Category Archives: Eye Care and Ophthalmology in the Triangle NC

6 Health Conditions Park Ophthalmology Eye Exams May Discover

Many Triangle residents postpone their annual eye exam because they haven’t noticed vision changes. However, an appointment with local Ophthalmologist Beth R. Friedland MD can reveal much more when examining eyes; even the simple things, like new contacts or eyeglasses. … Continue reading

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5 Summer Tips to Remember When Choosing Sunglasses

Summer is right around the corner; Triangle residents are spending more time gardening, grilling, at the beach and other outdoor activities. With all that wonderful time out in the sunshine, it’s more important than ever to protect the eyes from … Continue reading

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4 Facts About Night Blindness, from Park Ophthalmology

The beginning of Daylight Saving Time was a welcome change to Triangle residents who enjoy more daylight hours in the evenings. It’s also helpful for those who find driving and other tasks more difficult at night. Beth R. Friedland MD … Continue reading

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5 Critical Links with Eyes, Lifestyle, and General Health, from Park Ophthalmology

Beth R. Friedland M.D., of Park Ophthalmology, has known for a long time that vision can be affected by bodily diseases, a sedentary lifestyle, and unhealthy eating and drinking.  Researchers have explored links between high cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, … Continue reading

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8 Signs that an Eye Exam is Needed from Park Ophthalmology

Vision changes can happen so gradually that it isn’t surprising that many Triangle residents don’t schedule an eye exam until they have trouble reading road signs or a computer screen. Although the main reason to see an eye specialist might … Continue reading

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4 Important Points that Help Triangle Patients Understand Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a devious eye disease that does much of its damage before the patient notices vision loss. However, with early diagnosis, patients can begin treatments to manage the disease. The Triangle area is fortunate to have Ophthalmologist Dr. Beth … Continue reading

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5 Facts the Triangle Needs to Know about Winter Eye Health

The Triangle has certainly gotten its share of snow and cold temperatures in the past week, making for treacherous roads and school closings. What isn’t so obvious is that cold and snow present special challenges for eye health. On the … Continue reading

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4 Important Indicators of Senior Vision Problems

People across the Triangle expect their bodies to change with age. There is also a decline in vision, and it is common in those patients older than 60. Although vision loss is a normal part of the aging process, some … Continue reading

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4 Surprising Facts about Sports-Related Eye Injuries

In North Carolina, 4,000 school children suffer eye injuries every year according to the National Society to Prevent Blindness. As an Ophthalmologist in the Triangle, Dr. Beth R. Friedland treats many of those injuries. Sports account for the vast majority … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Consider Park Ophthalmology in the Triangle

Moving to the Triangle is a challenge for many newcomers. There are a lot of decisions to make, from where to live, to finding a new doctor, dentist and eye health specialist. If brand new to Durham and Raleigh, turn … Continue reading

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