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Ophthalmology Blog in West Palm Beach & Jupiter

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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Habits to Maintain Optimal Eye Health

Blog, Health | September 2020

Your eyes are at once fragile and incredibly complex, and they depend on you to keep them healthy, flawlessly functioning and safe. Fortunately, preserving optimal eye health requires just a few simple habits and lifestyle choices, along with some good old-fashioned common sense. Here, the trusted West Palm Beach and Jupiter eye care professionals of […]

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Dangers of Elevated Eye Pressure

Blog, Glaucoma, Video Library | August 2020

Regularly checking your eye pressure is an important way you can help preserve your vision for a lifetime. Elevated eye pressure can occur without symptoms, and is as dangerous to your eyes as hypertension is to your organs. It is often the first sign that you may be developing glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness. […]

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Coronavirus Update

Blog | March 2020

We’re Here For You At Mittleman Eye, we will continue to deliver excellent care to our patients while ensuring everyone’s safety following CDC and regulatory guidelines during this Coronavirus crisis. As we look forward, we will continue to monitor developments in this global health situation and provide frequent updates. This Coronavirus will pass, hopefully in […]

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Research Shows Poppers Causes Damage to the Eye

Blog | November 2019

A 38-year-old man was referred to the medical retina service for evaluation of bilateral macular lesions noted by his general ophthalmologist. Medical history was otherwise unremarkable. On examination, his best-corrected visual acuity was 20/20 OU, although his vision was slightly eccentric. His pupils were round and reactive. The slitlamp examination of the anterior segment was […]

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