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  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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  • 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. [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • Dr. Matthew Mills and Tomas Mundarain_RayOne EMV

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 [...]

  • Get LASIK Surgery

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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

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