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Ever wanted to learn more about your eyes and vision? Welcome to a place to do just that! The eye care physicians at Blount County Eye Center are pleased to offer this page as a tool for you. Feel free to browse the articles below. If there is an eye care topic you'd like to know more about, please contact us and we'll consider it for our future articles!

Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil.

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and is the principal cause of blindness in the world. In fact, there are more cases of cataracts worldwide than there are of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy combined, according to Prevent Blindness America (PBA). Read more.....

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Your Infant's Vision Development

One of the greatest moments when having a child is the first time your newborn daughter or son opens their eyes and makes eye contact with you. But don't be concerned if that doesn't happen right away.

The visual system of a newborn infant takes some time to develop. In the first week of life, babies don't see much detail. Their first view of the world is indistinct and only in shades of gray. Read more.....

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