Why do I Have Dry Eyes?

There are numerous factors that interrupt the normal tear film and result in dry eyes. Fatty oils, watery fluid, and mucus are the three layers that make up your natural tear film. The natural tear fil mis meant to lubricate and protect the eye. This mixture of oils, water and mucus maintains the lubricated, clear,…

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Eye Problems Seen in Covid SARS CoV-2

Can Covid Cause Eye Complications. Doctors estimate that between 1% and 3% of COVID-19 patients will develop conjunctivitis or inflammation of the superficial white tissues of the eye. It occurs when a tissue called conjunctiv which covers the white of your eye or the inside of your eyelids, becomes infected by the virus. Some of…

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Common Questions about Femto Lasik and Lasik?

How should I take care of my eyes after LASIK? Your eye surgeon or one of the other ophthalmologists or eye specialists practice at the  will provide you with thorough aftercare instructions following your Femto-LASIK (bladeless) procedure. Is this a good age and life-stage for me to have Femto-LASIK? Your eyesight may alter due to…

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Can Uveitis Cause Glaucoma?

Is there a link between uveitis and glaucoma? Uveitis is inflammation inside the eye which can happen in any portion of the eye. This means that inflammation can be present in either the front of the eye or the back of the eye or in both the front as well as the back of the…

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Is trabeculectomy a safe and proven surgical procedure for glaucoma?

Trabeculectomy is a specific type of surgery that is performed to treat open-angle glaucoma. It is usually done in a hospital and often takes less than an hour.  The procedure can be done in local or general anesthesia dependent on the specific needs of the patient. A glaucoma surgeon will often create a very small opening in…

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