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El examen oftalmológico completo puede ayudar a detectar glaucoma incipiente

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Tengo 53 años y la vista nunca me ha dado problemas, pero mi madre padece de glaucoma y sé que eso aumenta el riesgo de que yo también lo tenga. ¿Qué puedo hacer para prevenir el glaucoma? ¿Cuán a menudo debo examinarme los ojos? RESPUESTA: Usted está [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Comprehensive eye exam can help detect glaucoma in early stages

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 53 and have never had trouble with my eyesight, but my mother has glaucoma, which I know increases my risk of getting it. Is there anything I can do to prevent glaucoma? How often should I have an eye exam? ANSWER: You are correct that a family [...]

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Save Your Vision: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 3-1-2014 March is Save Your Vision month and we hope you can join us Saturday, Mar. 1, at 9 a.m. CT, when the topic is eyesight. Ophthalmologists, Sophie Bakri, M.D., and Michael Mahr, M.D. will be with us to discuss macular [...]

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Scleral Contact Lenses Sometimes what's old becomes new again. It happens in music, fashion, even eye care. Optometrists at Mayo Clinic are using a type of lens originally developed in the late 1800s for some people who can't wear normal contacts. They're called scleral lenses and they're helping many folks with bad [...]

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Corneal Transplant Sight is one of those things many of us take for granted. But imagine what life would be like if you were losing your vision, and the world around you was getting blurry and dark. It's a reality for many people who have certain eye diseases of the cornea. [...]

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Cataract Surgery

Cataracts can take years to develop.  But in this Medical Edge Radio episode, we learn from Mayo Clinic Dr. Amir Khan that fixing them can be a quick proceedure. To listen, click the link below. Cataract Surgery

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In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Keith Baratz describes a surgical procedure called keratoprosthesis that can help restore vision in some patients. To listen, click the link below. Keratoprosthesis

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