Cataracts are common, especially as people’s ages progress. If you have cataracts, we understand your frustration, worry, and the fact that you may have questions. So, how do you get rid of cataracts? Can you get rid of them naturally, without surgery? What happens if cataracts are left untreated? 

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LASIK is a safe, effective surgical procedure that alters the cornea’s shape to help a person see more clearly. If you’re experiencing vision loss, you can turn to this procedure, and sometimes, a person may need it more than once.

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Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes complication that is caused by damage to the blood vessels of light-sensitive tissue in the back of the retina. It does not always have symptoms in the beginning, or the symptom could be as minor as slight vision problems. There are four stages of diabetic retinopathy.

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Cataracts can be extremely frustrating, but they are prevalent, especially as you get older. A cataract is when clouding forms in the lens of your eye, causing blurry vision. Below are common questions about cataracts, including how to cure them.

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If your vision gets cloudy, you may have a cataract. Your eye doctor may suggest surgery to remove the cloudy lens of your eye and replace it with a clear, artificial one. It’s a very common and quick surgery. The most crucial aspect of cataract surgery that you handle yourself is the aftercare.

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An optometrist (OD) is specially trained to diagnose and treat thousands of different eye health and vision problems. They identify certain conditions by performing eye exams, vision tests, and prescribing medications.

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Optometrists and ophthalmologists are both considered “eye doctors.” They provide foundational services for the eye care industry, but their job duties are quite different. We talk about this from time to time but let’s explore the differences, what it takes to transition between the two, and which one you should see.

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Adults know if their vision is blurry, but children can’t always tell something’s wrong. Vision problems affect your child in school and at home, so it’s important to address them early on. How can you know if your child needs glasses? Here are some signs to watch out for. 

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Cataracts often go hand in hand with getting older. As we age, the lens of our eyes tends to get opaque, cloudy and thick. The cataracts that come from that are like a film that keeps the light from getting into the eye so we can see. But thanks to modern medicine, cataracts can now…

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Taking an eye exam yourself is usually no big deal. You can give feedback and you know what you’re getting into. There are no needles or uncomfortable devices involved. For a child, though, it can be different. It can be more challenging to do a pediatric eye exam than an adult eye exam. Children aren’t…

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