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Eye Care Center in Valparaiso with Ophthalmologists & Optometrists for Eye Exams, Cataract Surgery, Lens Implants, LASIK, Glasses & Contacts.
Eye Care Center in Valparaiso with Ophthalmologists & Optometrists for Eye Exams, Cataract Surgery, Lens Implants, LASIK, Glasses & Contacts.

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Glaucoma Eye Exams in the New Year
As we begin 2015, January marks
national Glaucoma Awareness Month .
With this in mind we want to take a minute to remind patients, their families
and friends about the importance of regular eye exams and testing for
glaucoma.  The most effective way to
prev...

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Glaucoma Micro-Stents with Cataract Surgery
The insertion of glaucoma micro-stents to control eye
pressure might be an option for patients with cataracts and having cataractsurgery . Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) utilizes tiny stents to help
control the eye pressure or intraocular pressure. I...

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Macular Degeneration Risk Increased with Aspirin
While aspirin is one of the most
widely used over the counter medications, patients should be aware that the
regular use of aspirin can increase the risk of age related macular
degeneration (AMD). Aspirin use is widespread because it is an effective remedy
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Laser Treatments for Glaucoma
Glaucoma is most
often treated with eye drops, but today we know that laser
treatment for glaucoma is
regarded as a safe and effective treatment for glaucoma and may be considered
as first-line therapy in early to moderate-stage open-angle glaucoma when eye...

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Sleep Apnea Increases Glaucoma Risk
You might be surprised to learn
that sleep apnea can increase your risk
of developing glaucoma and sleep apnea is actually a risk factor for
glaucoma! What do sleep apnea and your risk of developing glaucoma have in
common? Sleep apnea is a chronic conditio...

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Cataract Risk Reduced with Running or Walking
Your risk of developing cataracts might be reduced with either moderate exercise such as walking or more vigorous
exercise such as running according to a study published in Medicine and Science in Sports by researchers at the Life Sciences Division of the L...
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