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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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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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