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Exercise Offers Protective Benefits to the Eyes

For decades, we’ve been told that we need to exercise. Often, we perceive the value of movement as it relates to weight loss and management. There is much more to the recommendations for physical activity than that. Engaging in exercise, a sport, or a physical hobby like dance offers numerous emotional and physiological benefits. In… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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Choices in Intraocular Lens Implants

Cataract removal is a two-part process. Because the procedure involves removing a clouded lens, there is a necessity for a new lens. Decades ago, when cataract surgery was first developed, patients were left with an enormous need for eyeglasses. This was because there was no variety in the type of lens that was placed after… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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A Few Things You Should Know about Glaucoma

Eye health is an important aspect of our overall sense of well-being, so it is interesting that we talk very little about the serious conditions that affect millions of people in our country. Glaucoma is one of them. This common eye disease is the second-leading cause of blindness. It currently affects approximately 3 million Americans.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2019
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What is a Diabetic Eye Exam?

Diabetes is a common health condition in which the body does not produce the necessary insulin hormone to regulate blood sugar. When sugar (glucose) levels remain consistently high or vary from high to low, a person becomes susceptible to an array or secondary health conditions. Those that can affect long-term vision include glaucoma, cataracts, blurry… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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Tips for Managing Your Risk of Age-Related Eye Conditions

Once we reach a certain age, we tend to notice more frequent changes in visual acuity. We used to have no problem reading those road signs. Now we have to squint to make out the letters of signs, books, labels, and more. Studies indicate that the structures of the eye do naturally change with age.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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Think LASIK is Outdated? Think Again!

LASIK has been around since before the turn of the Century. The FDA approved this laser eye surgery in 1999. Since doctors began performing LASIK, more than 10 million procedures have been conducted in our country. Patients treated with LASIK back then appreciated the many benefits of their decision. Today’s patients still have a lot… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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Cataract Surgery Canton, Alliance & Canfield, OH

What is it Like to Recover from Cataract Surgery?

When cataracts develop, eyesight tends to progressively worsen. Cataract removal surgery is a safe and effective way to regain sharper vision. The procedure itself is uncomplicated on our end. However, we understand that patients may feel apprehensive about having eye surgery. One of the most common questions we are asked involves recovery from cataract surgery.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 4 2019
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Eye Exams Even More Important for People with Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases are characterized by the body’s misinterpretation of healthy cells. When a person has an autoimmune condition, it means that their immune system attacks healthy cells as if they were pathogens. These conditions present a number of concerns, including some that affect the eyes. Here, we take a look at a few common autoimmune… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 30 2019
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Can LASIK Fully Correct Vision?

LASIK has been a popular procedure for many years. Across our three offices, we have performed this streamlined eye surgery on numerous people interested in correcting various refractive errors. Overall, the satisfaction rate among LASIK patients is above 95 percent. The majority of people who undergo the procedure no longer need to wear glasses or… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 15 2019
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Menopausal Women are at Risk for Dry Eye

The years leading up to menopause and those that follow can be relatively unsteady for any woman. Symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats and insomnia and weight gain are just the tip of the iceberg. We typically give so much attention to these symptoms, though, that other conditions related to changing hormones could… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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