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Why do I need an injection in my eye? Part 2

Why do I need an injection in my eye? Why do I need an injection in my eye? Part 2 Injections into the eye, specifically into the vitreous or gel filled cavity of the eye, are called intravitreal injections. In part 1 of Why Do I Need an Injection in my Eye? we talked mostly about anti-vascular endothelial growth factors(anti-VEGF) injections.  Anti-VEGF injections...
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Do I need to make any lifestyle changes to help manage my Glaucoma?

downwarddog There have been several studies undertaken over the past several years to try and understand if there are any of our day to day activities that either help or hurt the management of your Glaucoma. Most of the studies have demonstrated very little impact on the course of Glaucoma.  Here...
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Are my medications causing my Dry Eye?

Dryeyepic   Dry eye is a very common problem.  It affects women more than men and becomes more prevalent as people get older.  It can present in many ways. Symptoms can include a foreign body sensation, burning, stinging, redness, blurred vision and dryness.  Tearing is another symptom and occurs because the...
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How should I instill my eye drops?


A very useful video on how to put your eye drops in
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NJ Eye Drop Refill Law Enacted

NJ has enacted a bill to allow patients to refill their eye drop medications early if they run out prematurely. Click here to read.  
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