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macular degeneration

The Value of Genetic Testing for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Detection

December 10, 2014 - Posted by admin

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in people over age 55 throughout the developed world. The potential for blindness or vision loss from all types of AMD increases if the disease is undetected, untreated or incorrectly …

 
 
glaucoma

The Role of Diet in Reducing Glaucoma Risk

December 9, 2014 - Posted by admin

As you may know, glaucoma is one of the vision diseases that affect people as they age. The disease, which unfortunately ends in blindness, usually begins with an increase in pressure in the eye, which leads to damage in the …

 
 
seasonal eye care

‘Tis the Season to be Sneezin’

December 8, 2014 - Posted by admin
 
 
3 Creative Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season

3 Creative Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season

November 20, 2014 - Posted by admin

Are you having trouble thinking of gift ideas for this holiday season? Do you feel like you’re completely out of ideas? Look no further because EyeCare 20/20 is ready with a list full of creative gift ideas for your loved …

 
 
How to care for your dry eyes

How To Care For Your Dry Eyes

November 18, 2014 - Posted by admin

From chronic dryness to low humidity in the winter months, there are many causes of dry eyes. While most people know how to deal with dry skin, there are many people who are unsure of what to do about their …

 
 
3 Ways To Keep Your Eyes Safe This Winter

3 Ways To Keep Your Eyes Safe This Winter

November 13, 2014 - Posted by admin

With the weather changing and snowfall on the horizon, it can be easy to focus on staying warm and not on the safety of your eyes. Cold weather, though, can be just as irritating to your eyes as the UV …

 
 
Portrait of happy smiling young woman.

3 Common Eye Disorders You Should Know About

November 11, 2014 - Posted by admin

The eyes are a very sensitive and intricate part of the body. When they’re working properly, they provide you with the power of sight: a gift worth celebrating. However, there are many ailments that can affect your vision, sometimes requiring …

 
 
7 Facts You Never Knew About Your Eyes

7 Facts You Never Knew About Your Eyes

November 6, 2014 - Posted by admin

On the surface, eyes seem like a physically small part of the body. They are, however, very complex organs that constantly perform a variety of tasks including detecting light, focusing and transmitting information to the brain. Through research, eye doctors …

 
 
The Marvel of Laser Eye Surgery

The Marvel of Laser Eye Surgery

November 4, 2014 - Posted by admin

The use of lasers to improve eyesight has become a relatively common practice these days, but it wasn’t always this way. Eyes are delicate and precious but also an extremely complex part of the human body. With such complexity, it …

 
 
Humans of September

Humans of September

October 30, 2014 - Posted by admin

Dr. Cary Silverman from EyeCare 20/20 is more than just an ophthalmologist; he’s a photographer as well! In his spare time outside of the office, Dr. Silverman indulges in photography as a type of personal satisfaction outside of his job …