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Why do people wear those big sunglasses after Cataract Surgery?

cat glasses sized Why do people wear those big sunglasses after Cataract Surgery? The main reason is for protection.  Both physical protection to assure nothing hits the eye immediately after surgery and protection from sun light and other bright lights.We want to protect the eye from getting hit physically because there is a small...
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When should you have Cataracts removed?

cataract surgery When should you have cataracts removed? A cataract is the lens of the eye getting cloudy.  The natural lens in our eyes is very clear when we are first born and slowly gets more yellow and opacified as we get older.Cataracts are part of the natural aging process.  Everyone gets them to...
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Cataract Surgery and Increased Life Expectancy

cataract surgery and life expectancy Cataract Surgery and Life Expectancy A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology has demonstrated in older women a correlation between having cataract surgery and a decrease in death rate from all causes. The data comes from a prospective longitudinal study called the Women’s Health Initiative.  This study involved women 65...
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Unique Treatment for Bell's Palsy

externalwcolorUnique treatment for Bell’s Palsy now available at Shore Eye Associates Bell’s Palsy, named for 19th century Scottish surgeon Sir Charles Bell, is a temporary paralysis of the Seventh Cranial Nerve also referred to as the facial nerve.  The facial nerve is responsible for delivering movement signals to the muscles of...
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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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