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Understanding the 3 Different Types of Cataracts

The staggering reality is 24.4 million people age 40+ and older will develop cataracts. By the age of 75, that number rises to half the U.S Population. The development of cataracts is a natural part of aging, but eye injury as a side effect if other surgery can also cause the condition. If you experience blurry, hazy, or less colorful vision, you should contact your physician and read the article below on the three different types of cataracts, causes, prevention, and treatment. Cataract treatment is safe and quick, so don't put off seeing your eye doctor to discuss your options. 

Atwal Eye Care

September 10, 2019

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Comprehensive Eye Exams: 11 Reasons Why They’re So Important

Do you have perfect vision? Do your children go about their every-day life without a single complaint about their eyesight? If so, that's wonderful news, but it's not a reason to keep you and your family from having comprehensive eye exams done.  Whether your eyes give you trouble or not, it's ideal to have them checked out at least once a year. This is because even if everything is seemingly perfect, there could be some hidden issues. For your children, they might even be suffering from eye-related issues but don't know how to explain it to you or how to address it.  It's always better to be safe than be sorry, especially when it comes to your health. Did you know that the health of your eyes is connected with your body's overall health? Keep your eyes and your body healthy by understanding these critical reasons to have an eye exam done. 

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August 29, 2019

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What Burning Eyes Could Mean and When You Should See the Doctor

About 1.3 billion people around the world suffer from a form of vision impairment. These cases are caused by different diseases and physical conditions. Taking care of your eyes is, therefore, an important part of keeping them healthy and maintaining good vision as you get older. That’s why once you notice any unusual aspects with your eyes, you need to have them checked straight away. One of the most common eye issues is burning eyes. You’ve most probably suffered this condition at least once in your lifetime. Don't let your burning eyes continue to bother you. Learn what you can do to feel normal again.

Atwal Eye Care

July 30, 2019

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Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist

Unlike taking the wrong pain killers for your headache, taking the wrong medication for your eye problems can cost you your eyesight.  You should take your time to conduct proper research when choosing an eye care specialist to treat you or your family. Having the right eye care doctor is very important when it comes to getting quality vision care. Learn the differences and the functions of an Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist.

Atwal Eye Care

June 26, 2019

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5 Things to Expect After Glaucoma Surgery

Glaucoma continues to be a top concern relating to the eye health of people of all ages. If left untreated, it can impact your vision and cause blindness.  Yet, the rate of people losing their eyesight from glaucoma is decreasing by about 50%. This is due to new advances in medicine and technology, including glaucoma surgery.   Yet, many patients still wonder what to expect after glaucoma surgery. How invasive is it and how long will it take to recover from? Read on to learn more about this eye surgery and the recovery process.  

Atwal Eye Care

June 6, 2019

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How to Take Care of Your Eyes During the Summer

In the world of eyes, people fall into one of three categories:  Perfect eyes Eyes needing corrective lenses Eyes modified by LASIK surgery Whether you have perfect vision that requires no correction or you reach for your coke-bottle lensed glasses every morning, summer can wreak havoc on your eyes.  Think about it: when the mercury rises, we lather up the sunscreen, break out our most stylish set of shades, and stir up some Arnold Palmers. But do we think about our eyes?  Summer dust, allergens, and UV rays can damage eyesight--sometimes permanently.  Read on to learn more about how to take care of your eyes, keeping the state and age of your peepers in mind. 

Atwal Eye Care

May 30, 2019

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Are You a Candidate for Blepharoplasty?

In 2018, surgeons in the U.S. performed a staggering 1,811,740 cosmetic surgeries. Breast augmentation, liposuction, and nose reshaping were the top three most-performed procedures. Ranking fourth is eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty or eye lift surgery. Last year, 206,529 people opted to get their eyelids done. You likely are familiar with the top three, but how well do you know blepharoplasty? What drives more than 200,000 Americans (even over 300,000 of them in 2000) to undergo it every year? Ready to find out what an eyelid job can do for you and why you should consider it? Let’s get right into it then!

Atwal Eye Care

April 26, 2019

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15 Natural Remedies for Dry Eyes

4.88 million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from dry eyes. Of this number, 1.68 million are men and 3.2 million are women.  Dry eye is caused by the inadequate production of tears or the body's inability to produce tears of the right consistency and makeup. The result? People suffering from dry eye often report feeling like there's something in their eye along with burning or stinging. Their eyes may also appear red and even exhibit a stringy discharge. These unpleasant symptoms can make daily tasks more difficult and lead to easily fatigued eyes and blurred vision, especially when using a computer or reading. Fortunately, you've got options when it comes to ways to help or even prevent dry eye. Read on to learn more about 15 natural remedies for dry eyes that'll have you seeing clearly and discomfort-free.

Atwal Eye Care

April 9, 2019

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Retina Problems: Warning Signs You May Have a Retinal Disease

Over 1.3 billion people have some sort of vision impairment, whether that means they need glasses, readers, or have complete/partial blindness. As we age, our vision will naturally decline. However, not all vision issues are normal. Retinal disease, in particular, affects over 200,000 people in the United States alone. If left untreated, retina problems can lead to blindness. But how can you tell which vision symptoms are worrying and which are just a result of aging? In this article, we are going to cover some of the top warning signs that your vision issues could be more serious than simple aging. Keep reading to learn more.

Atwal Eye Care

March 25, 2019

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What to Expect at a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Across the world, over 1 billion people deal with some sort of impairment of their vision. That means that there are over a billion people who need eye exams and possibly corrective lenses. But many people have a fear of going to the eye doctor. Going to the eye doctor isn’t as bad as many people think it is. While it’s true that eye exams involve being up close and personal with your eyes, a vulnerable place for most people, it’s actually a pretty tame exam overall. That’s why today we’re breaking down the basics of a comprehensive eye care exam. Keep reading to learn more!

Atwal Eye Care

March 11, 2019