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What Is a Tonometry Test?

A tonometry test measures intraocular pressure – or pressure inside the eyes. It is commonly used to determine whether or not you may be at risk for glaucoma. Over time, intraocular pressure builds, causing damage to the optic nerve and eventually causes blindness. Because the early stages of glaucoma do not usually cause pain or […]

Photophobia – Should I Be Worried?

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Photophobia is simply discomfort on the eyes in bright light. It is a common eye problem that may come and go and is not usually due to any disease. Mild photophobia is usually a symptom from something else and should not be a cause for alarm. However, you should call your doctor if the eye […]

Preserving Your Eyes: The Facts on Macular Degeneration

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Aging is often a frightening prospect for seniors. One of the senses seniors fear losing most is their vision, and they have good reason to feel this way. Good vision is needed for almost any everyday task in a person’s life, from dressing and grooming oneself to cooking, cleaning, and caring for pets. Seniors often […]