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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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5 Tips to Help Triangle Patients Effectively Use Eye Drops

In many cases, certain eye conditions require our Park Ophthalmology patients to use eye drops for a period of time. Dry, itchy or irritated eyes can also be relieved by the use of drops that Dr. Beth R. Friedland prescribes … 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 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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Park Ophthalmology Shares 5 Eye Health Tips for Patients with Diabetes

In the new year of 2016, the current medical news is that there are more than 25 million Americans living with diabetes; a now common disease here in the Carolinas and across the United States that is the leading cause … Continue reading

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Learn About Diabetes and Vision Health from Beth R. Friedland M.D. at Park Ophthalmology

Diabetes is one of the most common medical conditions that affects vision. The American Diabetes Association reports that each year, 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. At Park Ophthalmology, Dr. Beth R. Friedland works to educate her Triangle area … Continue reading

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Eye Conditions in the Triangle Need Prompt Evaluation by Park Ophthalmology

Crisp fall days in the Triangle are perfect for taking in the beauty of North Carolina as the trees transform their leaves from green to vibrant orange and red. Healthy eyes and clear vision enhances enjoyment of a hike through … Continue reading

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5 Things Park Ophthalmologists Assess in an Annual Eye Exam

Vision is the most important of the five senses, yet not everyone in the Triangle heads to Park Opthalmology each year for an annual eye exam. Eye exams aren’t just for keeping up eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions. Getting a … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Invest in Eye Health

Eye health is not always at the top of anyone’s mind here in the Triangle. Yet it is important for Raleigh and Durham residents to make it a top priority. Eyes are often considered the most important of the five … Continue reading

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