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4 Promising Developments Reported in Glaucoma Treatment Study

Glaucoma patients in the Triangle may one day be able to quit using daily eye drops. This eye disease, caused by elevated pressure inside the eyes (intraocular pressure), typically is treated by daily eye drops or by surgery. Dr. Beth … 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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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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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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