Taking Charge of Your Eye Health at Home

When you think of routine eye care, you probably think of going to the eye doctor. That is definitely a part of caring for your eyes, but routine eye care should start at home. Follow some tips for caring for your eyes at home and then keep regular appointments with your Glendale eye doctor. When…

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Getting Ready for Cataract Surgery

When your parents had cataract surgery, it was a big deal; they had to undergo a major procedure, and there were lots of potential risks involved. Now, cataract surgery is easier than ever before. The low-risk procedure takes less than an hour and restores vision almost immediately. Still, you do need to do a few…

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How is Glaucoma Detected?

Most people have a fear of the unknown, which is why they get nervous when visiting the eye doctor. The best way to squash that fear is to educate yourself. It is so important to learn about glaucoma testing before you arrive at the eye doctor. If your Glendale, Arizona eye doctor thinks that you…

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Simple Tips to Lower Your Risk for Cataracts

You have a natural lens inside of your eyes. When the lens is clear, it is easy to see through. If you develop cataracts, though, the lens will become cloudy, making things look hazy and blurry. You can reduce your chances of getting cataracts by following a few tips. These simple lifestyle changes will keep your…

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What Are the Most Common Types of Glaucoma Tests?

Protecting your vision from glaucoma damage starts with a regular or complete eye exam so it can be caught early. If you haven’t had a routine eye exam for a while, it is time to have one because glaucoma doesn’t make itself evident until it is too late. When Your Eyes Should Be Tested An annual eye exam is…

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Overcoming the Challenges of Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

It’s no secret that complications can arise during any kind of surgery. The goal is to overcome those challenges and give patients the best possible quality of life possible. It is very important to review every possibility so that cataract surgery can be as successful as possible for a glaucoma patient. Taking a Straightforward Approach…

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How Cataracts Can Affect Your Daily Life

Your vision is a priceless tool that helps you navigate the world around you. Reading your favorite book, taking a walk, driving, and working can all be nearly impossible with bad vision. Cataracts is the number one cause of preventable blindness in the world. Fortunately, cataracts are treatable at all stages of development. Here are some examples…

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Glaucoma 101: What Are The Different Types of Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of permanent blindness in the world today. Glaucoma is not understood by many people, and many do not know that there are actually several types of glaucoma. At Arizona Eye, we believe that knowledge is power. Learning as much as you can about a disease helps you prevent it…

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Eye Exams for Diabetics: Why are they Important?

Diabetes is a complicated disease that can cause a multitude of serious complications in the body. If left untreated, it can adversely affect many important organs in the body, including the eyes. Regular checkups are crucial in preventing diabetic eye disease. Here is some information on common eye afflictions that may develop as a result…

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Age Doesn’t Always Matter: Cataracts in Young Adults

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Long gone are the days when cataracts were exclusively tied to seniority. When people think cataracts, they usually think of elderly people. This isn’t completely inaccurate – the vast majority of people with cataracts are over the age of 65. However, we now know that cataracts are not only a consequence of age, but can also…

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