Archive | Ophthalmology

The Season and our Eyes

It’s been a long hard winter and yes, we are all looking forward to the warmth of Spring, flowers blooming, birds singing, fun and frolic in the warm sunny months ahead. Unfortunately for some of us, it’s not all sunshine and daffodils, spring can represent some of the most misery filled months for allergy sufferers, […]

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Visual Field Testing for Glaucoma and Other Eye Problems

Visual field testing is a very common procedure that is used to assess vision and can be a great indicator of the overall health of your eyes. It’s a very useful test as it can also be an early indicator of other problems with your vision as well. It’s what eye doctors use to test […]

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Diabetes and the Potential for Diabetic Retinopathy

A large percentage of people of all races and ages suffer from diabetes, although it is most common in certain individuals who have a higher risk of developing the disease due to their lifestyle or genes. Diabetes affects blood sugar levels and can be classified as either type 1 or type 2. It can lead […]

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Why does Chopping Onions Drive us to Tears

If you spend a lot of time cooking and preparing meals in the kitchen or even if you only visit every once in a while, you will still be familiar with the tearful effects of chopping an onion. There are a lot of things that can send us all into a tearful, sniffing episode, trouble […]

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Ten Tips for Makeup and Eye Health

Your eyes are definitely your window to the world. You want them to be at their best and look their best. If you use a little wisdom, caution and plain old common sense, safety tips you can keep your eyes beautiful and healthy. How  you apply your makeup and what you apply, are the two […]

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Introducing Tear Lab for Dry Eyes

Tear Lab is a new and innovative way to easily and quickly diagnose dry eye disease. You can easily and objectively assess the patient’s response to therapy in a quantitative and objective way. It also makes the process of diagnosis and treatment transparent and easy for the patient to understand the process and therefore participate […]

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