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What is Macular Degeneration? What Are the Risk Factors? What Can I do?

(Pictured: What your vision can look like, with macular degeneration.) There are generally 2 types of macular degeneration; dry and wet. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Dry macular degeneration is marked by deterioration of the macula (MAK-u-luh), which is in … Continue reading

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What are These Spots in My Vision? (Eye Floaters)

By Dr. Richard Barnstein Whenever someone finds out that I’m an eye doctor, one of the most common questions they’ll ask is, “What are these spots I sometimes see in my vision?” Fortunately, most of the time, these spots, which … Continue reading

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What is an Eye Twitch? How Can I Get Rid of it? ( Myokymia )

By Dr. Richard Barnstein Most people I know at one time or another have had that annoying eyelid twitch. If you haven’t, it’s when a part of your eyelid pulsates over and over, seemingly coming out of nowhere. For the … Continue reading

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