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Juvenile Arthritis Can Cause Eye Problems

May 30, 2013 — by William Goldstein
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Juvenile arthritis is among the leading causes of arthritis in children. It is an autoimmune disease, which means the immune system of the child attacks its own body. Children who have juvenile arthritis, apart from joint problems, may also develop problems with their eyes. Even though the eye problems are caused by the disease itself, they can also be due to the medication that the child is taking.

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Complications after Cataract Surgery

May 23, 2013 — by William Goldstein
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Most people who undergo cataract surgery enjoy great vision that had been elusive to them for years. But not all people are lucky in this matter. For some, the biggest obstacle to complete recovery is a condition called cystoid macular edema or CME. This is one of the main reasons for delayed recovery of vision, and in a few patients, the cause for permanent vision damage.

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Tips to Maintain Good Eye Health

May 14, 2013 — by William Goldstein
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Vision is one of our most valued senses but not many people take care of it adequately. The reason for this mainly is the ignorance about maintenance of eye health. The health of our eyes largely depends on our dietary and lifestyle habits. It pays to know the best practices you can adopt as these result in healthy eyes as you grow older.

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Night Vision Problems, Cataracts in Michigan

May 9, 2013 — by William Goldstein
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If you are having night vision problems, you could be one among millions of Americans who face this problem. It could be a sign of cataracts at an early stage or  it could be caused by one of the forms of night blindness. Most of the time, problems with night vision can be treated successfully or at least to an extent in serious congenital conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa.

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Causes and Treatment of Glare and Halos

May 7, 2013 — by William Goldstein
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Glare and Halos from Cataracts Michigan

If you are seeing bright circles that seem to surround a light source, you are experiencing halos. If, on the other hand, light enters your eye and seems to interfere with your vision, you may be experiencing glare. Halos can be disturbing especially when you are driving at night where you find it hard to focus due to the bright lights from oncoming traffic. Glare can be more of a problem than halos sometimes. You might not be able to handle bright light at all and may see that your eyes get teary with them, which can be quite disabling.

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