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What Causes Dry Eyes and Mouth
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What Causes Dry Eyes and Mouth

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | May 8, 2024

Dry eyes and mouth are more than just uncomfortable. Dryness can damage surrounding tissue like the teeth, gums, and the tear ducts, cornea, and more.

Macular Degeneration Self-Care
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Macular Degeneration Self-Care

James A. Duke, PhD | April 23, 2024

The degeneration of the macula can blur the center of your vision and eventually erase it. Macular degeneration self-care can make a difference.

Addressing the Causes of Cataracts
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Addressing the Causes of Cataracts

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | April 9, 2024

The chief cause of cataracts is aging, but lifestyle choices and good nutrition can slow or even stop the development of cataracts later in life.

Home Remedies for Eye Problems and Vision
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Home Remedies for Eye Problems and Vision

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 10, 2024

Home remedies for eye problems can improve function of our most important sense, and how we appear to our most important people.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Mark H. Nelson, MD, MBA | November 9, 2023

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), is a degenerative disease of the macula, a part of the…

Addressing Droopy Eyelids
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Addressing Droopy Eyelids

Mithra Gonzalez, MD | September 2, 2023

If you’ve noticed that your eyelids are looking a little droopy as you age, you’re not alone. Two different conditions…

Dry Eye Disease
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Dry Eye Disease

Esen Karamursel Akpek, MD | February 5, 2023

Anyone with a television has heard  of dry eye, thanks to decades of commercials for prescription dry-eye treatments. The condition…

New Treatments for Cataracts
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New Treatments for Cataracts

Marc Grossman, OD, LAc | November 4, 2022

Got cataracts? You’re in good company. Half of all 75-year-olds have developed this vision-obscuring clouding of the lens in one…

Better Vision Through Eye Drops
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Better Vision Through Eye Drops

Michael J. Shumski, MD, MSE | July 9, 2022

Reading glasses are a necessity for almost everyone over age 50, but a newly approved eye drop promises to make…

The Leading Cause of Vision Loss
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The Leading Cause of Vision Loss

Chris Iliades, MD | March 7, 2022

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is more common than glaucoma and cataracts put together, and it’s the leading cause of vision…

New and Improved Cataract Care
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New and Improved Cataract Care

Ravi Goel, MD | November 3, 2021

Claude Monet, one of the founders of the Impressionist style of art, was known for using a bright, light palette…

Protect Your Eyes from Too Much Time on the Computer

Protect Your Eyes from Too Much Time on the Computer

Marc Grossman, OD, LAc | July 15, 2021

All those Zoom meetings and evening TV binges can cause eye strain, dryness, headaches and more. These strategies will soothe eyes as well as protect eye health.

Coping With Eye Floaters
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Coping With Eye Floaters

Margaret Liu, MD | November 1, 2020

Eye floaters, the spots and strings that drift across your visual field, can range from an annoyance to a downright…

Buying Eyeglasses Online? The Traps to Avoid

Buying Eyeglasses Online? The Traps to Avoid

Jeffrey R. Anshel, OD | August 14, 2020

A basic prescription for nearsighted vision or reading is easier online. A more complicated Rx—for astigmatism or progressive lenses—is more risky.

Popular drugs that can lead to eye problems
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Popular drugs that can lead to eye problems

Theresa M. Cooney, MD | July 1, 2020

When your doctor writes you a prescription for, say, a blood pressure medication, a drug for prostate problems or even…