Can an Eye be Transplanted?

Closeup of an eye

The eye is connected to the brain via the optic nerve. The light that comes through the eye is interpreted as signals in the retina. These signals go through the optic nerve and eventually to the brain. The optic nerve is small (1.3” to 2.2”L and 1/5”W), however, it contains more than a million tiny… Read More


Things Women Need to Know About Their Eyes

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Due to the changes that affect a woman’s body during their lifetime, they tend to be more susceptible to vision problems.  According to the National Eye Institute, two-thirds of blindness and other vision issues worldwide occur in women.  More women are likely to be diagnosed with Glaucoma, Cataract and Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Two important factors… Read More


Tips on Living with Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration is a degenerative disease of the retina that causes visual distortion, blind spots or complete loss of central vision. When you have macular degeneration, your central vision starts to weaken; however, this diagnosis does not necessarily mean total blindness. Most patients retain their peripheral vision. It is understandable that a patient will have… Read More


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