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SEMINAR: Macular Degeneration Month

SEMINAR: Macular Degeneration Month

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older. It is a is a disorder of the macula, a small spot near the center of the retina and the part of the eye needed for sharp, central vision, which lets us see objects that are straight ahead. AMD […]

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2017 Great American Eclipse

(From the American Society of Retina Specialists by Geoffrey G. Emerson, MD, PhD  and Robert W. Wong, MD) Don’t Get Burned by the 2017 Great American Eclipse On August 21, 2017, North America will witness a rare total solar eclipse as the moon passes between the sun and the Earth, blocking daylight for several minutes. The […]

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Summer Eye Care

Summer Eye Care

The next time you pack your bag for the beach, there are two items that are just as important as a bottle of sunblock: a hat and sunglasses. Ultraviolet rays, classified as UVA and UVB, can not only wrinkle the skin they can damage the eye’s surface tissues, as well as the cornea and the […]

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Get Your Eyes Checked for Melanoma Awareness Month

Get Your Eyes Checked for Melanoma Awareness Month

Peter Liggett, M.D., a Hilton Head retina specialist, joins with the Melanoma Research Foundation to urge the public to get a dilated eye exam with your eye care professional. Melanoma not only occurs on the skin but it also occurs within the eye. Ocular melanoma is the most common form of eye cancer in adults.

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Living with Low Vision

Living with Low Vision

Two local men with vision impairment will lead a seminar called “Living with Low Vision,” designed to educate and encourage others with vision problems.

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Seminar at Sun City

Seminar at Sun City

Peter Liggett, M.D., a retina specialist on Hilton Head, will conduct an educational seminar, “What You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration,” at 10 a.m. Monday, November 14th in the Colleton River Room at Sun City Hilton Head. This event is open to Sun City Hilton Head residents only.

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