Category Archives: The Triangle’s Eye Specialist

4 Essential Cataract Facts Every Patient Should Know, from Park Ophthalmology

Many Triangle residents diagnosed with cataracts turn for guidance to Dr. Beth R. Friedland and Park Ophthalmology. Unfortunately, cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss among adults older than 40, and one of the main causes of blindness in … Continue reading

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3 Important Reasons Triangle Residents Choose Park Ophthalmology

Vision is the key sense that humans use to experience the world. As the year turns to autumn, Triangle residents enjoy the beauty of maple trees, flowering dogwoods, and white oaks as they turn into a kaleidoscope of oranges, reds, … Continue reading

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4 Little-Known Facts about Human Tears and Eye Health, from Park Ophthalmology

“In the blink of an eye” means lightening quick! An interesting fact, humans blink from 15 to 20 times per minute, and a single blink lasts from one-tenth to four-tenths of a second. Those short moments are what keep eyes … Continue reading

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4 Essential Nutrients That Contribute to Eye Health from Park Ophthalmology

Most Triangle residents have read that eating carrots is good for vision. Although that might sound like unscientific folk wisdom, carrots really do play an important part in maintaining eye health. Ophthalmologists in the Triangle like  Beth R. Friedland MD … Continue reading

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4 Facts to Know About Near Vision Issues from Park Ophthalmology

After age 40, many people find it harder to see items and print up close. Individuals will often hold a book or newspaper at arm’s length to focus on what is needed. This very common condition, called Presbyopia, is a … Continue reading

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4 Smartphone Habits for Triangle Eyes

Smartphones have made many aspects of life easier. We can search for directions, find a nearby restaurant or check in with the family. The steady convenience of a smartphone can often lead to overuse, which for many people can cause … Continue reading

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3 Important Suggestions that Simplify Eye Care in the Triangle

The days are growing shorter as we all head to Thanksgiving Day and the Holiday Season this year. The cooler weather means Triangle residents are spending more and more time indoors. We are watching fall sports on television, decorating for … Continue reading

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Rare yet Interesting Facts about Contact Lenses from Park Ophthalmology

Park Ophthalmology patients have a wealth of choices as they head to 2017 when it comes to vision correction and services. Consulting with Dr. Beth R. Friedland on the best treatment, whether it involves surgery, eye glasses or contact lenses, … Continue reading

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5 Crucial Facts for Eye Health and Sun Exposure from Park Ophthalmology

Fall officially begins this week and Triangle residents already have noticed slightly cooler days and the earlier arrival of dusk. It’s tempting this time of year to forget important summer habits like wearing hats outdoors and using sunglasses as the … Continue reading

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4 Fascinating Facts about the Human Eye from Park Ophthalmology

From the time most people across Raleigh and Durham get up in the morning, until they turn off the lights at night, their eyes are constantly taking in the world around them. Dr. Beth R. Friedland of Park Ophthalmology in … Continue reading

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