Category Archives: Eye Care and Eye Health

4 Significant Reasons Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams

  One in 10 Americans has diabetes, a disease that can cause eventually cause blindness. Annual eye exams are crucial to prevent this type of vision loss, yet 60 percent of diabetics fail to get regular eye exams, according to … Continue reading

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4 Reasons People Avoid Regular Eye Exams

Spring has arrived and Triangle area residents have begun the seasonal tasks of planning vegetable gardens and planting colorful flowers for summer blooms. If it’s getting more difficult to read the small print on the seed packets, it might be … Continue reading

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Beth R. Friedland M.D. Helps Patients Cope with Seasonal Eye Irritations

Spring is in full swing as we quickly head into May in the Raleigh-Durham area and the flowers popping up everywhere. The JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State has begun it free guided tours for the season and our … Continue reading

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Park Ophthalmology in the Triangle Details Eye Injury Prevention

Glasses not only help people have better vision, they also protect the eyes from certain injuries. Yet, glasses alone are not enough to protect eyes from injuries common to some sports and activities. The American Academy of Ophthalmology reports that … Continue reading

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Park Ophthalmology in the Triangle Explains Common Terms for Eye Patients

Beth R. Friedland M.D. of Park Ophthalmology knows that accurate communication ensures the best eye health and vision possible for all of her patients in the Raleigh-Durham area. She is always eager to help patients understand as much as possible … Continue reading

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5 Suggestions for Eye Health from Park Ophthalmology of the Triangle

Residents in the Triangle area might think their eyes are playing tricks on them as skeletons pop out of the neighbor’s lawn next door and witches loom from front porches. It is the Halloween Season across Wake and Durham County. … Continue reading

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Eye Conditions in the Triangle Need Prompt Evaluation by Park Ophthalmology

Crisp fall days in the Triangle are perfect for taking in the beauty of North Carolina as the trees transform their leaves from green to vibrant orange and red. Healthy eyes and clear vision enhances enjoyment of a hike through … Continue reading

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It is Time to Schedule a Comprehensive Eye Exam with Park Ophthalmology

It’s almost Labor Day weekend. 2014 is flying by! Many people in The Triangle are making plans for a holiday weekend at the coast or in the mountains, preparing to say goodbye to summer 2014. With Labor Day weekend being … Continue reading

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Chlorine’s Effects on the Eyes

The cold, bright blue pool water here in the Triangle feels so refreshing in the summertime heat! Not only is swimming a great way to cool off, but it’s also great exercise. From diving for rings to making a splash … Continue reading

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2 Reasons Your Eyes Need Sleep

It is 2014, and sleep is so overrated these days. Many people will share the fact that it is a full third of the day wasted. The time could certainly be put to better use. Is a good night’s sleep … Continue reading

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