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5 Ways To Treat Diabetic Retinopathy

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Living with diabetes can be difficult to manage. For some, diabetes causes major ocular health problems. A common eye disease caused by diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when fluids build up in the eye; this fluid retention is because of leaking blood vessels. Diabetic retinopathy can cause general discomfort, visual symptoms, and gradual […]

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Is It Dry Eye Or Allergies?

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Itchy, irritated eyes are the worst. But sometimes not knowing what’s causing the irritation is even worse. Many people suffer from allergies, especially from tree pollen and environmental changes in the spring. Many people also suffer from dry eye, a condition that occurs when the eye doesn’t produce enough tears. Since these two conditions are […]

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5 Things You Should Know About LASIK

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While most people have heard of LASIK, not everyone knows very much about the procedure. Even worse, some people end up with misinformation about LASIK. The truth is, LASIK is an elective procedure that can give you freedom from glasses and contacts. Keep reading for 5 things you should know about LASIK eye surgery! Many […]

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7 Ways To Have A Healthy LASIK Recovery

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So you’re about to have LASIK surgery— congratulations! LASIK has given millions complete visual freedom from glasses and contact lenses. With newer technology, LASIK is safer and more effective than ever. But after you have the surgery, you still need to take good care of your eyes so you heal well. Wondering how to have […]

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Discover the Many Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery

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For many, one of the telltale signs of aging is vision loss. As the years continue to roll along, a variety of different vision issues may interfere with your day-to-day life, one of the more common being cataracts. Cataracts affect vision by clouding the lens of the eye. Most of the time, cataracts are caused […]

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Is LASIK Permanent?

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Is LASIK permanent? One of the most frequently asked questions we receive about LASIK is whether the procedure will yield permanent results. Since every patient’s eyes are unique, it is difficult to give a concrete answer as to how long the results will last in individual cases; however, in general terms, most patients experience a […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy

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During National Diabetes Month, Dr. Steven Nielsen of The Nielsen Eye Center spreads awareness about diabetic retinopathy – a leading cause of blindness among adults in America. Boston, MA – Among the more than 29 million people in the United States who suffer from diabetes, it is estimated that approximately 28 percent of adults aged […]

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How is Diabetic Retinopathy Treated and Can it be Prevented?

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In our last blog post, we explained some of the causes of diabetic retinopathy and talked about the importance of regular eye exams in order to detect signs of the condition at its earliest stages. Today, we will discuss whether this diabetic eye disease can be prevented and the treatment options available that can reduce […]

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Surgical & Non-Surgical Cataract Treatments

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As Dr. Lily Ng explained in our previous blog post, cataracts can impair your vision in a variety of ways. However, not every patient with cataracts requires surgery initially. Since cataracts develop and worsen over time, our eye doctors at the Nielsen Eye Center may recommend a non-surgical approach to resolving early cataract issues, such […]

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Open House For Our New Weymouth Location

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The Nielsen Eye Center is Proud to Announce Our New Location in Weymouth. Dr. Nielsen Invites YOU to an Open House! When: Friday, November 9th, 2012 Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Location: 541 Main Street Suite 110 Weymouth, MA Refreshments will be served. Established in 1991, The Nielsen Eye Center is a World Class […]

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