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Severe dry eye: Advanced solutions to a common, chronic condition

Health conditions such as Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, diabetes, and rosacea can cause severe dry eyes. Danielle Robertson, O.D., Ph.D., discusses our new Advanced Dry Eye Specialty Clinic designed for these patients and offers tips to help control dry eyes at home. Read more.

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Diabetic eye disease: How to spot the signs early

Type 2 diabetes can lead to eye damage and even blindness if left untreated. But 1 in 4 working-age adults have the disease and don't know it. In this week's MedBlog, ophthalmologist Yu-Guang He, M.D., discusses what patients need to know about diabetic eye disease. Learn more.

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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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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.

'Unlike some other vision disorders, keratoconus affects how light enters the eye and can distort how that light is interpreted by the brain. But CXL is actually a treatment to help strengthen the cornea to decrease or halt disease progression.'

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See clearer – faster – with less-invasive cornea transplant surgery

It may take a year or more for full vision to return after a traditional cornea transplant, but a less-invasive method can have patients seeing clearly after only a few weeks or months. William Waldrop, M.D., explains.

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