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Tonometry

What is Tonometry? Tonometry or glaucoma test is the name of the test or procedure used to measure the intraocular pressure or pressure inside the eye. This is used to treat, monitor, and/or diagnose glaucoma which is one of the leading eye disorders that can cause permanent loss of vision. Most … [Read More...]

Treating Eye Infections

How to Treat Eye Infections

Conjunctivitis or Eye Infections Conjunctivitis or pink eye is an infection of the conjunctiva which is one of the more common eye diseases. The conjunctiva is the outer layer of tissue that contains the blood vessels seen on the eye and covers over the white portion of the eye (sclera). The … [Read More...]

Stye Eye Drops

Stye Eye Drops

What is a Stye? A stye is one of the common eye diseases. A stye is an infection in the eyelid involving the sebaceous glands of Zeis at the base of the eyelashes or the apocrine sweat glands of Moll. The stye can be external or internal on the eyelid. Another term for styes or stye is hordeolum. A … [Read More...]

Gonorrhea in the Eye

Gonorrhea in the Eye

What is Gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is common sexually transmitted infection usually infecting a mucous membrane such as the vagina, urethra, anus, throat, and the eyes. It is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae. What is the Clap? It is known by several slang terms which include the clap, morning … [Read More...]

Bifocal and Trifocal Glasses

Bifocal and Trifocal Glasses

Refractive Errors or Types of Vision Problems People who are nearsighted (myopia), farsighted (hyperopia), or have astigmatism (shape of the eye is like a football) will all develop Presbyopia. People who need no glasses to see or emmetropia will also develop Presbyopia. Many people are confused by … [Read More...]

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What is Tonometry? Tonometry or glaucoma test is the name of the test or procedure used to measure the intraocular pressure or pressure inside the eye. This is used to treat, monitor, and/or diagnose glaucoma which is one of the leading eye disorders that can cause permanent loss of vision. Most instruments measure the pressure […]

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Glaucoma Surgery Late Complications

What is Glaucoma? In simple terms, glaucoma is secondary to elevated intraocular pressure which damages the optic nerve in the back of the eye. In most cases the eye pressure can be controlled by topical ocular medications and selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT). In some cases, the eye pressure … [Read More...]

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A New Surgery to Treat Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a multifactorial disease of the eye. The eye pressure is higher than what the eye can tolerate and the optic nerve in the back of the eye is damaged. This damage leads to a slow loss of side vision and later the central vision. Because the loss of side vision is slow, … [Read More...]

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Are You a Premium IOL Candidate with Cataract Surgery?

Cataract Surgery Cataract surgery involves removing the lens in the eye that has become cloudy or hazy. After the natural lens is removed, an intraocular lens is placed inside the eye to restore a person’s vision. The surgery takes only a few minutes to perform and is highly successful. In most … [Read More...]

Improving Visual Outcomes After Cataract Surgery

What is a Cataract? Most people think that a cataract is a film or growth that is growing over the eye. It is actually the natural lens located behind the pupil that we use to focus that gradually becomes hazy or cloudy. It is essentially an aging process in the lens of the eye. Cataract … [Read More...]

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