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Best Lenses for Cataract Surgery

When you have cataracts, the natural lens of your eye becomes cloudy, causing blurred or distorted vision. During cataract surgery, your eye surgeon removes the natural clouded lens of your eye and replaces it with an artificial lens, called an interocular lens (IOL). The new IOL will be clear and free of the clouding that has been blurring your vision.

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Eye Dilation: What is it and How Long Does it Last?

Getting your eyes dilated is an important part of any eye exam, but if you haven’t had it done before, you may be a little nervous about it. Don’t be! It’s totally harmless and gives your eye doctor a better look at the back of your eyes to help spot any signs of common eye conditions like glaucoma, age-related macular

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Healthy Vision Month: Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

It’s Healthy Vision Month, a great time to remind you to take steps to protect your eye health, reduce your risk of eye disease, and keep seeing clearly. Here are some tips to ensure that you’re able to keep enjoying the activities you love with clear and healthy vision. Eat Right & Stay Active Your eyes and vision are impacted

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What You Need to Know About the Light Adjustable Lens

If you’re a candidate for cataract surgery, we have good news. You may also be a candidate for an advanced interocular lens (IOLs) which can not only replace your natural lens that was damaged by the cataract, but is designed to correct your vision – often reducing the need for prescription glasses or contacts. Tyson Eye has experienced and trusted

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What to Expect During Your Eye Exam

If you’ve never had an eye exam before or it’s been a long time since your last one, you may wonder what to expect. Relax! Eye exams are usually relatively quick, painless, and can make a huge difference in your quality of life and overall health.  Regular eye exams can detect issues like glaucoma or macular degeneration early and treat

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What are the Symptoms and Causes of Cataracts?

Cataracts are a very common eye condition in which protein builds up in the lens of the eye, clouding the lens, and making it hard to see clearly. Over 24.4 million people in the U.S. have cataracts and unfortunately, age is the number one risk factor for developing cataracts. By age 80, more than half of all Americans have cataracts.

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What are the Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma, which is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the age of 60. The damage to the optic nerve is usually caused by too much pressure inside your eye, usually due to a buildup of fluid. Some forms of glaucoma have virtually no symptoms until

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What Does Too Much Screen Time Do to My Eye Health?

You’ve probably noticed when you spend too much time staring at a screen, you may start to experience tired and dry eyes. People tend to blink less when they are focused on a screen for long periods of time, and movement on the screen makes your eyes work harder to focus. All that can add up to some irritating issues.

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What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetic Retinopathy is a complication that can arise in individuals who have type 1 or 2 diabetes. The disease and can damage the retina causing mild to severe vision problems, or in some cases, blindness. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help prevent diabetic retinopathy, and, if you do have it, early intervention and proper management of the

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Contacts or Eyeglasses? Pros and Cons of Both

Whether you’re nearsighted, farsighted or have an astigmatism, you’ll need some form of vision correction to help you see clearly so you can keep enjoying the activities you love. But should you get prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses? Let’s look at the pros and cons of each so you can determine which option is best for you and your lifestyle.

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