The Age-Old Tale of Cataracts: Causes and Risk Factors

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Whether or not cataracts can be prevented is still widely debatable but understanding the age-old tale of cataracts begins with knowing causes and risk factors so you can be prepared for any changes to your vision. At Pendleton Eye, we recommend annual comprehensive eye exams to evaluate the health of your eyes as well as […]

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Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

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In May we celebrate Healthy Vision Awareness Month, encouraging good eye health practices, and shed light on one of the leading causes of irreversible vision loss: glaucoma. At Pendleton Eye Center, we understand the importance of educating our patients about this silent thief of sight and providing you with the tools you need to protect […]

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Ocular Migraines vs. Regular Migraines: Key Differences

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Migraines are notorious for their ability to disrupt daily life, causing debilitating pain, nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Despite over a billion people living with and suffering from migraines worldwide, the complexity of this neurological disorder is not often at the forefront of discussion when it comes to the seriousness of chronic pain […]

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The Role of Genetics in Eye Conditions

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Genes influence a person’s behavioral, psychological and physical characteristics. The same way eye color is determined by genetics, so are the complex traits that may lead to eye disease. The role of genetics in eye conditions operates at 2 levels, the genetic predisposition to certain diseases and the genetic determination of disease. Nearly all common […]

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The Age-Old Tale of Cataracts: Causes and Risk Factors

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The odds of developing cataracts or having cataract surgery by age 80 is about 50/50. More than half of Americans will experience vision changes due to cataracts brought on by the advancement of age. Cataracts are considered one of the leading causes of blindness, but the good news is that they are easily treatable. Over […]

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Common Eye Injuries: Prevention and First Aid

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The unexpected can strike at any given moment. While we shouldn’t live our lives in fear of what could happen, we should be prepared for real life possibilities. Strategy for dealing with injury starts with prevention. If the odds prove unfavorable, we need solvable skills at our disposal for what to do. The eyes serve […]

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Eye Health for Gamers: Tips to Protect your Vision

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In the digital age, video games have become an integral part of entertainment and recreation for millions of people worldwide. However, the extended hours spent in front of screens can take a toll on our eyes. Valuable insights and tips to protect your vision while indulging in your favorite video games are relatively simple and […]

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