Intracoastal Eye News

Do You Know Your Glaucoma Risk Factors?


Glaucoma, which is nicknamed “the silent thief of sight,” can occur in anyone at any age. However, some people are …

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Why Eye Exams Are Important for People with Diabetes


Diabetes increases your risk for several serious eye conditions. You should get eye exams regularly because early detection of these …

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Signs Your OTC Drops Aren’t Working


Over-the-counter (OTC) eye drops are often the first treatment option for people who have chronic dry eye. Some people find …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Macular Degeneration


With advancing age, the risk of developing certain eye diseases increases. A good example is macular degeneration, a progressive disorder …

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What Is Making My Eyes So Dry and Itchy?


For people with chronically dry, itchy eyes, even routine tasks (e.g., reading, working on the computer, putting in contact lenses) …

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Can Glaucoma Be Cured?


Although there is currently no cure for glaucoma, there is a lot of hope for people living with the disease. …

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How Frequently Should You Have Eye Exams?


Comprehensive eye exams play an important role in maintaining clear vision and ocular health. During an eye exam, your ophthalmologist …

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Do Polarized Lenses offer UV Protection?


When it comes to picking out your sunglasses, don’t let safety take a backseat to style. Sunglasses are meant, first …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Floaters


If you’ve ever noticed a cobweb, cloud, string or speck that appears to be floating or drifting through your field …

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Treating Glaucoma with Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)


Glaucoma is a complex eye disease that can damage the optic nerve and lead to vision loss. It occurs when …

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