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What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

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What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

These days, many of us have jobs that require us to stare at computer screens for hours at a time. That can put a real strain on your eyes. Eye problems caused by computer use fall under the heading computer vision syndrome (CVS). It isn’t one specific problem. Instead, it includes a whole range of eye strain and pain. Research […]

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6 Tips for Eye Health and Maintaining Good Eyesight

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6 Tips for Eye Health and Maintaining Good Eyesight

Don’t take your eyes for granted. Take these easy steps to keep your peepers healthy. 1. Eat Well Good eye health starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. To get them, fill your plate with: Green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale, and collards […]

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Did you know optometrists do more than just prescribe glasses?

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Optometrists are primary care providers for the eye.

Optometrists are primary care providers for the eye. That means you can visit them for any eye health or vision problems you have! Read on to learn more about optometry and eye care Optometrists examine the health of your eyes during eye exams. Many diseases arise without noticeable symptoms. It is important to have your eyes […]

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Atlanta Eye Clinic: A Pioneer Eye Clinic in Abuja, Nigeria

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Atlanta Eye Clinic is founded by Dr. Andrew Iteghie

Atlanta Eye Clinic – Is a pioneer Eye Clinic in Abuja, Nigeria, we provide comprehensive eye exams for adults and children. Our exams thoroughly check your eyes for any potential eye disorders or diseases. Your visual system is carefully evaluated and appropriate treatment is prescribed, if needed whether it’s glasses, contact lenses, or ocular medications. Atlanta […]

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An Eye Doctor Can Offer Treatment and Tips to Manage MGD Symptoms

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Atlanta Eye Clinic is founded by Dr. Andrew Iteghie

by Samer Hamada Meibomian gland dysfunction or MGD is a condition that causes the glands along the eyelids to secrete an insufficient amount of oil. As a result of this lack of moisture, the eyes can become irritated. The common symptoms of MGD include dryness, crustiness, red eyes, blurry vision, itching, light sensitivity, and more. […]

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Spotlight on Glaucoma: Causes, Treatment, and How It Can Affect You

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Atlanta Eye Clinic is founded by Dr. Andrew Iteghie, an American trained and licensed Eye Care Specialist

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease  often related to an increase in internal eye pressure, which can lead to gradual damage of the optic nerve and permanent vision loss. The most common type of glaucoma has no warning signs or obvious symptoms; early detection is essential in slowing the progression of the disease. The optic […]

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What is Fuchs’ Dystrophy?

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Atlanta Eye Clinic is founded by Dr. Andrew Iteghie, an American trained and licensed Eye Care Specialist

Fuchs’ dystrophy happens when the endothelial cells within the eye slowly deteriorate without any reason. It is a gradually progressive disease that tends to affect both eyes. Ophthalmologists and doctors can see very early signs of the disease in patients in their 30s and 40s but Fuchs’ dystrophy seldom affects vision until patient get to […]

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Peripheral Vision Loss (Tunnel Vision)

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Peripheral vision problems mean that you don’t have a normal, wide-angle field of vision, even though your central vision may be fine. Moderate and severe cases of peripheral vision loss create the sensation of seeing through a narrow tube, a condition commonly referred to as “tunnel vision.” Symptoms of peripheral vision loss also can include […]

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Eye Pain: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Eye pain—that stabbing, throbbing, burning, gritty, sharp, aching, “something in my eye” feeling—can be very uncomfortable. Many people seek medical care when they have eye pain, and for good reason. Eye pain can take two forms: ocular pain or orbital pain. The wordpain is generally open for interpretation. Some people describe it as in their […]

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What is glaucoma? What causes glaucoma?

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Glaucoma is a disease of the eye in which fluid pressure within the eye rises – if left untreated the patient may lose vision, and even become blind. The disease generally affects both eyes, although one may have more severe signs and symptoms than the other. There is a small space in the front of […]

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