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Safeguarding your eyes during the solar eclipse

Are you ready for the upcoming solar eclipse? While this celestial event promises to be a stunning sight, it’s essential to prioritize eye safety to avoid potential harm to your vision. Center For Sight’s Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon, Dr. Tanuj Banker would like to share some crucial tips to help you protect your eyes during the eclipse. […]

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Cornea Treatment and Nutrition: Foods That Promote Eye Health

Cornea Treatment and Nutrition

More than ever, people recognize the link between what they eat and how they feel overall. At Center For Sight SW FL, we believe that nurturing good life habits can directly affect eye health. Our licensed ophthalmologists often hear the question, “What foods can I eat to better my eyesight?” from curious patients. It’s encouraging […]

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How a Retinal Ophthalmologist Can Help You Manage Your Eye Health

Retinal Ophthalmologist

A retinal ophthalmologist is a medical expert who specializes in diagnosing and managing conditions that affect the retina of the eye. In most cases, they typically do not perform routine eye exams or prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses. Retinal ophthalmologists help patients manage eye health, particularly for those who are at risk of retina conditions. […]

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New Year, New Vision: The Importance of Adult Eye Exams

Importance of Adult Eye Exams

As we welcome another year, make a better vision of your New Year’s resolution. Adult eye exams, often sidelined, are crucial for maintaining optimal visual health and catching potential emergencies early. A regular eye test for seniors is a resolution worth committing to. It’s time we bring vision care to focus for a year of […]

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Glaucoma Surgery Recovery: Tips for a Smooth Healing Process

Glaucoma Surgery Treatment

The period following your glaucoma surgery is not a time for complacency. Under the watchful guidance of your glaucoma specialist or eye doctor, this important moment is where eye health attention can make all the difference. Remember, the goal is not just to heal but to heal well, and that requires knowledge, patience, and dedication.  […]

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Cornea Infection Treatment: How to Protect Your Vision

Cornea Treatment

The cornea, a clear dome-shaped surface at the front of your eye, is vital to overall vision. It protects the structures inside the eye, contributes to the refractive power of the eye, and focuses light rays on the retina. However, its lack of blood supply makes it highly susceptible to infections, which could lead to […]

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Identifying the Different Retina Conditions and Their Symptoms

Retina Conditions and Their Symptoms

Within the human eye, there’s the retina: the gateway to your perception of the world. It is the delicate layer of tissue responsible for converting light into nerve signals that the brain interprets as images. But because it is so fragile, various conditions can affect it, leading to vision impairment or even blindness. Here are […]

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The Connection Between Glaucoma and Eye Pressure: How Surgery Can Help

Glaucoma and Eye Pressure

Glaucoma is a debilitating eye disease that can lead to permanent vision loss and even blindness. So much so that 2020 reports suggest about 80 million people have glaucoma worldwide, projected to increase to over 111 million by 2040. Additionally, glaucoma costs the U.S. economy $2.86 billion every year in direct costs and productivity expenses.  […]

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Corneal Transplant Surgery: Causes, Types, Recovery

Corneal Transplant Surgery

When 20/20 sight turns to visually impaired, your cornea is most likely to blame.  The cornea is the clear, disc-shaped lens on the eye’s front surface, which plays a pivotal role in perception by protecting the structures inside the eye, contributing to the refractive power, and focusing light rays on the retina. When damaged by […]

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Understanding Glaucoma Surgery: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Glaucoma Surgery & Treatment

Glaucoma is a spectrum of eye diseases that cause permanent damage to the optic nerve through increased pressure inside the eye. Accounting for the vision loss of over 6.7 million people worldwide, it is the leading cause of blindness—irreversible without glaucoma surgery.  But you can stop the invasive disease before it develops by understanding the […]

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