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The Basics: Vision Screening with Kids

A majority of children will not develop 20/20 vision until they are four to six years old. During those first few years, what should parents do to make sure their kids maintain healthy vision?…

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Exercise Bands and Eye Injuries

Resistance bands are a great exercise and physical therapy tool—but can sometimes be dangerous. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the types of eye injuries caused by exercise…

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Listener Question: How to Take Car Keys Away from Elderly Parent?

As your loved ones get older, there’s a good chance they will begin losing their vision, and in turn, their ability to drive safely degrades. But taking away the car keys from a loved one can…

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How to Best Support Someone Losing Their Vision

Vision loss impacts every aspect of a person’s life. Facing these challenges alone can lead to a lot of adverse psychological effects. Lisa Ord, from the patient support program at Moran Eye…

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Vision Loss Can Lead to Visual Hallucinations

Sometimes when people lose their vision, they can begin to have hallucinations. It’s called Charles Bonet Syndrome (CBS) and is more common than you think. It may sound scary but it’s…

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ER or Not: Broken Blood Vessel in Eye

A broken blood vessel in the eye can look nasty. But is it worth a trip to the ER? Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about when you should seek emergency help and when you can just see…

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Rubbing Your Eyes Is Bad

The occasional “knuckle rub” to an itching eye can feel relieving, especially as allergy season starts. But according to Dr. Mark Mifflin, professor of ophthalmology, chronic eye itching…

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PRK: The Other Laser Surgery Option for Your Eyes

When you think of corrective vision surgery, LASIK may be the first procedure that comes to mind, but did you realize there are other options available that might be better for you? PRK is an older,…

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Knowing What to Expect Helps LASIK Patients Feel More Comfortable

Even though hundreds of thousands of LASIK procedures are performed safely every year, it can still be scary. Dr. Mark Mifflin at the Moran Eye Center finds that when patients know what’s going…

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Do You Know the Difference Between the Cornea and the Lens of Your Eye?

When you think of a lens, you probably think of the glass window on the front of a camera. But your eyes are a little bit different. Dr. Tom Miller talks with ophthalmologist Dr. Bala Ambati about…

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Changing Vision? How to Make Sure Your Eyes are Healthy

The eyes stop growing when most people are in their twenties. By then, most people have a stable prescription for contact lenses or glasses if they need it. So if you suddenly notice your vision is…

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Bringing Clarity to Causes of Blindness

Dr. Wolfgang Baehr, a professor of ophthalmology who has spent his career researching the genetic causes of blindness, says you have to be fearless to make advances in science. He talks about the…

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Update on Aging Macular Degeneration Treatments, Research

The Moran Eye Center has been involved in many of the key clinical studies for age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Paul Bernstein talks about the primary treatment for AMD, how it works, and how…

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What You Need to Know About Aging Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the world. If you’ve had a relative with macular degeneration, you know how heartbreaking it can be to watch them lose…

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What Exactly Are Doctors Trying to Find in My Eye?

Sometimes when you pay the doctor a visit, he’ll hold a little flashlight up to your eye and joke that he's looking into your soul. But what are doctors really trying to find when they…

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What Causes Dry Eye Disease

You might think dry eye disease is a result of simply having a lack of tears. The condition is actually an inflammatory disease. Dr. Majid Moshirfar explains the causes of dry eye disease —and…

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