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Parkinson's Disease and Your Eyes

Parkinsons Parkinson’s Disease and Your Eyes Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive degenerative condition of the neurological system.  The majority of Parkinson’s effects are on movement. It often starts off very slowly and subtly.   One of the earliest symptoms is a slight tremor in one or both hands. Other early symptoms include a lack of...
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Do I really need glasses if I have Contact Lenses?

contact Why do I need glasses if I have contact lenses? There is an old adage in the eye care industry:  glasses are a necessity, contact lenses are a luxury.  Ninety-nine percent of the time this is absolutely true. In the absence of unusual eye disorders or very high prescriptions which don’t allow...
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What is a Freckle in the back of my eye?

nevus What is a Freckle in the back of my eye? Choroidal nevus is the fancy word for a freckle in the back of the eye.  This lesion arises from a collection of cells that make pigment in the choroid.  The choroid lines the back of the retina and supplies the retina with...
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A Little Holiday Season Eye Humor

santacheckIn light of the holiday season, here are the top 10 eye care jokes. Warning: they get cornea and cornea1)    What do you call a blind deer? No Eye Deer!2)    What do you call a blind deer with no legs? Still No Eye Deer!3)    Why do eye doctors live long lives? Because we dilate!4)    Why...
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What testing might I have during my eye exam?

OCT What Testing Might I Have During My Eye Exam? Visual Field The visual field test is designed to see how well you see outside of the center part of your vision (peripheral vision).  When we test your vision on the basic eye chart it is only testing how well you see...
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