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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 and soil and can be found...
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 the various treatment options...
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 blood pressure medication, right?...
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 require different treatment methods....