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What is Acanthamoeba Keratitis?

What is Acanthamoeba Keratitis?

Acanthamoeba Infections Now that October is here, we thought it would be fun for something spooky—the “eye eating parasite” better known to the medical world as the Acanthamoeba. Acanthamoebas are microscopic parasites that live in water...

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4 Types of Glaucoma & Treatment Options (Part 2)

4 Types of Glaucoma & Treatment Options (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the glaucoma series. If you have not yet read part one, “What is Glaucoma”, it is highly encouraged to read it before moving on to this article as the basic mechanisms of the disease will not be rediscussed here. This...

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What is Glaucoma? (Part 1)

What is Glaucoma? (Part 1)

One of the most common serious ocular diseases is glaucoma. Many of us have heard of it and know it is something to avoid, but what exactly is it? This is a two-part series discussing what glaucoma is, the different types of glaucoma, and...

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Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (AION) Explained

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (AION) Explained

While the eyes are responsible for detecting light, the brain is what actually processes information received by the eye and transforms it to what we know as vision.   The Optic Nerve In order for this information to get from the eye...

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Ocular Side Effects of 6 Common Systemic Drugs

Ocular Side Effects of 6 Common Systemic Drugs

One of the most common questions asked when checking in for your annual eye exam is why eye doctors need an updated systemic medication list. You’re there for an eye check-up, why does your eye doctor need to know that you’re taking a...

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HOW UV LIGHT HARMS THE EYE.

HOW UV LIGHT HARMS THE EYE.

When it comes to the eyes—we only get two! Therefore we need to do our best to take care of the eyes we have. One of the major culprits of eye damage is the sun. It’s something that is unavoidable, and therefore it is best to understand...

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Understanding Soft Contact Lenses

Understanding Soft Contact Lenses

Contact lenses eliminate the need for having to wear glasses, which can be beneficial for sports, cosmetic reasons, and the ability to see outside the limitation of a glasses lens. In today’s world, with so many different outlets for...

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Is LASIK or Refractive Surgery an Option For Me?

Is LASIK or Refractive Surgery an Option For Me?

Refractive Surgery Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts and considering corrective surgery? This article will briefly discuss the different options and how corrective surgery works! Anatomy of the Eye To understand how corrective...

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What is Pink Eye?

What is Pink Eye?

Pink eye is one of the most commonly referenced eye infections, but do you know what it is? The answer might surprise you, there really is no one definition for pink eye! Pink eye can be caused by several different things which all...

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