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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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Unique Treatment for Bell's Palsy

externalwcolorUnique treatment for Bell’s Palsy now available at Shore Eye Associates Bell’s Palsy, named for 19th century Scottish surgeon Sir Charles Bell, is a temporary paralysis of the Seventh Cranial Nerve also referred to as the facial nerve.  The facial nerve is responsible for delivering movement signals to the muscles of...
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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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When should my child get an eye exam?

pediatric eye exam When should my child get an eye exam? Just like adults, children need to have their eyes examined. This begins at birth and continues throughout the child’s life on into adulthood. However, many parents are not equipped with the proper knowledge on when their children need to be seen for...
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