Gordy Eye Care

USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO DETECT EYE DISEASE

Two of the more common eye diseases, macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema, may now be detected by artificial intelligence researchers say. The AI tool can scan optical coherence tomography and make a decision as to whether the person should be referred for treatment within 30 seconds. Even more astounding, it can do so with…

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DO YOU HAVE KERATOCONUS?

Keratoconus is a word that you may have never heard before when it comes to your eye health, but perhaps it’s something that you have dealing with. Keratoconus causes the cornea to become weaker and thinner and it goes from more round to bulging cone-like. This can impact your vision by making it blurry or…

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USING CONTACT LENSES SAFELY

Many people use contact lenses and actually prefer them to eye glasses. They provide many conveniences in every day life, but it’s important to understand that if you choose to use contact lenses, you must use them properly. Here are some tips: Wash and dry your hands before handling your contact lenses Carefully clean the…

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EXPERTS UNSURE OF LONGTERM EFFECTS OF BLUE LIGHT

As much as 75% of Americans need some sort of vision correction. Scientists and doctors are not sure exactly why that is the case, but it is rather concerning.  However, one trend in society that is concerning is the increased exposure to blue light due to our ingrained use of technology like computers, tablets and…

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THE BEST PREVENTION AGAINST GLAUCOMA

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and so we thought we’d share a little about what glaucoma is and how you can prevent it. Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that leads to damage of the optic nerve, typically involving high pressure in the eyes and loss of peripheral vision. Glaucoma is the second…

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IS CHOCOLATE GOOD FOR YOUR EYES?

According to a recent article, eating dark chocolate, rich in antioxidants, could help prevent eye diseases. Dr. Nigel Best, with Supersavers in the United Kingdom, says that a balanced diet is one key to eye health and that dark chocolate, in moderation, should be a part. Antioxidants play a key part in eye protection and…

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HAVING TROUBLE WITH FLOATERS?

You may have heard the term “floaters” before in relation to your eyes and wondered, “what are they talking about?” Well, floaters are the tiny spots or specks that can form in your eye and float around field of vision. The result as the vitreous, the liquid part of the eye which starts off as…

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WILL FISH OIL HELP DRY EYE?

Researchers claiming the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in the fight against dry eye, according to an Seattle Times article.  Research supports that taking an omega-3 supplement can, in fact, reduce the symptoms of dry eye. In recent years, fish oil has come to the forefront as a potential combatant of dry eye due to…

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN’S EYE HEALTH

When we think of protecting eye health we often think of adults. This is mostly due to the risks and impacts that can cause eye disease or loss of vision and the concern to maintain our eyesight as we age. However, as parents, we should be thinking about how to protect our children’s eye sight.…

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FAMILY FOCUSED EYE CARE

Going to the doctor can be difficult enough as an adult, but add to the mix children, and it can get almost impossible. It’s understandable for everyone to feel anxious about a doctor visit, but, in knowing that, we want to tell you that we’re here to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. From…

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