Category Archives: Eye Care and Ophthalmology in the Triangle NC

6 Important Signs of School Age Vision Problems from Park Ophthalmology

Across the Raleigh-Durham area, children will be heading back to school at the end of August. Much of classroom learning requires good vision, and Park Ophthalmology wants all Triangle area students to succeed in school. Children may not know when … Continue reading

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5 Critical Facts about Color Blindness from Park Ophthalmology

Color vision plays a critical role in how people experience the everyday  world, whether it’s selecting fruits at the weekly Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market, or enjoying one of the many summer outdoor movie events in the Triangle. It is important … Continue reading

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5 Possible Causes of Blurry Vision from Park Ophthalmology

Blurry vision for some people is a daily occurrence until they put on glasses or contact lenses. And many Triangle residents only notice problems with focusing after a late night or during allergy season. Beth R. Friedland MD sees many … Continue reading

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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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