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Ophthalmology Blog in West Palm Beach & Jupiter

Retinal Tears: 3 Things to Know

The retina is the thin inner lining of the eye. It plays a vital role in our ability to see clearly, which is why it is important to understand certain types of damage that it may face. Sometimes, tears can form in the retina, which can lead to serious eye conditions. Below, we explore three […]

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Common Refractive Errors and Their Treatment Options

astigmatism, hyperopia, Myopia | June 2023

Refractive errors are common eye conditions that cause blurry vision. The components of the eye work together as light enters it. There are a number of refractive errors: some that make it difficult to focus on objects up close and others that make distance vision blurry, for example. The type of refractive error you experience […]

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5 Tips to Maintain Healthy Eyes This Summer

As the warmer months approach, we are quick to welcome the season by enjoying beach days, outdoor activities, and more time in the sun. However, unprotected exposure to the sun can impact the health of your eyes. Just as sunscreen is applied to protect the skin from harmful UV rays, precautions must also be taken […]

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Intermittent Fasting (Skipping Meals) May Reduce Your Risk for AMD

Age-related macular degeneration occurs when aging causes damage to the macula, resulting in a loss of central vision. The macula is part of the retina, which is tissue located at the back of the eye. The macula controls your straight-ahead vision. Age-related macular degeneration is a progressive disease which means that it will get worse […]

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Mittleman Eye Voted Best of Palm Beach County!

Blog | April 2023

We are so excited to have WON Best Ophthalmologist, Best Optometrist, Best Place to Work, Best Boss, and Best Green/Eco-Friendly Business five years in a row since 2019 at The Palm Beach Post’s ‘Best of Palm Beach County’ awards!  We thank every one of you that took the time to nominate and vote for us. We’re […]

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The Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery Over the Traditional Procedure

Blog, cataract surgery | April 2023

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens. This can lead to vision loss and even blindness. Patients suffering from cataracts can have them removed via cataract surgery. During cataract surgery, the eye’s natural lens is removed and is replaced with an artificial intraocular lens. Removing the eye’s natural lens permanently removes the […]

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Comprehensive Eye Exams Can “Save Your Vision” By Catching Eye Disease Early

Blog, eye exams | March 2023

March is a time when optometrists and ophthalmologists celebrate Save Your Vision Month. It’s also a time when patients are encouraged to schedule a comprehensive eye exam. Common eye diseases can lead to vision loss and even blindness. However, early treatment can often help to slow down or even prevent disease progression. Here, the vision […]

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Eyelid Surgery for Ptosis Restores Your Field of Vision and Restful Appearance

Blog, Drooping Eyelids | February 2023

Severely drooping eyelids affect your field of vision but there are also cosmetic concerns. Such drooping of the upper eyelid, formally known as ptosis, makes you look older and tired. The team at Mittleman Eye discusses how eyelid surgery for ptosis both restores your field of vision and makes you appear more rested.

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How Keratoconus Progression May Affect Your Quality of Life

Blog, Keratoconus | January 2023

While keratoconus does not usually lead to total vision loss, those with this condition are often considered legally blind. The team at Mittleman Eye discusses how keratoconus may affect your quality of life.  

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Answers To the 3 Most Popular Questions About Diabetic Retinopathy

Blog, Diabetic Retinopathy | December 2022

Diabetes can wreak havoc on different parts of the body, and the eyes are no exception. Usually affecting both eyes, diabetic retinopathy causes damage to the retina’s blood vessels. The effects include swelling and leaking that can blur vision. Although new blood vessels may grow, these blood vessels are abnormal and may cause additional vision […]

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