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  • From Wacky to Dangerous - Common Contact Lens Complications and How to Avoid Them

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 7-May-2018

    If you wear contact lenses, do reports of multiple contacts stuck in the eye or amoeba-born eye infections keep you up at night? More important, should they? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , a whopping 40.9 million people ages 18 and above wear contact lenses in the United States, which could explain why wacky contact lens stories always make the news. We asked ...
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  • 7 Surprising Facts Women Should Know About Cataract Surgery - Regardless of Age

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 24-Apr-2018

    You may think cataracts are something only retirees have to worry about, but cataract surgery isn’t just for the 70-plus set anymore. In fact Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Dallas optometrist Amanda Hoelscher encourages her patients to get cataract surgery as soon as it is deemed medically necessary – and that could happen years before their first AARP cards come in the mail. ...
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  • The Essential Diabetes Eye Health Checklist

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 9-Apr-2018

    If you have been diagnosed with diabetes or have risk factors for the disease, your vision may be in danger. Surprisingly, many diabetics don’t realize that diabetes increases the risk for a number of blinding diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, early cataracts and glaucoma. According to Key-Whitman Eye Center’s Plano eye doctor Faisal Haq, “The good news is that these eye ...
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  • Night Blindness: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 5-Apr-2018

    Do you have difficulty seeing at night? Night blindness is common among older drivers, but trouble seeing at night can also be caused by a number of eye conditions that affect people of all ages. Despite the name “night blindness,” the condition does not mean that someone becomes completely blind at night. Rather, an individual with night blindness may have difficulty distinguishing ...
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  • Is It Safe to Fly If You Have Flashes and Floaters?

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 4-Apr-2018

    Have you ever noticed black spots or cobweb shapes floating in and out of your field of vision? Perhaps you’ve experienced flashes of light or what looks like lightning in your vision. If these symptoms sound familiar, you may have floaters or flashes. What are floaters and flashes? Floaters are small pieces of a gel-like substance inside the eye called vitreous. As we age, the vitreous gel ...
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