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When to Have an Eye Exam

Unlike going to the dentist, it’s generally not necessary to see your eye doctor every 6 months for an eye exam. Typically, having a comprehensive…

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April 1, 2018

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome can be caused by a variety of factors including: Increased age – Tear production tends to diminish as you get older. Dry…

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March 25, 2018

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Diabetic Eye Problems

If you have diabetes, regular visits to your eye doctor are important to avoid diabetic eye problems. High blood sugar (glucose) increases the risk of…

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March 18, 2018

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Dry Eye Syndrome

A healthy eye is hydrated by a film of tears. However, those who suffer from dry eye syndrome do not produce enough quality tears to…

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March 11, 2018

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The Effects of High Blood Pressure on Your Eyes

High blood pressure can be very harmful to the body, causing heart and kidney problems among others. If untreated, high blood pressure can also affect…

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March 4, 2018

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How is Laser Eye Surgery Performed?

LASIK laser eye surgery is a vision correction procedure that aims at permanently altering the focusing power of the eye by reshaping the cornea with a precise…

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February 25, 2018

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Black Floating Spots in Vision

If you notice small black floating spots drifting across your field of vision – known as eye floaters – you might be concerned. Most of…

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February 18, 2018

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The Importance of Eye Exams as You Age

At Bowden Eye & Associates, we recommend annual eye exam for all our patients. Regular eye exams are an important part of protecting your vision. Taking…

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February 11, 2018

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Macular Holes and Cataracts

Degenerative conditions that affect the retina, the part of the eye responsible for forming images, can pose a serious threat to a person’s vision. In Jacksonville,…

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February 4, 2018

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How Effective is Laser Eye Surgery?

Thousands of people across the globe have experienced the lasting benefits of laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has proven highly effective in most people…

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January 26, 2018