Eye Conditions

Blepharitis is a common and sometimes lifelong eyelid condition that is estimated to affect 30 million people worldwide. The exact underlying cause of blepharitis is not well defined or understood. A blepharitis patient’s eyelids become irritated and swollen. The eyelid oil producing glands become infected and bacterial colonies layer at the base of the eyelashes at the […]

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October is WORLDWIDE Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Health, News

Breast cancer is a breast malignancy. While breast cancer is very rare in men it remains the second most common type of malignancy in BOTH MEN AND WOMEN! If breast cancer goes undetected it can spread (metastasize) to other areas of the body causing health issues and sometimes death. Breast cancer is also is the […]

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Lid scrubs for Lid Margin Disease

Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments

The eyelids are an important part of the ocular system. They protect and lubricate the eyes. The eyelids have a skin (dermal) and protective substance producing (meibomian gland) component. As with any part of the body the eyelids can dysfunction or become infected resulting in “Lid Margin Disease”. Lid Margin Disease Lid margin disease can […]

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Astigmatism and Astigmatism Correction

Astigmatism, LASIK

Astigmatism develops when the corneal focusing surface of the eye is not spherical. Instead the cornea has different curvatures of focus creating image splitting blurred vision. Astigmatism splits focus locations resulting in blur Correction of most astigmatism can be optical (glasses and contact lenses) or surgical (Laser Vision Correction – LASIK). To evaluate the curvatures […]

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