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You aren't going to do that puff thing are you?

puff eye pressure test A common question asked during the eye exam is, “When is the puff coming?”  Patients are referring to the air-puff or non-contact tonometry.  Tonometry is the procedure used to measure eye pressure, and this is important to diagnose and monitor glaucoma.  In the non-contact tonometry, a puff of air is used to measure...
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Health vs. Vision Insurance: what's the difference and which should I use?

health vs vision insurance Health vs Vision Insurance The eye care space unfortunately has an unusual split between two different types of insurance for covering eye problems: Health Insurance and Vision Insurance. Not all patients have both. In most cases, your health insurance gets used to cover medical and surgical eye problems but not routine...
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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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Why do I have to keep pulling mucous out of my eye?

conjunctivitis Mucous Fishing Syndrome The tears that coat the surface of your eyes have both a liquid and a mucous layer to them.  It is normal to have a very thin amount of mucous in your tear film.  That mucous component can significantly increase when the eye gets irritated.Some of the most common...
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Guest — Nicole

Removal

If you are not supposed to remove it, how is it supposed to go away? Sometimes I simply blink and there's so much in my eye I can... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 02:52
Dr. Wnorowski

removal

The act of removing it continues to irritate the eye and makes you continue producing mucous.Most to the time if you can just put ... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 11:54
Guest — Carol - IL

Agree with Nicole -Can't See

I agree w/Nicole. Often there's enough in my eye I can't see. Everything is blurry. (for years I didn't realize it was mucous & ... Read More
Thursday, 04 March 2021 05:55
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What to expect during an eye injection

injection2 What to expect during an eye injection A common in office procedure is an eye injection for treatment of various eye conditions, such as wet macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or vein occlusion.  It is normal to be anxious prior to your first eye injection but knowing what to expect may alleviate...
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