Eye Disease

Best Eye Makeup Remover in the World?


Last month when our staff went to Vision Expo East, we were able to look at some very innovative and exciting products. Well, here is one of them. We love eyes ♥ is what our doctors and staff recommends. We love eyes ♥ is a natural and non-toxic make up remover. What we love about […]



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Itchy Eyes! Allergies!


Spring time! It has been a long and gruesome winter and we can finally enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms and tulips. However, for some of us, spring time can trigger our allergies. The worst part is itchy eyes and you want to rip your eyes out. Most over the counter medications like Claritin, Reactine and […]



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Practice prevention and early detection in 2016!


When the new year rolls around, we all can’t help but think how we will improve over the year that just passed.  Do you want to eat healthier?  Quit smoking?  Be more active daily?  Routine examinations and early detection of disease makes your doctor’s job easier and is better for you too!  Make it a […]



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Why do I have wavy vision?


    Last week I had an interesting case that I haven’t seen for a while.  A patient came in complaining about wavy vision in his left eye.  It started about 3 weeks ago and has progressively gotten worse.  We performed the eye exam and the best corrected vision was 20/20 in his right eye […]



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Doc, I’m worried…it looks like blood is in my eye!


  This past week, I had 2 patients come in extremely worried because of what they described as “blood in their eye”.  This condition, called subconjunctival hemorrhage, looks very red and scary but is usually harmless. When a blood vessel on the front of they breaks, blood leaks out and fills the space beneath the […]



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Recurrent Corneal Abrasions


  Within the past few weeks, I have had 2 patients that came in with some eye discomfort. Patient #1, was a 69 year old woman that suffers from dry eyes and whenever she wakes up, she feels a sharp pain.  It started about 3 years and hasn’t really improved.  When she sees her family […]



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Top 3 questions about eye dilation…


  When I get to the point of my eye exam where I need to put dilation drops into my patients eyes, I remind them why it’s important and go over the short term side effects.  Dilation drops make your pupil larger so that the doctor can get a better and wider field of view […]



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How to choose an artificial tear?!?!


  Artificial tears are over-the-counter eye drops that are mainly used to moisturize the ocular surface.  They are usually recommended for dry eye disease or even to help flush out irritants from our eyes.  Patients often get overwhelmed and confused when deciding which one to buy because there are usually 20-30 different types that line […]



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Bob Costa Eye Infection: Sochi 2014


  As you may be aware, Bob Costa will not be hosting NBC’s Olympic Primetime coverage due to an eye infection.  The most likely cause is a viral infection that most people call “pink eye”.  In scientific terms, it’s called Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis.  Symptoms may include sudden onset of irritation, soreness, red eye, sensitivity to bright […]



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Make Health your New Year’s Resolution!


  I recently heard that 60% of New Year’s resolutions are health related.  If you haven’t made any resolutions for 2014 yet, here are 5 goals you can set that will promote good eye health: 1.  What you eat affects your eye health.  Incorporate foods that are high in anti-oxidants and omega-3 fatty acids to decrease your chances of getting eye […]



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