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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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It’s Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month: What You Should Know

Diabetic Retinopathy | November 2021

Many people know that diabetes can seriously impact a person’s blood pressure, heart health and stroke risk, but not everyone realizes that the disease is just as perilous for the eyes. Diabetic eye disease is the No. 1 cause of new blindness in adults in the United States. If you have diabetes, you are more […]

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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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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

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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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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