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Why Fall Allergies Make Your Dry Eyes Worse

Fall is almost universally touted as the best of the four seasons. Green leaves give way to vivid hues of orange, yellow and red. Cozy sweaters and warm boots are back in style, not to mention apple picking season is in full swing. What’s not to love? Well, for some people, this beautiful change in… Read More

Glaucoma Is Irreversible, but Not Unstoppable

Glaucoma is a condition that affects almost 2% of Americans older than 40. That’s over 2.5 million people! It causes permanent vision loss if left untreated, and is notoriously hard to detect without a proper eye exam. In fact, there are usually no symptoms until some vision is already lost. So what can we do… Read More

The Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are no joke. They block vision, create painful glare, and desaturate colors. They affect over 24 million Americans older than 40, more people than any other vision problem in America, and are in fact the leading cause of blindness worldwide. What Exactly is a Cataract? Cataracts are caused by a buildup of certain proteins… Read More

Floaters: What are They, and are They Dangerous?

Have you ever been looking up at the sky on a bright day, and noticed some string-like or dot-like phantasms “floating” across your vision? Then, the second you try to look at them – they fly away! Don’t be alarmed, you (probably) aren’t crazy – just about everyone has “eye floaters” to some degree. They… Read More

What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

As the name suggests, dry eye syndrome causes the sufferer’s eyes to become dry and irritated, leading to problems such as soreness, light sensitivity, and blurred vision. If left untreated, it can cause more serious complications, such as ulcers or scarring on the cornea, risk of infection, and (strange as it may sound) chronically watery… Read More