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4th of July, be safe out there

FireworksFireworks Eye Injuries Have More Than Doubled in Recent Years Fireworks sales will be blazing across the country from now through the Fourth of July. As retailers begin their promotions, Shore Eye Associates joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in shining a light on this explosive fact: the number of eye...
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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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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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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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The Three O's of Eye Care: Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, and Optician

threeo The Three O's of Eye Care: Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Optician Knowing the difference between the various specialties in the eye care industry can be confusing, especially given the fact that they all start with the same letter and in many ways sound alike. I therefore thought I’d break down the...
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