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Preeclampsia and the Eyes

Preeclampsia is a complication during pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, and signs of damage to other organ system–most often the kidneys.  It usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women who previously had normal blood pressure.   Even slight rises in blood pressure during this period of pregnancy can […]

Ask Dr. Beach: Visual ‘Floaters’

Ask Dr. Beach:  “What are these floaters or spots I’ve had in my vision?” Floating spots or strands within your vision, also known as “floaters,” are a pretty common occurrence and in some cases can be pretty annoying.   Despite the annoyance, floaters are not cause for concern.   However, exceptions do […]