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Why you shouldn't rub your eyes

eye rubbing Why you shouldn't rub your eyes When your eyes feel itchy, it’s a natural reaction to want to rub, rub, rub. It temporarily relieves the itching, and frankly feels great when you’re doing it. Unknowingly, however, you are likely doing short-term – and in some cases long-term – damage to...
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Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)

OCT   Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)   When patients come to our office for an eye exam, many times there is testing that we do to help us in diagnosing any problems.  One of these tests is a picture called an Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT.   These pictures are generated by light waves...
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Blephex for Blepharitis

Blephex  Blast Blepharitis with Blephex!   We, at Shore Eye Associates, now have an excellent treatment for the most common eye disease that we treat (Blepharitis).  The Blephex system is currently one of the best treatment options available for sufferers of this eye condition, as it is the one treatment that...
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In Surgery Aberrometry

aberrometry     In Surgery or Intraoperative Aberrometry Yes, that is a mouthful, but the concept isn’t quite as hard as the name.An Intraoperative Aberrometer is an instrument we can use in the operating room to help us determine the correct power of the implant we put in your eye during...
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Dropless Cataract Surgery

dextenza   Dropless Cataract Surgery Eye drops can be hard for some patients to instill into their eyes.   After cataract surgery, there are two main issues we are trying to control: preventing infection and controlling inflammation.  Traditionally we prescribed antibiotic eye drops to prevent infection as well as steroid eye drops to control...
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