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What are the Signs of Retinal Detachment

What are the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Our eyes are windows to our health, impressive complex organs that need special attention. We like to empower our patients with a wealth of knowledge on their eye health, and we would like to discuss today's retinal detachment. According to the British Journal of...

JUNE IS CATARACT AWARENESS MONTH

JUNE IS CATARACT AWARENESS MONTH

Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Together with Prevent Blindness, the eye doctors at Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute are dedicated to increasing awareness of cataracts and educating patients about one of the leading causes of treatable vision...

Prevention Tips For Eye Emergencies When Traveling

Prevention Tips For Eye Emergencies When Traveling

According to AAA, 39.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day holiday weekend. This is an 8.3% increase over 2021 60% percent increase bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. If you and your family plan to travel...

Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

​The official pre-summer kickoff holiday, Memorial Day, is just around the corner. While enjoying your family time and grilling great food, you may also add fireworks to the celebrations to expand on the holiday fun. The thrill of fireworks can be dangerous if no...

May Is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May Is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month, and as the weather is getting warmer, the anticipation has many of us planning for FUN in the sun to enjoy the outdoors. Are you prepared to be protected from the UV rays before you head out to enjoy the warm weather upon us this...

May Is Healthy Vision Month

May Is Healthy Vision Month

Spring is here with lots of sunshine and warmer weather, leading many people to start exercising and having fun outdoors. There’s something about the warm weather that encourages us to live a healthier and more physical fitness lifestyle that includes eating fruits...

Recognizing the Symptoms of Cataracts

Recognizing the Symptoms of Cataracts

Your eyes are the windows to your soul and the lens of your eye; you use them every day for everything from driving to reading to seeing your loved one’s face. With age, the proteins in your lens can clump and cause things to look blurry, hazy, or less colorful, which...

Our Eyes Change as We Age

Our Eyes Change as We Age

As we age, we go through a few changes as adults, from our hair turning gray to changes in our eyesight. One of our priorities is making sure our patients are empowered with information to know what to expect to minimize eye health risks. What Are the Common...

How Do I Know if I’m Having an Ocular Migraine?

How Do I Know if I’m Having an Ocular Migraine?

Most people are familiar with classic migraines as a painful headache that affects about 10 percent of the US population. Still, the visual distortion that comes with ocular migraines is not always related to head pain. What Is an Ocular Migraine? According to the...

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