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Symptoms and treatment for Accommodative Esotropia

Your child has been diagnosed with Accommodative Esotropia. This is a common condition which tends to occur in children two years of age or older.
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What are the symptoms of a cataract?

The most common symptoms of a cataract are: Cloudy or blurry vision. Colors seem faded. Headlights, lamps, or sunlight may appear too bright.
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Are there any optical aids for low vision?

Yes. The most important low-vision aid is a proper pair of glasses with an adequate prescription. Low vision glasses with a stronger-than-usual bifocal are often the first reading aid prescribed.
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What is Convergence Insufficiency? And what do I need to know?

Convergence insufficiency (CI) is a common eye muscle coordination problem in which the eyes have difficulty converging when reading or doing close work.
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What are some common conditions that affect the cornea?

If you have a corneal injury, an allergy affecting your cornea or a corneal disease or disorder, you could experience pain, a sensitivity to light, reduced vision or blurry vision, redness or inflammation.
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What will my vision be like after having Laser Vision Correction?

LASIK and PRK provide excellent results and allow people to perform their everyday tasks with less dependence on corrective lenses.
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What are the symptoms of Glaucoma?

At first, open-angle glaucoma has no symptoms. Glaucoma can develop in one or both eyes. But without treatment, people with glaucoma will slowly lose their peripheral (side) vision.
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Preventing eye problems as we age

Many eye problems can be prevented or corrected if you see your family physician regularly, visit your ophthalmologist every one-to-two years and have an eye exam with pupil dilation at least once every year.
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Why are tears important to the cornea?

Every time we blink, tears are distributed across the cornea to keep the eye moist, help wounds heal, and protect against infection.
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What are the symptoms of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?

Age-Related Macular Degeneration blurs the sharp central vision you need for straight-ahead activities such as reading, sewing, and driving. An early symptom of wet AMD is that straight lines appear wavy.
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Do LASIK and PRK only treat nearsightedness?

Dr. Primack and Dr. Altman use the latest generation lasers to treat nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.
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How are diabetic retinopathy and DME detected?

Diabetic retinopathy and DME are detected during a comprehensive dilated eye exam that includes visual acuity testing, Tonometry and pupil dilation.
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