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5 Facts the Triangle Needs to Know about Winter Eye Health

The Triangle has certainly gotten its share of snow and cold temperatures in the past week, making for treacherous roads and school closings. What isn’t so obvious is that cold and snow present special challenges for eye health. On the … 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 Surprising Facts about Sports-Related Eye Injuries

In North Carolina, 4,000 school children suffer eye injuries every year according to the National Society to Prevent Blindness. As an Ophthalmologist in the Triangle, Dr. Beth R. Friedland treats many of those injuries. Sports account for the vast majority … 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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4 Critical Facts about Color Vision from Park Ophthalmology

The Internet and social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ lit up recently over a discussion involving a picture of a dress that some people saw as gold and white while others saw blue and black. The photograph demonstrated … Continue reading

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Are the Eyes Important in Finding Early Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s Disease is a terrible malady of the mind that affects the brain, memory, thinking and behavior. Statistics show that more than five million Americans have it, including thousands here in  Raleigh,  Durham, and across the Triangle. But new studies … Continue reading

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