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Cataract Surgery and Increased Life Expectancy

cataract surgery and life expectancy Cataract Surgery and Life Expectancy A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology has demonstrated in older women a correlation between having cataract surgery and a decrease in death rate from all causes. The data comes from a prospective longitudinal study called the Women’s Health Initiative.  This study involved women 65...
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Glaucoma and cannabis?

Have you guys ever tried using cannabis for medical purposes? I have been diagnosed with glaucoma for almost a year now and I've b... Read More
Friday, 01 December 2017 09:45
Dr. Wnorowski

cannabis- not effective treatm...

cannabis is not seen as an effective treatment for glaucoma. Please review our article on the subject. https://www.shoreeye.com/... Read More
Friday, 01 December 2017 13:12
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11 Fun and Fascinating Eye Facts

braineye 11 Fun and Fascinating Eye Facts 1.     Vision is so important to humans that almost half of your brain’s capacity is dedicated to visual perception.2.     The most active muscles in your body are the muscles that move your eyes. 3.     The surface tissue of your cornea (the epithelium) is one...
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Why you should always bring your current glasses to your eye exam (even if you hate them)

glasses Despite requests from our office staff to bring your current glasses to your office visit, many people show up without them. Sometimes it’s an oversite: “I was rushing to get here and forgot them”, “I left them in the car”, “I picked up my wife’s glasses instead of mine by...
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What happened to reversal drops for dilation?

Dilated pupilsGetting your eyes dilated can be inconvenient for some people.  People may be light sensitive and have difficulty reading for a couple of hours.  Wouldn’t it be great to have another drop to reverse the effects of dilation? On December 31, 1990, Dapiprazole, under the trade name Rev-Eyes, was FDA approved...
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Are Daily Contact Lenses My Best Choice?

dailies Are Daily Contact Lenses My Best Choice? When soft contact lenses first came on the scene, the ocular community went wild. People no longer had to put up with the initial discomfort that hard lenses dealt to you, and a more frequent replacement schedule surely meant better overall health for...
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