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Are my cosmetics making my Dry Eye worse?

cosmetics Are my cosmetics making my Dry Eye worse? Dry Eye Disease affects over 5 million people in the US with 3.3 million being woman and most of those being 50 or over. As people live longer Dry Eye will continue to be a growing problem into the future. Although our...
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Why do I need an injection in my eye?

injectionIntravitreal Injections Injections into the eye, specifically into the vitreous or gel filled cavity of the eye, are called intravitreal injections. Anti-vascular endothelial growth factors(anti-VEGF) are probably the most commonly injected agents.  They are used to treat wet age related macular degeneration(ARMD) (What exactly is Macular Degeneration?), diabetic retinopathy (Diabetic Retinopathy...
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Newly diagnosed with Glaucoma, what are my treatment options?

dxglaucoma Newly Diagnosed with Glaucoma, what are my treatment options? There are several different variations of Glaucoma and what we will discuss mostly today is what we call Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.  This means that there is no specific underlying cause for the Glaucoma like inflammation, trauma or a severe cataract. ...
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Is Marijuana Good for Glaucoma?

10 marijuana copy Is Marijuana Good for Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a common eye disease that affects the optic nerve and results in loss of peripheral vision or side vision.  The treatment for glaucoma is to lower the pressure inside the eye or intraocular pressure(IOP).  This can be accomplished by laser, eye drops, or...
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Should I Pay out of Pocket for Cataract Surgery?

Should I pay out of pocket for cataract surgery?Should I Pay out of Pocket for Cataract Surgery? In the first blog of this series, Why do I have to pay out of pocket for cataract surgery?,  I addressed the “why” you might pay extra for certain types of cataract surgery.  In this installment, I want to address the “should”...
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Guest — Stephenarden@321

Nice blog about Cataract Surge...

very good information about Cataract Surgery thank you for sharing nice blog
Monday, 16 October 2017 15:59
Dr. Wnorowski

Happy to help

You are welcome
Monday, 16 October 2017 16:32
Guest — MK320

Thank you!!!

Planning on getting cataract surgery soon in my 30's so thank you!!! I wish you were my doc.
Friday, 05 October 2018 18:25
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