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Magruder Eye Institute Founder Passes Away

  G. Brock Magruder, M.D., Ret. 1931- 2019   It is with great sadness that the staff and many friends of Magruder Eye Institute announce that our founder, G. Brock Magruder, M.D., Ret., passed away January 8 in Lake Mary, Florida at the age of 87. He is survived by his loving wife Polly, his… Read More

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You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out! The Most Common Eye Problems & Symptoms They Cause

Does your family have a history of eye disease? If so, then it’s possible that you might experience the same sort of eye issues. It’s best to learn about them now.  You can stay on top of it by visiting a doctor on a regular basis who can diagnosis and give you treatment options. Even… Read More

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10 Signs of Corneal Injury

Around 3 percent of all visits to the emergency department in the United States are as a result of eye trauma. And, the vast majority of these visits involve some kind of injury to the cornea.  Corneal injuries can vary greatly in seriousness, from insignificant and minor to those which may even result in permanent loss of vision. Injuries to the cornea are… Read More

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Eye Irritation: When to See a Doctor

Is your eye irritation something more serious? Read on to learn when to see a doctor for eye irritation. The human eye is the second most complex organ in the body. If you get something in your eye, it can ruin your whole day. The scratching, burning feeling may distract you from everyday tasks. Eye… Read More

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Degenerative Myopia: What Is It, and What Can You Do About It

It can be scary for one to have degenerative myopia, and even worse when you don’t really know what it is. Read this article so you can get informed. Prevalence of myopia has been on the rise since studies noticed a trend in the early 1970s. In Americans, studies project that 50% will have myopia… Read More

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What To Expect With Cataract Surgery: A Brief Walk-Through

Cataracts affect more than 24.4 million Americans aged 40 or older. By age 80, 61% of Hispanic Americans, 53% of black Americans, and 70% of white Americans have cataracts. There’s a good chance you or someone you love will have cataract surgery in their life. Which means you’re going to want to know what to expect with… Read More

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6 Most Common Types Of Eye Injuries And How They Should Be Treated

If your vision has ever been negatively impacted, you understand why. Put simply, our vision is linked to our quality of life. Yet, as careful as we are with our eyes, they can be easily damaged. Your work environment could pose a risk. Perhaps your favorite hobby strains them or puts them in the line… Read More

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Ready for Your First Contact Lenses? Check Out These Great Benefits

There are about 45 million Americans who wear contact lenses at this time. The average contact lens user is about 30 years old. But people of all ages use contacts to improve their vision. It doesn’t matter if you’re 8 or 80. You can benefit from wearing contact lenses. If you’re thinking about purchasing your… Read More

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Top Reasons to Get an Eye Exam Every Year (Even if Your Vision is Perfect)

Feeling a little “off” lately? Maybe it’s your glasses. Having an outdated prescription can lead to a number of health complications. These can be anything from blurry vision, dizziness, to severe headaches. These and other less obvious symptoms like squinting while working at a computer can suggest you need glasses. Lessening the likelihood of these complications is simple…. Read More

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Do I Really Need Eye Dilation During My Annual Exam?

Do you have an annual eye exam coming up? If so, you might already be worried about whether or not you’re going to need to have your eyes dilated during it. There are some people who don’t enjoy eye dilation and wish there was a way they could get out of it. There are also… Read More

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