Category Archives: The Triangle’s Eye Specialist

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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4 Important Suggestions for New Patients at Park Ophthalmology

Triangle residents who haven’t seen an eye doctor in a few years, or have just moved from another part of North Carolina or the country, might be a little nervous about what to expect during an exam with a new … Continue reading

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4 Critical Facts about Eye Health and Swimming

With daytime highs climbing into the 90’s and even touching 100 degrees this week in the Raleigh-Durham area, Triangle residents are heading to the pool in huge numbers to cool off. Whether it’s a regular exercise routine or just splashing … Continue reading

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4 Promising Developments Reported in Glaucoma Treatment Study

Glaucoma patients in the Triangle may one day be able to quit using daily eye drops. This eye disease, caused by elevated pressure inside the eyes (intraocular pressure), typically is treated by daily eye drops or by surgery. Dr. Beth … Continue reading

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5 Important Facts to Know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, affects more than 2 million Americans, mostly individuals over 50 years of age; according to statistics compiled by the National Eye Institute, AMD is one of the leading causes of vision difficulties later in life. … Continue reading

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