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Demodex Mites and Your Eyelashes

demodex Demodex Mites and Your Eyelashes Demodex is a mite that occurs naturally on many people's faces and resides in hair follicles, and in particular the follicles of eyelashes. Most of the time, demodex causes no problems whatsoever. However, sometimes an infestation can become particularly parasitic, resulting in unhealthy eyelid margins...
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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 is my eyelid twitching?

twitchWhy is my eye twitching? Did you ever feel a twitching sensation in your eye?  Are you sure everyone is looking at you because of it?  Worried it is the beginning of a big problem?Relax, it’s not likely to be a big deal.  Most of the time it is not even visible to other...
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Unique Treatment for Bell's Palsy

externalwcolorUnique treatment for Bell’s Palsy now available at Shore Eye Associates Bell’s Palsy, named for 19th century Scottish surgeon Sir Charles Bell, is a temporary paralysis of the Seventh Cranial Nerve also referred to as the facial nerve.  The facial nerve is responsible for delivering movement signals to the muscles of...
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Is Coffee Bad for Your Eyes?

coffeepic Coffee and Your Eyes The National Coffee Drinking Trends report showed that 62 percent of more than 3,000 people who participated in the online survey said they had drunk coffee the previous day, which is interpreted as daily consumption. This was up from 57 percent in 2016, said the report,...
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