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Ophthalmology (INACTIVE)

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  • Comprehensive eye exam can help detect glaucoma in early stages

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 53 and have never had trouble with my eyesight, but my mother has glaucoma, which I know increases my risk of getting it. Is there anything I can do to prevent glaucoma? How often should I have an eye exam?
  • Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age

    Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 52 and have been diagnosed with dry macular degeneration. What could cause this in a person my age? ANSWER: No one knows exactly what causes macular degeneration, an eye disease that can lead to loss of sight in the center of...

    Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Comprehensive eye exam can help detect glaucoma in early stages

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 53 and have never had trouble with my eyesight, but my mother has glaucoma, which I know increases my risk of getting it. Is there anything I can do to prevent glaucoma? How often should I have an eye exam? ANSWER: You're correct...

    Singing the blues over headlight glare

    Singing the blues over headlight glare
    Q: My question is about the bluish colored headlights, and the fog lights and parking lights that many drivers have on at night. I thought there were laws regulating the number and brightness of the lights on the front of the car. In many cases the...

    What's Up Doc? Stye in eye

    What's Up Doc? Stye in eye
    Q: My son has a recurring stye in his right eye. How should we treat it and, better yet, prevent it? A: A stye is a common condition and often appears as a red lump near the edge of the eyelid. It occurs when an oil gland in the eyelid becomes infected....