Category Archives: Eye Health

Dr. Donnenfeld Shares Options for Reducing Cataract Surgery Pain and Inflammation

Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Cornea, Laser Cataract & Refractive Surgeon at OCLI, was recently interviewed by Healio Ocular Surgery News to discuss the need to treat pain and inflammation before and after cataract surgery in order to ensure an optimal outcome and patient experience. Read the full article>>

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The Most Common Questions About Eye Care

When you were little, did your parents ever tell you that if you crossed your eyes for too long they would stay that way forever? Or that if you eat plenty of carrots your vision will improve? These are common myths many people are told about their vision. Sometimes, we receive so much information that …

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OCLI Answers Your Questions: Floaters

Q: Is there a way to get rid of the tiny dark specks that float across your eyes? What causes this? A: These tiny dark specks that you see are actually known as “floaters.” Floaters and “flashes” are a rather common occurrence for several people. A floater is a term that refers to the specks, …

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Retinal Detachment

The retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the inside of the eye, almost like film in a camera. It is responsible for sending visual messages through the optic nerve to our brain. If your retina detaches, it is lifted or pulled from its normal position, and vision loss can occur. If not …

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6 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes This Summer

Summer is a memorable time of the year. The kids are off school and you get to take extra time off work for vacations or family get-togethers. However, for many people summer also brings with it a long battle with dry, itchy eyes. Dry eyes occur when your eyes don’t produce enough lubricating tears. During …

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LASIK

Reduce or Eliminate Your Dependence On Glasses or Contacts with LASIK Do you dream of waking up in the morning and being able to see the alarm clock clearly? Do you want to go swimming without having to worry about losing a contact in the ocean? Then Bladeless LASIK from OCLI may be the solution …

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Glaucoma – The Silent Thief Of Sight

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. This is a serious eye condition that shows no early warning signs or symptoms. Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve becomes damaged and can result in blindness. Typically, elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), the pressure in the eye, is the usual cause of …

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4 Tips for Preserving Your Vision When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that can be hard to manage but doing so is essential for your long-term health. Diabetes poses serious health risks and can cause vision problems or even blindness. Diabetic retinopathy can damage the blood vessels in your retina which could result in blindness. Diabetes also increases your risk for developing other …

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Protect your vision from Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy) – Early Detection Can Save Your Vision

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common eye disease among diabetics. It is also the leading cause of blindness in American adults. This disease occurs when blood vessels in the retina are damaged and usually occurs in both eyes. The most common symptom of diabetic retinopathy is slight changes in vision. Over time, the condition can …

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Understanding the Common Signs of Cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States and affect approximately 24 million American adults over the age of 40. Cataracts are a natural part of aging and can happen to anyone. As we get older, the lenses in our eyes can gradually start to become …

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