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What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Dry eye syndrome, or DES, is a chronic and typically progressive condition. According to the National Eye Institute, “nearly five million Americans 50 years of age and older are estimated to suffer from dry eyes;” although that is not to say dry eye syndrome will not occur at any age. […]
Cataracts are clouding areas in the eye’s lens, which lies behind the iris; and the pupil. Cataracts can develop in one or both eyes. They typically start out small, with minimal effect on your vision. Many patients with cataracts suffer from hazy, blurred vision, which increasingly gets worse over time. Cataracts are one of the most […]
The most common form of glaucoma is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma, or POAG. POAG usually occurs in people over the age of 40, but it can also occur in younger adults due to risk factors like race, family history of glaucoma, and/or having very thin corneas. In fact, many Americans have POAG and are unaware of […]
BOTOX® is a neurotoxin, botulinum toxin type A, that is used to block messages between muscles and nerves that control them. Within 2-5 days of injections, the effects of BOTOX® become apparent and can generally last for 4-6 months. What is BOTOX® used for? The most common use for BOTOX® Cosmetic is to reduce the […]
What Is Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy and Can It Be Treated? Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy is an eye disease in which the innermost layer of cells in the cornea, called endothelium, suffers from degenerative changes (Gary Heiting, 2014). It is the responsibility of the endothelium to maintain proper amount of fluid in the cornea. This allows for […]
The month of October is here and with it we get cooler fresher air, falling leaves, and Halloween. This means that many of us are preparing our homes for the fall time season while also planning this year’s Halloween costumes. There are many things anyone can become on Halloween, which may mean changing the color […]
Many people associate tears with crying caused from many different emotions. For example, some will cry in sadness, mourning a loss, or because of a strong pain, while others may cry in excitement, winning a grand prize, or finally seeing someone that had been gone for years. Nonetheless, these associations are correct but the thing […]