Who Is Most At Risk of Developing Glaucoma?


Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve, or the nerve that transmits visual signals from the eye to the brain. Nicknamed “The Silent Thief of Sight,” glaucoma often does not cause noticeable symptoms until it has progressed considerably. Because it can advance “silently,” it’s important to be aware of the risk factors for…

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What Can Cause Early Cataracts?


Although most cataracts are classified as age-related and tend to cause problems with a person’s vision after the age of 60, it is certainly possible to develop cataracts at an earlier age. Some people get age-related cataracts in their 40s or 50s. Others develop cataracts even younger because of external factors. Experts have identified some key risk…

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Debunking Common LASIK Myths


As laser vision correction with LASIK becomes more popular, a fair amount of misinformation is perpetuated about the surgery. It is possible this misinformation prevents people that could greatly benefit from surgery from seeking treatment. In an effort to help educate potential candidates about LASIK, the team at Eye Care of San Diego debunks some of the most common…

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