00
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