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Monthly Archives: December 2016
  • Blind Spot
    Did you know that you have a blind spot in each of your eyes? The retina is the part of our eyes that detects light. The information that the retina Read more
  • Acanthamoeba keratitis
    A student in Taiwan who kept a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months has been left blinded after a microscopic bug devoured her eyeballs.The tiny Read more
  • Optomap Digital Retinal Exam
    The quality of eye care is constantly improving by the technological advancements of our current age.  New tools allow doctors to more easily and thoroughly diagnose and monitor ongoing ocular Read more
  • Holiday Toy Safety
        Everybody loves giving gifts for the Holidays. There's nothing quite like watching the joy of a child as they open presents. But some toys that look really fun can Read more
  • Give the Gift of Eyesight
    It's not too late in 2016 to give the gift of quality eyesight.  Give an Eye Care Center of Ocala gift card to your loved ones! Read more
  • Holiday Hours
    Our office will be closed on Friday, December 23rd for Christmas and Monday, January 2nd for New Years.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our patients.  We wish Read more
  • Are Mobile Devices Causing a Near-Sighted Epidemic?
    Children today seem to be naturally able to manipulate and use the technology of our time, but it is possible that those devices are causing them long term consequences.  Because Read more
  • Risks of Contact Lens Misuse
    We all know that we shouldn't sleep in our contact lenses.  As the body’s only transparent tissue, the cornea gets its oxygen solely from the air. That means that when Read more
  • December is Tomato and Winter Squash Month
    Tomatoes are high in Vitamin C, which has been shown in some studies to help slow the progression of cataracts. It’s also a great way to help fight the winter Read more
  • The Importance of Diabetic Eye Exams
    Many diabetic patients are vigilant about keeping good blood sugar, exercising, and watching their diet, but studies show that 60% fail to seek potentially sight saving annual eye exams.  This Read more
  • A High Fat Diet and Macular Degeneration
    New studies show that your diet may control the fate of your macular degernation (AMD) in more ways than we previously thought.  Scientists have known for years that good nutrition Read more

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