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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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Pregnancy and the Eye

pregnancy   Pregnancy and the Eye   During pregnancy, not only does the body go through a great deal of change hormonally and physiologically, but also so does the eye. Below are some of the most common effects pregnancy can have on the eye. Corneal changes- in some cases, pregnancy can...
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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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Visual Hallucinations with Poor Vision: The Charles Bonnet Syndrome

charlesCharles Bonnet Syndrome Who is Charles Bonnet?  He was a Swiss naturalist, philosopher and biologist (1720-1793), who first described the hallucinatory experiences of his 89-year-old grandfather, who was nearly blind in both eyes from cataracts.   The Charles Bonnet Syndrome is now used to describe simple or complex hallucinations in people who have impaired...
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Eye Care Telemedicine

doxyme Eye Care Telemedicine The doctors at Shore Eye Associates are now offering TELEHEALTH services to our patients during the COVID-19 crisis.  If you are having a problem with your eyes or your vision that you feel needs attention you can call our office and if we feel that we could potentially...
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