Blog Posts in August, 2011

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  • Multifocal Cataract Lenses: TECNIS

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 31-Aug-2011

    If you develop cataracts, multifocal cataract lenses can often help to restore your vision. To understand the benefits of this type of lens, it is helpful to first understand how cataracts develop. The eye has two natural lenses that work together to focus light onto the retina. The outer focusing lens is called the cornea, while the inner lens is called the crystalline lens. Light rays pass ...
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  • Eye Strain Symptoms

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 29-Aug-2011

    If your job involves working at a computer, reading fine print, or watching television monitors, you could suffer from eye strain symptoms without even realizing it. It is important to recognize the symptoms of eye strain so that you can take measures to prevent damage to your eyes and your vision. The most common symptoms include: Headaches: Frequent headaches and migraines often occur due to ...
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  • Cataract Treatment Dallas: Tecnis, ReSTOR Lense -vs.- Crystlens

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 19-Aug-2011

    Dr. Whitman discusses cataract treatment using Tecnis, Restore multi-focal Lense and Crystlens. You don't have to wear bifocals anymore. Get information to find out which one is right for you or your loved one. Join us on Facebook and Twitter too!
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  • Tips for Taking Your Glaucoma Medicine

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 15-Aug-2011

    If you have glaucoma, it is vitally important for you to follow certain tips for taking your glaucoma medicine. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that lead to optic nerve damage, and is a leading cause of blindness. Fortunately, it is treatable, and can be managed through proper use of medication. Here are some very important points to remember: · Consistency is important. Ask your ...
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  • What are Flashes and Floaters?

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 12-Aug-2011

    It is not uncommon for people to see flashes and floaters in their vision, but many wonder what causes these disturbances. Are they dangerous? Can anything be done to prevent or reduce them? · Floaters can look like spots, strings, or cobwebs that seem to float through a person’s line of sight. An understanding of the anatomy of the eye explains this – our eyes are filled with a ...
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  • What can LASIK correct?

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 8-Aug-2011

    Key-Whitman Eye Centers explains what can LASIK correct? Is is the right procedure for you? Under the direction of president and chief surgeon Jeffrey Whitman, M.D., the Key-Whitman Eye Center has been recognized as a leading eye-care facility for nearly 50 years, providing LASIK eye laser surgery for vision correction & general eye care services.
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  • Glaucoma Myths

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 4-Aug-2011

    Most people do not know much about glaucoma, so glaucoma myths persist. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve and cause serious vision loss. It happens when the fluid levels in the eye slowly rise, but because there are no painful glaucoma symptoms, it is only detected through seeing an eye doctor regularly. Here are some common misconceptions: · Glaucoma is a disease ...
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