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Sore,Red Eyelids(* gritty,scratchy,dry,itchy)

More on the excellent article posted to Facebook today(10/10/17) The prevalent symptoms can be so common and chronic that people give up asking for help. The complicated, multi-factor relationships causing red,dry,scratchy, gritty eyes should be emphasized!  A routine eye exam … Continue reading

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Blurry Vision

A couple thoughts about the recent, comprehensive post(9/26) to my Facebook page about blurry vision. Hyperopia in children is often missed because children can, with effort,  compensate for significant hyperopia(farsightedness). They won’t report blurry vision but their eyes  fatigue and … Continue reading

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Eyedrops

Here are a few additions to the fine article by Dr. Dubow posted on my Facebook page. Lubricating eyedrops contain slightly different formulas for their proprietary “slipperyness”. You might try several types to find the most effective. A visit to … Continue reading

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eyelash extensions

I have to admit that until last week, I didn’t know anything about Eyelash Extensions. My patient presented with bilateral, red, irritated eyelids.Apparently the thicker new plastic extensions create more debris on the eyelid which increases the chances of bacterial … Continue reading

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National book lovers day

My Facebook page recently featured an excellent article about generic reading glasses and I thought I would add a few details based on my clinical experience. Several assumptions are made : your eyes prescriptions are equal? you don’t have astigmatism … Continue reading

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Eye Doctor Anxiety

Comedians have performed skits about our most famous question,”Which is better, one or two?” Patients tell me they hate this part of the exam because they are afraid of giving the ‘wrong’ answer. Patients and eye doctors seem to think … Continue reading

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Diabetic Vision problems

More on the topic of symptomless problems. This week a 50 year old male who lives in front of a computer eating candy bars and drinking energy drinks had a ‘routine eye exam’. The results of his dilated retina exam … Continue reading

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