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Neurodegenerative conditions: When AMD, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s affect the eyes

Neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s can cause vision symptoms that often go unrecognized. Researchers at UT Southwestern are committed to discovering and refining preventive and therapeutic options for these patients. Learn more.

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Microinvasive glaucoma surgery offers reduced risks

MIGS typically is performed by using microscopic-sized equipment or implants, precision lasers, and tiny incisions in the eye, all of which leads to minimal tissue trauma and a more rapid visual recovery than traditional glaucoma surgery.

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Seeing the invisible: How we use advanced technology in eye exams

Many eye disorders are, ironically, invisible to doctors’ unaided eyes. Find out how the advanced technology available to retinal ophthalmologists at UT Southwestern makes it possible to diagnose these conditions.

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Nonsurgical options to reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes

The skin and muscles around the eyes are delicate and oculoplastic surgeons can provide expert precision to achieve effective results for patients without major surgery and in a short amount of time.

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New glaucoma therapies improve results and reduce recovery time

Gone are the days when people perceived glaucoma surgery to be as risky as the disease itself. Today’s patients can choose minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) or advanced medications for safe, effective treatment and quick recovery. Learn more.

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Not your grandparents’ cataract surgery: Smoother recovery, better results

In years past, patients put off cataract surgery for fear of a lengthy, intense recovery. But today, advances in procedures and tools allow patients to recover with less downtime, fewer restrictions, and better outcomes. Learn more.

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Is a future without glasses or contacts possible?

Nearly 80 percent of people in the U.S. use some type of vision correction. But James P. McCulley, M.D., says advances in vision-correction surgery could someday lead to a world without glasses or contacts. Learn more.