Taking Care of Your Eyes While You’re Expecting

Pregnancy brings forth a lot of changes in women — from the obvious baby bump to unexplained food cravings and aversion. Such physical and physiological changes are often brought about by the hormonal shifts when a woman is expecting. Although eye health may be the last thing in an expectant woman’s mind, Dr. Thomas Croley…

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Quick Guide to Dealing with the Dreaded Pink Eye

You woke up looking forward to the last day of the work week ahead only to find out that your left eye is extremely red when you looked at the mirror. Worst of all, it’s starting to get itchy! You’re starting to speculate that it could be pink eye, like what your co-worker Tim had…

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When is the Best Time to Have LASIK

Millions of people around the world have benefited from LASIK. If you haven’t heard about it yet, LASIK (Laser In-situ Keratomileusis) surgery corrects farsightedness, nearsightedness, or astigmatism (blurred vision due to irregular curvature of the cornea or lens). By and large, LASIK is for individuals who want to lessen their dependence or totally free themselves…

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Are you at Risk of Glaucoma?

The symptoms of glaucoma are not always obvious and often people wait too long to be tested. Being aware of the risk factors that may lead to glaucoma is important for early detection and intervention. Glaucoma Risk Factors Age – As you get older your risk of glaucoma increases. It is important to be checked…

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When to Choose Eyelid Surgery (and When Not To!)

Although eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is more popular as a cosmetic surgical procedure, Dr. Croley and the rest of the team here at our Ocala ophthalmology practice also perform the procedure for purely medical reasons. If you’ve been wondering for a while now whether or not an eyelid surgery is the best procedure for you,…

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Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy: Who Are at Risk?

While it’s already a given that diabetic retinopathy happens in people with diabetes, there are other factors that contribute to its occurrence. Here at our Ocala eye care practice, Dr. Croley would like to emphasize the need for patients to know about the other factors that contribute to diabetic retinopathy. In addition, strict adherence to…

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Here’s a Glimpse of What Your Eye Exam With Us Will Be Like

If you’ve been regularly seeing your general doctor and dentist, you might want to add a third person to your healthcare team- the ophthalmologist! Getting an eye exam regularly should not be overlooked if you’ve been wanting to lead a healthier life. Here at our Ocala eye care practice, we recommend baseline eye exams to…

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