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5 Important Facts about Eye Injuries Every Thanksgiving

It’s logical to assume that most eye injuries occur to those in dangerous professions or certain sports. Surprisingly, nearly half of all eye injuries take place at home, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Sadly, there are a number … Continue reading

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5 Simple Facts the Triangle Needs to Know about Contact Lenses

Contact lenses continue to be one of the most popular vision choices for many Triangle residents. Yet there are important facts about contact lenses that patients should understand when they are choosing between eyeglasses and contacts. Raleigh and Durham patients … Continue reading

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4 Essential Cataract Facts Every Patient Should Know, from Park Ophthalmology

Many Triangle residents diagnosed with cataracts turn for guidance to Dr. Beth R. Friedland and Park Ophthalmology. Unfortunately, cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss among adults older than 40, and one of the main causes of blindness in … Continue reading

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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 Essential Nutrients That Contribute to Eye Health from Park Ophthalmology

Most Triangle residents have read that eating carrots is good for vision. Although that might sound like unscientific folk wisdom, carrots really do play an important part in maintaining eye health. Ophthalmologists in the Triangle like  Beth R. Friedland MD … 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 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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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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4 Fascinating Facts about the Human Eye from Park Ophthalmology

From the time most people across Raleigh and Durham get up in the morning, until they turn off the lights at night, their eyes are constantly taking in the world around them. Dr. Beth R. Friedland of Park Ophthalmology in … Continue reading

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