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What's that Lump on my Eyelid?

stye What's that lump on my eyelid? So you’re going about your day and notice a slight twinge when you blink. It starts off as a mild awareness, then proceeds to a painful feeling with every blink. You look in the mirror to see what could be causing it, and there...
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Why do I have to keep pulling mucous out of my eye?

conjunctivitis Mucous Fishing Syndrome The tears that coat the surface of your eyes have both a liquid and a mucous layer to them.  It is normal to have a very thin amount of mucous in your tear film.  That mucous component can significantly increase when the eye gets irritated.Some of the most common...
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Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I Have?

redeye Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I have? As an eye doctor, diagnosing a red eye can be challenging.  Are we dealing with an infection, allergy, inflammation or dryness? One of the most common questions I get is, “Doc, my eyes are red, burning, itchy, and tearing. Is this dry...
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Heated Eye Pad for Dry Eyes, Blepharitis and Styes

heated eye pad for dry eyes Heated Eye Pad for Dry Eyes, Blepharitis and Styes. Dry eyes is a chronic, progressive condition from which many people suffer. It is one of the most common ocular conditions, and one of the most common complaints that I hear from my patients. Symptoms usually include burning, stinging, tearing, redness,...
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What can I do for my red and itchy eyelids?

blephphoto      Red, Itchy, swollen eyelids are often due to a condition called blepharitis. Click HERE to watch a video that describes the symptoms and treatment.  Blepharitis tends to be a chronic condition due to thick eyelid mucous gland production that sticks to the bases of the eyelashes.  This adherent mucous...
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