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Your Eyes & Vision

Expert advice about your Eyes and Vision from the experts at Cleveland Eye Specialists


Meet Dr. Mark Pophal
Our Expert from Cleveland Eye Specialists



Did you know that Glaucoma is often called the "sneak thief of sight" because it slowly robs people of their vision OFTEN WITHOUT SYMPTOMS? And, that half of those who have glaucoma don't know it? Once vision is lost to glaucoma, it cannot be restored. The good news is that with early detection and treatment, vision loss can be lessened.

Glaucoma Basics

2010 Glaucoma Fact Sheet

Types of Glaucoma and Risk Factors

Prevent Cataracts as you age
Regular eye exams are just the beginning

Cataract Basics
and EyeCare America's Seniors EyeCare Program

Cataract Awareness Fact Sheet
Half of all Americans will develop cataracts by age 80

Eye Pleasing Chocolate Chip Cookies
These cookies are packed with antioxidant-rich dark chocolate and other eye-healthy ingredients

Large Print and Braille Tax Guides Available from the IRS
Learn how to get these forms

Top Ten Caregiver Tips
For people with Low Vision

Living with Low Vision
Examples to show you what it is like

Tips for Living with Low Vision
Take advantage of what is being offered

Nutrition and Healthier Vision
What to eat to improve your eyesight

Tips for Watching TV
When you have Vision Problems

Vision loss is NOT a normal part of aging
Help for Low Vision Diseases is available

Cataract prevention
Sunscreen for your eyes

The Retina
and Retinal Detachment - the Basics

Retinal Detachment
What causes Retinal Detachment?

Retinal Detachment
Warning Symptoms and Treatment

Flashing Lights
What causes them?

Migraines and Flashing Lights
What is the connection?

Floaters - What they are
and what causes them

Are Floaters Serious?
Can they be removed?

Aging and Vision Care
What every senior should know

Floaters, Flashing Lights, Laser Surgery
Your questions answered by Dr. Pophal

Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma Exam
and staring at a light

Eye seems bigger, crust on lids
Your eye questions answered

Age Related Macular Degeneration
More info including an Eye-Q Test

Free Eye Exams
for Eligible Seniors With Diabetes

Vision and Aging Study
Volunteers needed at Case

LASIK - Refractive Surgery
Eliminate your need for glasses? Learn more.

The leading cause of blindness in the US
Age-related Macular Degeneration





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