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Lyme Disease and Your Eyes

lyme disease map cdc Lyme disease and your eyes. Lyme disease is an infection that is caused by a spirochete (a type of microorganism) called Borrelia Burgdorferi.  It is transmitted to humans by the bite of a deer tick.The disease has a strong geographical incidence being highly concentrated in the Northeast of the US and...
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Ocular Allergies at the Jersey Shore

Ocular Allergies at the Jersey ShoreOcular allergies are among the most common eye conditions from which people of all ages suffer. Though typically worse in the high allergy seasons of spring and summer due to new plants sprouting, for some people these problems can last year-round. This is especially true for people who have allergies to...
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Every red eye is not "pink eye"

conjunctivitisThere are many things which can cause your eye to become red.  The eye looks red when the blood vessels that are in the conjunctiva (mucous membrane that covers over the white of your eye and the backside of your eyelids) become dilated. Those blood vessels often dilate when the eye...
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