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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Diabetic Retinopathy: What You Need to Know

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. Too much glucose in the blood for a long time can cause damage in many parts of the body. Diabetes can damage the heart, kidneys, and blood vessels. It damages small blood vessels in… Read More

Diabetic Eye Disease

As Blindness Awareness Month is coming to an end, we are focusing on the effect that diabetes has on our eyesight. Diabetes is a disease that can negatively affect health in many ways, especially eyesight. Diabetes brings an increased risk of developing several different eye diseases. These are grouped under the umbrella term “diabetic eye… Read More

What is AMD?

Continuing our observance of Blindness Awareness month and sharing valuable patient education information with you, we wanted to focus on Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) this week. AMD causes the gradual loss of central vision through the macula’s deterioration, and it is the vision that allows you to see fine details. People with AMD have trouble… Read More

6 Ways to Protect Your Eyes from Age-Related Macular Degeneration

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss and blindness in Americans over 50, affecting about 2.1 million people nationwide. Early diagnosis and treatment are the keys to preventing vision loss. Central Florida Eye Specialists are educating our patients about the facts on AMD. AMD… Read More

Tips to Protect Your Eyesight From Glaucoma

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 3 million Americans have the potentially blinding eye disease glaucoma, but only half are aware of it.  Glaucoma slowly damages the eye’s optic nerve, the important link between the eye and the brain. People with Glaucoma usually lose vision before they notice any problems with their eyes. The most… Read More

Who Is At Risk For Glaucoma?

To observe Blindness Awareness month, Central Florida Eye Specialists  wants to educate our patients on one disease condition that is the leading cause of vision loss. Glaucoma affects about 3 million people in the United States, and it is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.1 Half of the people with Glaucoma do not know they have it…. Read More

Halloween Costume Warning

Central Florida Eye Specialists urges costume shoppers to stay away from non-prescription lenses after a study finds chlorine, metal, and other harmful chemicals during product testing. Wearing costume contact lenses on Halloween can be a real scream. However, the scare from non-prescription contact lenses can be all too real when chemical exposure or potentially blinding… Read More

Consider Safety When Making A Decision On A Halloween Costume

This year we may celebrate Halloween differently with the CDC social distancing guidelines by participating on a Zoom virtual Halloween party or a fun drive-by costume parade. Whichever way you will celebrate safely that does not stop the fun with Halloween costumes and probably tempts you to put extra finishes on your costume look. Halloween… Read More

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