Glaucoma Treatment

What glaucoma treatment is recommended for patients?

Glaucoma is considered one of the leading causes of blindness in men and women over the age of 60. This condition, which can damage the optic nerve in the eye, can impact one’s vision and cause permanent damage. This is due to high pressure in the eye. With proper diagnosis and treatment, many patients are […]

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Macular degeneration

Can you go blind from macular degeneration? Learn what to expect with a diagnosis of AMD

There are a wide range of problems that can impact one’s vision health. Macular degeneration is an eye disease that impacts over 11 million Americans. Macular degeneration impacts the macula of the eye. The macula is a part of the retina that is responsible for achieving sharp vision. When the macula experiences degeneration, it can […]

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Diabetic Eye Care

How can diabetes affect your vision and eye health?

Diabetes affects millions of Americans each year. The condition is prevalent in America, and is often a result of genetics or dietary lifestyles. Controlling blood sugar levels is key to controlling diabetes—and can also protect your vision health. How diabetes affects eyesight Patients who have diabetes often experience low and high blood sugar levels. Controlling […]

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) Fargo, ND

What Is Amblyopia?

Dr. Steve Thom of Fargo, ND is an ophthalmologist who deals with patients of all ages who have conditions that require care and attention. One condition seen in his practice that often develops in childhood is that of amblyopia. What is amblyopia? Amblyopia is the medical term for the condition often known as “lazy eye.” […]

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Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery Fargo, ND

Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

At the Thom Eye and Laser Clinic, Dr. Steve Thom provides both medical and cosmetic solutions for the eyes. He is an ophthalmologist in the community of Fargo, ND who services patients in the area and can provide cosmetic eyelid surgery, also known as “blepharoplasty.” Understanding the blepharoplasty cosmetic procedure The providers at Thom Eye […]

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