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Can an Eye Exam Detect Alzheimer's?

dementiaAlzheimer's Disease International (London, England) estimates that the number of people living with dementia worldwide (nearly 44 million in 2014) will almost double by 2030 and more than triple by 2050.There is no single test that can show if a person has Alzheimer's.  Doctors can almost always determine if a person...
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Vision Symptoms After a Concussion

visual symptoms after a concussionThe Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 1.6 million people in the US suffer a concussion, or traumatic brain injury (TBI), every year and that the rate of childhood traumatic brain injury visits to the emergency department more than doubled between 2001 and 2009.  This makes children more likely than...
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Christmas Holiday Eye Safety

shoot your eye out“I want an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!” “No, you'll shoot your eye out.” This is one of the most memorable Christmas movie quotes ever.  Funny in the movie but the holiday season does present a real eye injury threat. For those of us who...
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Do Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Really Cause Vision Loss?

edErectile Dysfunction (ED) drugs like Viagra, Cialis and Levitra have been implicated in possibly causing an increase incidence in a serious eye disease called Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (AION).  In 2005 the FDA received 43 post-marketing reports of sudden vision loss attributed to AION in patients taking them.  There was also...
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What type of anesthesia do they use for cataract surgery?

Cataract Surgery Options at Shore Eye AssociatesThe majority of cataract surgeries done in the US are done with a local anesthetic and IV sedation. The local anesthesia may be accomplished in one of two ways: either an injection of anesthetic around the eye or anesthetic eye drops placed on the eye that is often combined with an...
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