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Can Diabetic Retinopathy Be Reversed?

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Diabetes can increase your risk of developing certain eye conditions. One of these conditions is diabetic retinopathy, affecting over 4 million Americans. With treatment, your optometrist can help protect your vision.  If you have diabetic retinopathy, can it be reversed? Continue reading to learn more about this condition, including if it’s reversible and what treatments […]

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Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

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Glaucoma can affect anyone, but some may be at more risk. High-risk individuals should receive an eye exam to determine their eye health, and understanding your risk can help you know if you should see your optometrist.  Is this glaucoma hereditary? Continue reading to learn more about this condition, including what factors may put you […]

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What is Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)?

Optical Coherence Tomography used to provide an image of the retina in the back of a patient's eye

During an eye exam, your optometrist doesn’t only test your vision. They’ll assess your overall eye health to check for eye diseases. Examining your eye health can help identify any potential problems.  Several tools help your optometrist to examine your eyes, including optical coherence tomography (or OCT). What is OCT, and what is it used […]

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