Month: September 2016

5 Essential Facts to Know About Cataracts

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A cataract is characterized by clouding of the lens of the eye. Lenses cloud when normal proteins begin to clump together and interfere with vision. Although often associated with aging, the condition may develop for many different reasons. Knowing the facts about cataracts can help you maintain lifelong eye health. There are Many Causes In addition… Read more »

Does Zika Affect Eye Health?

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The Zika virus is considered a relatively new epidemic, and its effects have yet to be fully investigated. One emerging problem associated with the virus is the potential for eye damage in babies and adults. Studies and observations of people in areas where the virus is currently prevalent, such as Brazil, have revealed some complications… Read more »