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Should I make my regular doctors appointment now or put it off until later?

exam   Should I make my regular doctors appointment now or put it off?   I am writing this post on May 15th, 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic from New Jersey, which is one of the hardest hit areas in the country from this virus.   The state has now had about...
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Parkinson's Disease and Your Eyes

Parkinsons Parkinson’s Disease and Your Eyes Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive degenerative condition of the neurological system.  The majority of Parkinson’s effects are on movement. It often starts off very slowly and subtly.   One of the earliest symptoms is a slight tremor in one or both hands. Other early symptoms include a lack of...
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Do I really need glasses if I have Contact Lenses?

contact Why do I need glasses if I have contact lenses? There is an old adage in the eye care industry:  glasses are a necessity, contact lenses are a luxury.  Ninety-nine percent of the time this is absolutely true. In the absence of unusual eye disorders or very high prescriptions which don’t allow...
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What is a Freckle in the back of my eye?

nevus What is a Freckle in the back of my eye? Choroidal nevus is the fancy word for a freckle in the back of the eye.  This lesion arises from a collection of cells that make pigment in the choroid.  The choroid lines the back of the retina and supplies the retina with...
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A Little Holiday Season Eye Humor

santacheckIn light of the holiday season, here are the top 10 eye care jokes. Warning: they get cornea and cornea1)    What do you call a blind deer? No Eye Deer!2)    What do you call a blind deer with no legs? Still No Eye Deer!3)    Why do eye doctors live long lives? Because we dilate!4)    Why...
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