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Several ways to Maintain Healthy Vision  

In the bustling city of Fargo, North Dakota, where every sight tells a story, preserving the health of your vision is paramount. At Eye Consultants of North Dakota, our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists, including Dr. Michelle Atchison, Dr. Anne Keating, Dr. Steven Thom, Dr. Maggie Suby Kelly, Dr. Meredith Keeler, and Dr. Nicole Collins,… Read More

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Understanding Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and the Importance of Eye Exams February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. At Eye Consultants of North Dakota, in addition to providing comprehensive eye care to our community, we are dedicated to educating patients on the importance of regular eye exams and early detection of eye diseases and… Read More

Are MIGS Procedures Better than Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries?

Do you or someone you love have glaucoma? Eye drops or laser therapy are usually the first treatment options for glaucoma. When these don’t lower your intraocular pressure (IOP), your optometrist or ophthalmologist may recommend minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery is a group of state-of-the-art glaucoma procedures that are much less… Read More

7 of the Best Eye Care Tips to Follow this Fall

From trees changing into colors of yellow, red, and orange to pumpkin spice everything and the delightful crisp air, there’s so much to love about fall. By taking good care of your eyes, you’ll enjoy fall’s beauty and live your life more fully. Keep reading to learn more about the top 7 eye care tips… Read More

Why Diabetic Retinopathy Needs Close Monitoring

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of having diabetes. It affects the blood vessels in the retina and can cause permanent vision loss or blindness without treatment. If you have diabetic retinopathy, ongoing monitoring, and prompt treatment is the best way to prevent further damage to your retina and preserve your remaining sight. Keep reading to… Read More

Do Cataracts Make Colors Look More Faded?

Is your vision cloudy or blurry? Are you sensitive to light? Does your prescription for glasses or contact lenses seem like it’s changing more frequently? These are some of the common signs of cataracts. A cataract is the clouding of your eye’s lens, which can develop in one or both eyes. When you have a… Read More

Why Active Lifestyles May Benefit from Premium Lenses

Is poor vision from cataracts keeping you from completing simple, routine activities or enjoying your favorite hobbies? It may be time for cataract surgery. During cataract surgery, your surgeon will remove your natural lens and implant an intraocular lens (IOL) to restore vision loss. There are many kinds of IOLs to choose from, including standard… Read More

What are the Best Ways to Treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

Do you constantly feel like there’s something stuck in your eye? Are your eyes itchy, red, and dry? You may have dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that occurs when your eyes produce insufficient tears or your tears evaporate too fast, causing persistent discomfort and dryness. Dry eye symptoms can make… Read More

How Often Do You Need a General Eye Exam?

Keeping up with routine eye exams can ensure long-term eye and vision health. A comprehensive examination gives your optometrist or ophthalmologist a complete picture of your eye health. During a general eye exam, your eye doctor can catch and diagnose many eye diseases and eye conditions. Timely diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions are essential… Read More

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that destroy your optic nerve. The optic nerve connects your eye to the brain. It sends visual signals from the retina to the brain, allowing you can see. When glaucoma damages the optic nerve, it disrupts the smooth flow of visual information, causing vision loss. Without treatment, people… Read More