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Why you shouldn't rub your eyes

eye rubbing Why you shouldn't rub your eyes When your eyes feel itchy, it’s a natural reaction to want to rub, rub, rub. It temporarily relieves the itching, and frankly feels great when you’re doing it. Unknowingly, however, you are likely doing short-term – and in some cases long-term – damage to...
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I'm seeing new floating spots in my vision, what should I do?

floaters If you are seeing the 3 F’s: ·      Flashes- flashing lights ·      Floaters-dozens of dark spots that persist in the center of vision ·      Field cut- curtain or shadow that usually starts in peripheral vision that may move to involve the center of vision   Then you may have a...
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Retinal Detachment- Symptoms, Signs and Treatment

retinal detachment Retinal Detachment- Symptoms, Signs and Treatment .The retina is the nerve tissue that lines the inside back wall of the eye.  Light travels through the pupil and lens and is focused on the retina, where it is converted into a neural impulse and transmitted to the brain.  If there is...
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What are these floaters I see?

View Video These spots, strings, or cobwebs that drift in and out of your vision are floaters and are more prominent against a white background.  These floaters are tiny clumps of material floating inside the vitreous (jelly-like substance) that fills the inside of your eye.  They cast a shadow on the...
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