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In the Journals

Amazing Vision Technology: Retina Implant Turns Text To Braille

Traditional text can now be viewed as Braille with this revolutionary implant.
Retina implants have been used for years as a revolutionary way to restore partial vision to those who have lost their eyesight through outer retinal degeneration. This destructive vision problem is a deterioration of the retina―the specialized light-sensitive tissue at the back of the […]

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Eye On The Prize: Don’t Lose Sight Of Proper Eye Health

While many value strong eyesight, very few maintain healthy eye practices.
It is no secret how important our eyesight is to our overall health and daily functions. In a recent study, people from all around the world said that would give up pretty much anything―lose their sense of taste, give up half their pay, lose their […]

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By |January 15th, 2013|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Are Vision Problems The Cause Of Our Headaches?

New studies look at the connection between headaches and vision problems.
There are few worse reoccurring pains and aches than those that are accompanied by a pounding headache. They often come when we least expect them―sitting on the couch reading a great book, concentrating hard at our desks looking over a pile of work, sitting outside […]

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By |December 27th, 2012|EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Vision Loss Is On The Rise Due In Part To Diabetes

The number of Americans with vision loss is rising dramatically each year.
Each decade, America is seeing more and more individuals who are beginning to suffer from non-refractive visual impairment. Whether this is due to vision problems such as cataracts or glaucoma, or simply the regular vision side effects that often accompany the aging process, the […]

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By |December 20th, 2012|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Music Helps To Relax Patients During Cataract Surgery

New study shows your favorite song may relax you during vision surgery.
Music has always been a source of relaxation and serenity for many people all across the world. Whether you are having a stressful day and are looking for a chance to relax, or you are feeling anxious about an upcoming work meeting or personal […]

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By |November 22nd, 2012|Cataract surgery, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Cataract Surgery May Not Lead To Age-Related Macular Degeneration

New study shows there is no apparent risk of AMD following cataract surgery.
Any major surgical procedure comes with a certain amount of possible risks and side effects. For patients who are undergoing eye surgery, these side effects could involve minor irritation or soreness following the surgery, or sometimes even larger risks depending on just how […]

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By |November 20th, 2012|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

The Eye Care Buzz: Could Caffeine Help To Prevent Dry Eyes?

New studies show that caffeine could be beneficial for those with dry eyes.
When it comes to getting up and getting ready in the early hours of the morning, every person has their own routine and day-to-day rituals that wake them up and get them ready for the full day ahead of them. For some, this […]

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Vision Health: The Long-Term Use of Statins May Prolong Cataracts

Studies show that statins may prolong cataract risk in those under 75.
As we get older, many people will begin to find that their health and well-being is no longer quite as resilient as it used to be. For instance, as you get older and older (beginning as soon as your early 30’s), you will find […]

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Could Video Games Improve Eyesight And Cure Cataracts?

New studies reveal interesting findings on video games and cataracts.
Since video games became a childhood household staple nearly 30 years ago, they have been met with a lot of criticism and uncertainty from people all over the world. Doctors were suggesting that these pixilated graphic images could do damage to a child’s vision, while parents […]

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Can Aspirin Use Increase The Risk For Aging Macular Degeneration?

New studies may have found a link between AMD and frequent aspirin use.
There are many different vitamins and medicines that people will take on a daily basis in order to help fix a health problem or disorder, or even to improve their overall quality of life. For instance, many people will take regular doses of […]

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By |January 10th, 2012|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Outside Interests|0 Comments