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Eye care is an essential aspect of our overall well-being and Tyson Eye knows that better than anyone else. As a leading provider of vision and optical care services in Southwest Florida, Tyson Eye has won the News-Press “Best Of” award for more than 15 years. Whether you need cataract surgery, seeking retina specialist services, or simply need a new

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Is your vision changing? It could be the normal aging process

While fine wine gets better with age, unfortunately, the same cannot be said about our vision. Some eye issues, like losing the ability to read clearly or focus up close, will naturally occur with almost everyone as they get older. Cataracts are another condition that naturally occur as we age. Other conditions like macular degeneration or glaucoma, although fairly common,

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Tyson Eye Now Offering Durysta™ for Glaucoma Patients

If you suffer from open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high eye pressure), you know it’s important to reduce the pressure in your eyes to protect against vision loss. Typically, that involves a regime of prescribed eye drops, but unfortunately, some glaucoma patients don’t  like the inconvenience of taking eye drops as prescribed, often due to unpleasant side effects (such

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Am I a Candidate for Advanced IOLs?

Wouldn’t it be great to have less dependency on glasses or contacts to see clearly? If you’re in need of cataract surgery, new advancements in Intraocular Lens (IOL) technology could make that possible. An IOL is a lens that is implanted in your eye during cataract surgery to replace your natural lens which has become damaged and clouded from a

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How Does Diet Affect Your Vision?

How does diet affect your vision? It’s not exactly a newsflash that what you put in your body can affect your overall health. Did you know that your diet can also affect your vision? Researchers have found a direct connection between eye health and nutrition. In fact, some studies suggest that a diet high in fat and processed foods may

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Common Signs of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye disease that may get worse over time, so you are going to want to know what the common signs to look for are. As you age, early detection is key for this leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. is and affects over 1.8 million Americans. If you are unsure about what macular degeneration

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What To Expect Before, During, And After Cataract Surgery

If you are one of the millions of people needing cataract surgery this year, you want to know what to expect before, during, and after your cataract surgery. Believe it or not, cataract surgery goes all the way back to the ancient Egyptians, when “doctors” would use a needle to slide the cloudy lens, that is a cataract, out of the line

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