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The Top 4 Myths About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the country, accounting for 9-12% of all cases. This Glaucoma Awareness Month, we’re dispelling common myths about the disease, so you can better protect your vision, receive treatment to delay the disease’s progression, and maintain healthy eyes and vision for life. Myth #1: If you don’t have […]


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4 Tips to Keep Your Eyes Safe This Holiday Season

From snow glare to Christmas tree injuries to champagne corks gone awry, our eyes encounter a wide array of seasonal dangers during winter. While it may be unreasonable to wear safety goggles while playing with new toys on Christmas morning, being aware of potential hazards can help keep your holidays injury-free and full of cheer! […]


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Natural Good Looks are Our Specialty! Now Offering Botox & Fillers

We are so excited to announce a new part of our practice: Eye for Beauty Aesthetics at Cornea Consultants of Albany! After decades of taking care of patients’ eyesight, we are elated to now offer our patients several options to help them reach their cosmetic and beauty goals. Before dermal injections were used for cosmetic […]


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How Does Diabetes Affect Vision?

In the United States, over 100 million people are diabetic or prediabetic. While we often consider diabetes to be an issue that leads to heart and kidney diseases, it can also have a devastating effect on vision and eye health when left unchecked. Spreading awareness during Diabetic Eye Disease Month is especially important since an […]


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Don’t Let Halloween Costumes Harm Your Eyes

It’s Halloween Safety Month and we’re unpacking the ghoulish ways you may be putting yourself and your eyes in danger. Last year, the National Retail Federation estimated that Americans spent over $9 billion on Halloween, with a large proportion of that money being used to purchase elaborate costumes. But going to extremes to create an […]


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4 Eye Habits That Keep Your Vision Healthy

When most people think about the process of healthy aging, anti-wrinkle cream may come to mind. But in America, where one in three people suffers from a vision-impairing eye condition by the age of 65, healthy aging requires establishing good habits early in life to protect vision and eyes. While an underlying disease may not […]


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The Importance of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

This August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. While most parents go above and beyond to keep their children safe, it is easy to neglect regular examinations of the eyes, arguably the most important sensory organ of the body. A critical part of maintaining your child’s health should include annual trips to an eye […]


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UV Safety Month: How Summer Rays Harm Eyes

While we all know that UV rays can damage eyes, few people realize the extent to which UV rays are present in daily activities. It is easy to neglect proper eye safety without realizing you are doing so. Though it is typical for people to use sunglasses when brightness outdoors becomes overwhelming, it’s important to […]


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Don’t Let Fireworks Harm Your Eyes

With Independence Day approaching, fireworks are often considered a big part of the festivities for many families celebrating this holiday. However, these explosives come at a cost: thousands of men, women, and children are admitted to the emergency room with traumatic eye injuries in the two weeks leading up to Independence Day and afterward. The […]


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The Dangers of Leaving Cataracts Untreated

With summer underway it can be tempting to put aside important health issues and take care of them later. Cataracts, however, cause more issues down the line the longer they are left untreated, decreasing a patient’s quality of life and independence as vision becomes increasingly cloudy, and even becoming more difficult to remove if neglected […]


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