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4 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Winter

The winter season can be hard on our eyes. The cold air, dry indoor conditions, and windy days can all lead to irritation and discomfort. If you’re not careful, the winter months can also cause long-term damage to your eyes.  Fortunately, there are several things you can do to protect your eyes this winter. From…

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7 Tips For Protecting Your Eyes This Injury Prevention Month

The American Academy of Ophthalmology says more than 2.5 million Americans yearly sustain serious eye injuries. Of these, more than 1 million require emergency medical treatment. Eye Injury Prevention Month is a great time to learn more about protecting your vision. What’s Eye Injury Protection Month? Eye Injury Prevention Month is an annual campaign to…

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Increase Your Eyesight and Quality of Life with Multifocal IOLs

Today’s latest multifocal intraocular lenses (Multifocal IOLs) prescribed for cataract or refractive surgery allow you to see either close-up or far away. This is a great improvement over traditional single-focus IOLs allowing sight at only one distance. Dr. Thomas Croley – practicing in Ocala, FL – is an ophthalmologist trained and experienced in providing Multifocal…

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Enjoy Summertime Without Dry Eye

Spring is here and summer is fast approaching. Sunlight exposure takes a toll on the eyes. This irritating condition is exacerbated for those who are over 50 and spend a lot of time outside exposed to the sun’s harmful rays. Dry eye sensitivity increases as we naturally age, especially for post-menopausal women. Dry Eye Symptoms…

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Eyelid Surgery Improves Vision Capabilities and Appearance

Eyelid surgery – known in the medical field as blepharoplasty – is a procedure performed on the eyelids to remove excess skin causing bagginess. An eyelift is typically done for cosmetic purposes but has become more popular as an effective treatment to improve eyesight. Eyelid surgery is very helpful to many women and men over 40 who…

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Can Eye Supplements Help Presbyopia?

Most people grew up with some awareness of the benefits of taking a multivitamin. As children, our parents may have given us vitamin gummies every morning before school. Depending on your age, your parents may have given you those chalky Flintstones vitamins. As we come into adulthood, we may not keep up our vitamin habit,…

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Cataract Surgery Restores a Better Life

You may have heard of cataracts or even know someone who has them. You may even know someone who has had their cataracts removed. If you’re that latter, then you realize that, while cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision impairment, the effects of this condition don’t have to be permanent. If your…

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Make Time for Your Eye Health This Year

This is the month during which many people turn their attention to the topic of love. Thinking outside the box, we say that love is much more expansive than that which involves candy hearts and expensive cards. To us, love includes what we give to ourselves, too. At Central Florida Eye Institute, we provide an…

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Attend To Your Eye Health This Year

With each new year, we receive a new opportunity to create positive change in our lives. The practice of making New Year’s resolutions often involves making changes that will help us look better and feel better. Here at Central Florida Eye Institute, we focus on helping people make changes that will enable them to see…

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Must-Have Work-from-Home Tips from Your Ophthalmologist

Last year around this time, many of us were still wondering when we would “get back to normal.” One of the aspects of doing so would be to go back to work in our office cubicles or at our desks in a formal office space. While some have done just that, there are still a…

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