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4 Important Facts Everyone Should Know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, is a serious vision condition that primarily affects people as they age and can lead to blindness. AMD’s causes are still little understood, although lifestyle and genetics appear to have roles in its development. The … Continue reading

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5 Critical Eye Functions that Make the Difference, from Park Ophthalmology

As 2018 approaches, Triangle residents are enjoying the holiday season, viewing festive decorations and recording their memories on smartphones and tablets. The desire to keep a visual record of the season demonstrates the large role vision plays in human life. … Continue reading

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5 Eye Conditions that Require Prompt Medical Treatment During the Holidays

The holiday season is such a busy time, and when accidents happen, we often take a “wait and see” approach; now this strategy may work for some medical issues during this busy time, but eye problems need to be evaluated … Continue reading

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4 Critical Facts Every Triangle Parent Should Know About Children’s Vision

Good vision is important throughout life. Children often learn about their world with their eyes!  Triangle parents can ensure their children have the best possible vision by learning about protecting against eye injuries and how to be alert to possible … Continue reading

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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 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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