Category Archives: eye

Want better eye health?

There are four common conditions that cause vision loss as we age. Diabetic retinopathy.  If you have diabetes, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist.  The timeframe for starting these yearly eye visits are 5 years after type1 diabetes and … Continue reading

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New treatment for dry eyes

Dry eye symptoms increase with age and may be as high as 30% in those older than 50. Women are more likely to have dry eyes than men. Other risk factor for dry eyes are contact lens use, medications like … Continue reading

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Eyes are important. Scratches on the eye are common.

The fancy name for these is corneal abrasions.  I see these frequently.  Typically there is a history of trauma and then symptoms of feeling like something is in the eye, tearing and light-sensitivity. Whenever these symptoms are present, see your … Continue reading

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