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7 Ways to Protect Your Eyes from Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness over age 50, affecting about 2.1 million people nationwide. Learn how to protect your eyes from AMD. AMD is a degenerative disease that happens when part of the retina called the macula is damaged. It’s the part of the eye that delivers sharp, […]

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Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

Research found that the average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year in front of a computer screen! And that doesn’t include our addiction to phones and other digital devices. All this screen time has led to an increase in complaints of eye strain, dry eye, headaches and insomnia. During Workplace Eye Wellness Month in […]

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Making Life Easier and Safer for Those With Low Vision

Simple changes people can make on their own to help them see and live better: The number of older Americans with low vision is expected to double in the coming years, as more people live longer. Low vision describes poor vision that can’t be fixed or improved with glasses, contacts or surgery. People with low […]

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Eye Protection Urged While Playing Sports

New research shows that about 30,000 people in the U.S. go to the emergency room each year with sports-related eye injuries. This April during Sports Eye Safety Month, Sabates Eye Centers reminds you that the right protective eyewear is the best defense against eye injury. Three sports make up almost half of all trips to the […]

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Kevin Pikey, DO, of Sabates Eye Centers, Is First Surgeon Certified in Use of the Cypass Micro-Stent in the Kansas City Area

May 11, 2017 – Kevin Pikey, D.O., of Sabates Eye Centers was the first surgeon to be certified in the implementation of the CyPass Micro-Stent in the Kansas City area on May 11, 2017. The CyPass shunt is a minimally invasive device designed to reduce intraocular pressure in adults with mild to moderate glaucoma. The FDA has also […]

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Sabates Eye Centers Earns “Accredited Dry Eye Center” Certification

Feb. 9, 2017 – In an effort to better diagnose and treat dry eye disease, a condition that affects millions of people in the United States, Sabates Eye Centers has become certified by TearLab as an “Accredited Dry Eye Center.” This designation lets patients know they can expect to be evaluated by experienced optometrists and […]

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