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Can a Diabetes Drug Protect You from Glaucoma?

Blog, Glaucoma | June 2022

What is Glaucoma? Scientists have identified several risk factors for glaucoma, including age, ethnicity, family history and other medical conditions. Specifically, people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop glaucoma. That is why the doctors at Mittleman Eye are excited to learn of new research showing that a popular type of diabetes medication may […]

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Smartphone Use Increases Teens’ Risk for Nearsightedness

Blog, Myopia, Pediatric Care | May 2022

For as omnipresent as technology is in modern life, we are only just beginning to understand the kind of impact digital devices have on our health. The doctors at Mittleman Eye have been especially interested to learn more about the effects that screentime may have on the eyes. We want to highlight one recent study […]

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How to Choose Contact Lenses That Fit Your Lifestyle in West Palm Beach & Jupiter FL

Blog, Contact Lenses | April 2022

If you have recently decided to start wearing contact lenses, you may have some trouble deciding which type of contacts to use. Contact lenses come in two main types: soft (disposable) and RGP (rigid gas permeable). The vision team at Mittleman Eye would like to assist you in making an informed decision that is right […]

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Decreased Risk of Dementia with Cataract Surgery

Blog, Cataracts | March 2022

By now, most people are aware that cataract surgery is a highly successful way to improve hazy vision. Performed regularly at Mittleman Eye, this straightforward procedure involves removing the eye’s natural lens that has been clouded with cataracts and replacing it with an IOL (intraocular lens). What experts are only just discovering, however, is that […]

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Can You Prevent Retinal Detachment?

Blog, Retina | February 2022

Retinal detachment affects approximately one in 300 people at some point in their lifetime. Given that retinal detachment can cause blindness, it is understandable that people are curious what they can do to prevent this serious condition. Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent retinal detachment, per se. However, the team of doctors at Mittleman […]

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Vuity Drops for Presbyopia: Now Available at Mittleman Eye

Blog, Presbyopia | January 2022

Around middle age, most people notice that their near vision gets progressively blurrier. By the age of 55, nearly 80% of people will suffer from age-related farsightedness, a condition better known as presbyopia. Fortunately, Mittleman Eye now offers Vuity, the first and only FDA-approved medicated eyedrop aimed at treating presbyopia. To learn more about this […]

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Common Corneal Problems to Look Out For

Blog, Health | December 2021

The transparent dome that serves as the outermost layer of the eye is known as the cornea. The cornea has the important job of focusing the light that enters the eye so that the brain can interpret what the eyes are seeing. It also blocks out ultraviolet rays and prevents foreign particles (like dust) from […]

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How Often Should I Schedule an Eye Examination?

Blog, Health | October 2021

Regular eye examinations play a crucial role in maintaining good vision and ocular health. At Mittleman Eye, we recommend adults come in for a comprehensive eye exam once a year, but your age and overall health status could require additional visits. Our eye doctors may advise you to come in more often depending on your […]

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Common Questions about Cataracts

Blog, 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

Blog, 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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