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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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Six Health Revelations Discovered with Retinal Photography

The Triangle’s Beth R. Friedland MD uses the latest and most advanced tools to evaluate a patient’s visual acuity and general health during a thorough eye exam. One tool available is retinal photography, which takes a picture of the inside … 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 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 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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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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6 Ways Triangle College Students Can Maintain Eye Health

As the new school year and autumn quickly approach, Triangle area parents are helping their college-bound sons and daughters get ready for the big move to dormitory or apartment life and the exciting opportunity of higher education. The staff at … Continue reading

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