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Ask An Eye Doctor allows AlwaysCare members to ask eye doctors and eye care professionals vision questions. We have also supplied a list of frequently asked question and answers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are cataracts found only in older people?
About half of the population has a cataract by age 65, and nearly everyone over 75 has at least one. But in rare cases, infants can have congenital cataracts. These are usually related to the mother having German Measles, Chickenpox, or another infectious disease during pregnancy, but sometimes they are inherited.
What is nearsightedness?
What is farsightedness?
What is the purpose of dilation?
What is astigmatism?
How soon should I take my child for his/her first eye examination?
What is Glaucoma?
Who is at the most risk for glaucoma?
What are the signs and symptoms of glaucoma?
What are cataracts?
Are cataracts found only in older people?
What are spots and floaters?
What is "Dry eye"?
What affect does diabetes have on the eye?
What exactly is macular degeneration?
What, if any, treatment is available for lazy eye?

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“Ask An Eye Doctor” is offered in conjunction with the physicians of Crown Optical of St. Louis, Missouri, and Eye Medical Center and EYEMAX Family Optical of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, participating providers in the AlwaysVision program.

Disclaimer: The Ask An Eye Doctor service is not intended to substitute for a physician's consultation and is provided with the understanding that the staff of AlwaysCare Benefits and/or any affiliated parties are not engaged in rendering medical advice or services. Consult your own physician to determine the applicability of this material to your own symptoms or medical condition.

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