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New Laser Treatment for Floaters now available at Shore Eye Associates

laser vitreolysys Have you been annoyed by floaters in your vision? Are they significantly interfering with how you see the world? We now have a treatment available that could help you. Floaters are caused by thick areas in the gel like fluid that fills the back cavity of the eye called the...
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I'm seeing new floating spots in my vision, what should I do?

floaters If you are seeing the 3 F’s: ·      Flashes- flashing lights ·      Floaters-dozens of dark spots that persist in the center of vision ·      Field cut- curtain or shadow that usually starts in peripheral vision that may move to involve the center of vision   Then you may have a...
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Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I Have?

redeye Dry Eyes or Allergies: Which do I have? As an eye doctor, diagnosing a red eye can be challenging.  Are we dealing with an infection, allergy, inflammation or dryness? One of the most common questions I get is, “Doc, my eyes are red, burning, itchy, and tearing. Is this dry...
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Drug Allergy or Side Effect, Knowing the Difference Could Save Your Life

allergy2 Drug Allergy or Side EffectKnowing the difference could save your life There is a common misconception that any adverse reaction to a drug is an allergy.  That is definitely not the case.  Reporting to your doctors that you have an allergy to a medication when what you really had was...
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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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