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4 Important Developments in Ophthalmology Research and Eye Health

Early this month, more than 11,000 researchers gathered in Seattle to learn about the latest developments in treatment and technology related to eye health. Dr. Beth R. Friedland  monitors this newest research so she can bring the best treatment options … 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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3 Easy Steps to Fight Age-Relating Vision Loss from Park Ophthalmology

Some people here in the Triangle are lucky enough to have great vision most of their lives, turning to eyeglasses or contact lenses only as they approach and pass middle-age. In fact, many Triangle residents probably assume that corrective lenses … Continue reading

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Park Ophthalmology in the Triangle Spotlights New Research with AMD

Recent research may provide a clue into the origin of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye condition that affects about 20 percent of Americans older than 75. Conducted by the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology, the study found that … Continue reading

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Five Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Triangle residents are celebrating the Winter Olympics this month. But there’s one other important event ophthalmologists are remembering. February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) month. AMD is the leading cause of vision for adults over the age of 60, … Continue reading

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