Tag Archives: Glaucoma

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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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 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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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 Important Points that Help Triangle Patients Understand Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a devious eye disease that does much of its damage before the patient notices vision loss. However, with early diagnosis, patients can begin treatments to manage the disease. The Triangle area is fortunate to have Ophthalmologist Dr. Beth … Continue reading

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4 Important Indicators of Senior Vision Problems

People across the Triangle expect their bodies to change with age. There is also a decline in vision, and it is common in those patients older than 60. Although vision loss is a normal part of the aging process, some … 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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