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11 Bad Contact Lens Habits That Can Ruin Your Vision

11 Bad Contact Lens Habits1-    Sleeping in your contacts- Number one risk factor for corneal ulcers which can lead to severe vision loss and need for a corneal transplant. Your cornea needs oxygen from the atmosphere because it has no blood vessels.  The cornea is already deprived of oxygen somewhat when you have your eyes...
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Which Eye Diseases Run in Families?

Family History of Eye DiseasesIn adults the two main eye diseases that have a genetic link are glaucoma and age related macular degeneration (AMD). Glaucoma is a deterioration of the optic nerve caused by pressure in the eye or poor blood flow to the optic nerve. It has no symptoms at its onset. In most cases...
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Blue Light and Eye Health, Reality or Hype?

blue light and its eye health effectsIn trying to answer that question there are several topics we need to explore. Sunlight Exposure and Damage to the Eye. There have been multiple studies over the years that have shown that excessive exposure to sunlight may cause damage to the eye and the eyelids. There is a very strong...
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Is it wise to have cataract surgery if you have Macular Degeneration?

amdiolThis is a question we get asked very frequently. Let’s start with some background. 1.     Cataracts and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are both leading causes of visual impairment in the elderly population.  2.     Cataracts develop when the normal clear lens gets cloudy with age.  This is correctible with cataract surgery which...
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What type of anesthesia do they use for cataract surgery?

Cataract Surgery Options at Shore Eye AssociatesThe majority of cataract surgeries done in the US are done with a local anesthetic and IV sedation. The local anesthesia may be accomplished in one of two ways: either an injection of anesthetic around the eye or anesthetic eye drops placed on the eye that is often combined with an...
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