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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 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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4 Significant Reasons Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams

  One in 10 Americans has diabetes, a disease that can cause eventually cause blindness. Annual eye exams are crucial to prevent this type of vision loss, yet 60 percent of diabetics fail to get regular eye exams, according to … 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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5 Aspects of a Study Showing How Vitamin C can Help Prevent Cataracts

Cataracts, the world’s leading cause of blindness, may develop more slowly in those individuals who eat a diet rich in vitamin C. This information is based on results of a study conducted by King’s College London and published in March … Continue reading

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9 Nutrients That Play Important Roles in Eye Health

Snacking on carrots, oranges, walnuts and almonds can help Raleigh and Durham area residents do their part to maintain peak eye health. Patients of the Triangle-based Park Ophthalmology sometimes ask Dr. Beth R. Friedland whether multivitamins or specific foods contribute … Continue reading

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5 Facts to Know About Cataract Surgery from Park Ophthalmology

Just like a camera, the human eye has a lens that directs light to the retina, providing clear images to the brain. Unfortunately, cataracts can often cloud the lens, and slowly diminish vision. More than 20 million people in the … Continue reading

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4 Facts that Sleep Keeps the Eyes Healthy

As the holiday season fast approaches, Triangle area residents find their calendars filling up with parties, dinners, shopping, and other fun seasonal entertainment. With this flurry of activity, Raleigh and Durham families can be tempted to short-change themselves on rest … 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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