Tag Archives: Your Triangle Eye Specialist

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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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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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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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 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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3 Important Suggestions that Simplify Eye Care in the Triangle

The days are growing shorter as we all head to Thanksgiving Day and the Holiday Season this year. The cooler weather means Triangle residents are spending more and more time indoors. We are watching fall sports on television, decorating for … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Consider Park Ophthalmology in the Triangle

Moving to the Triangle is a challenge for many newcomers. There are a lot of decisions to make, from where to live, to finding a new doctor, dentist and eye health specialist. If brand new to Durham and Raleigh, turn … Continue reading

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