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Glaucoma: Warning Signs to Look Out For

Glaucoma | September 2021

Glaucoma is an eye disease that affects an estimated 3 million Americans. This condition causes pressure to build up in your eye, which harms the optic nerve. Over time, glaucoma can lead to severe vision loss or even total blindness. Given how debilitative this disease can be, the excellent ophthalmologist team at Mittleman Eye shares […]

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Comparing Vision Insurance and Health Insurance

Insurance | August 2021

Health insurance is notoriously difficult to navigate on its own, and the team at Mittleman Eye recognizes how it can be even harder to understand the differences between medical insurance and vision insurance. Accordingly, the staff is happy to provide you with some guidance on this complicated subject. What Vision Insurance Covers That Health Insurance […]

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Common Questions about Cataracts

Cataracts | July 2021

It’s common for people to give little thought to cataracts in their younger years, only to later realize that it is a subject they should know more about to maintain healthy eyes. Unsurprisingly, the professionals at Mittleman Eye hear a lot of questions about cataracts from our patients of a certain age, which we are […]

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The New AcrySof IQ Vivity IOL

IOLs | June 2021

 As technology advances, so too do the options for restoring vision in formerly cloudy eyes, with minimal need for glasses. The AcrySof IQ Vivity IOL is one of the latest and most impressive developments in intraocular lenses, and the team at Mittleman Eye is thrilled to offer this IOL ahead of many of its competitors. […]

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The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

Blog, Health | May 2021

Regular eye exams are more than just an opportunity to update your prescription and discover the latest fashion in eyeglass frames. An annual exam is vital to the health of your eyes, ensuring you will enjoy sharp, clear and colorful vision for a lifetime. Here, the experienced West Palm Beach and Jupiter vision care professionals […]

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Why You Should Avoid Rubbing Your Eyes

Blog, Health | April 2021

Rubbing the eyes is a reflex for most of us, a natural response to itches, irritation and allergies. By rubbing the eyes, we stimulate tear flow and wash away whatever is irritating them. This applied pressure also has the unexpected effect of relaxing the vagus nerve, which can reduce stress. But routinely rubbing your eyes […]

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Understanding the Different Types of Cataracts

Blog, Cataracts | March 2021

When cataracts develop, images gradually become duller and hazier. Colors fade and vision slowly dims. These effects have real consequences for the quality of life and safety of individuals whose cataracts have become advanced. Although the effects are the same, the types of cataracts that precipitate this visual decline vary. Here, the experienced West Palm […]

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Choosing Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)

Blog, IOLs | February 2021

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is an ideal vision-correction option for many patients who are not good candidates for LASIK. This includes individuals with severe myopia or hyperopia, or whose corneas are too thin for laser vision correction. RLE sharpens vision by implanting an artificial intraocular lens (IOL), in a procedure that is virtually identical to […]

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Macular Degeneration: Prevention and Treatment

Blog, Macular Conditions | November 2020

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness for Americans 65 and older. As an age-related disease, it develops slowly, often as a result of years of poor nutritional or lifestyle choices. Below, the experienced West Palm Beach and Jupiter vision care professionals of Mittleman Eye discuss ways to lower your risk for this condition, […]

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Dry Eyes: Causes and Treatments

Blog, Dry Eye | October 2020

Dry eye, also known as dry eye syndrome or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a chronic condition that can affect your enjoyment of many of life’s pleasures. Reading, driving, watching a movie or wearing contact lenses may all become a struggle as you blink and rub your eyes throughout the day. Here, the experienced West Palm Beach […]

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