• FEBRUARY 5, 2014
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    What is Glaucoma?

    What is Glaucoma?

    Today we’re going to discuss glaucoma.  Glaucoma is a very serious family of eye diseases.  There are many types of glaucoma but they all have three basic characteristics.   Intraocular pressure which causes damage to the nerves in the eye   The eye continuously produces a fluid called the aqueous humor.  It circulates within the

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    • JANUARY 24, 2014
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    About Cataracts

    About Cataracts

    Today I’d like to talk about cataracts.  The term cataract refers to the clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye.  The lenses in children are clear and flexible as we age the lens loses its flexibility and in most people becomes cloudy and yellowed.  The decrease in flexibility continues up to about 55 or

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    • JANUARY 11, 2014
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    Treatment of Dry Eye

    Treatment of Dry Eye

    Dry Eye is a condition in which there are not enough tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are needed to maintain the health of the front surface of the eye and to provide clear vision. People with dry eyes either do not produce enough tears or produce a poor quality of tears. Dry

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    • DECEMBER 13, 2013
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    Dry Eye in the Winter

    Dry Eye in the Winter

    Dry Eye is a common condition that affects millions of Americans on a daily basis.  The prevalence increases during the winter due to exposure to cold, dry outdoor air and dry indoor heat.  Symptoms include a scratchy, burning sensation, pain, blurred vision and even watery eyes as the eyes try to compensate for the dryness.

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