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Preparing for Cataract Eye Surgery: 5 Diagnostic Tests

As you age, the normally clear lens of your eye can become more opaque in some spots; this is known as cataracts and can produce vision that is blurry or foggy. Cataracts often develop slowly and imperceptibly, but eventually produce symptoms that become difficult to ignore....

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Blocked Tear Ducts: What They Are and If You Need Surgery

If one of your eyes seems to produce more tears than the other, you might have an obstruction in your drainage system, more commonly known as blocked tear ducts. While it may appear that the troublesome eye is overproducing tears, the real issue is that the normal output of...

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From the Factory to the Eye Clinic: How Lenses Are Made

Have you ever wondered what goes into making the lenses in your glasses? How does the eye clinic take the information from your eye exam and use it to create glasses that are perfect for you? Woodhams Eye Clinic uses top-quality lenses from Essilor; check out their video to...

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A Guide to Eyeglass Lens Coating Options

Are you in the market for a new pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses? Once you have your prescription in hand, you’ll soon be confronted with a plethora of options not only for frames, but also for various types of lens coating. Lens coatings are an additional thin film or...

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Georgia Eye Care: AAAHC Accreditation, a Mark of Distinction

If the thought of eye surgery unnerves you, you’re not alone. But you shouldn’t worry—the best Georgia eye care teams have worked at, achieved, and maintained certification from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or AAAHC. What Is the...

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Atlanta Eye Care: What Is a Stye, and What Should I Do If I Get One?

One of the most unpleasant experiences is to wake up with a swollen red bump on your eyelid. Styes appear quickly, surprising otherwise healthy people every day. Even though styes are common and not contagious, they can be uncomfortable. Woodhams Eye Clinic‘s Atlanta...

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Wear Those Safety Glasses!

Regardless of whether you’re headed to the beach or the metal shop, it is important to protect your eyes with safety glasses. They protect your eyes from the many dangers that can permanently damage your vision or completely destroy an unguarded eye, yet people neglect...

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Decorative Contact Lenses: Riveting or Just Plain Risky?

Decorative contact lenses, also known as fashion, costume, or colored contact lenses, are a deceptively easy way to dramatically change your look. With one pop of a lens, you can turn into a white-eyed zombie or cat-like creature, make your normally brown eyes blue, or sport...

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