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Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Benefits of Anti-Reflective Treatments

A year has passed and it’s time for your annual eye exam, hurray!  Not only are you noticing an increased struggle with your old prescription, you are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to select a new frame or two.  Often times we spend so much time and energy in our frame selection, enlisting friends, family and […]

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Medications to Avoid with Glaucoma

Narrow Angle Glaucoma There are a number of narrow angle or “closed angle” glaucoma medications to avoid due to the fact that they block acetylcholine, the chemical that keeps the eye angle open. These medications can cause further narrowing and can lead to blockage of the eye’s drainage system. Here is a list of numerous […]

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Papilledema and Optic nerve swelling

Papilledema is a condition where increased pressure in or around the brain causes optic nerve swelling inside the eye. Patients may present with multiple symptoms when they have this condition.  They can present with headaches, ringing in ears, flickering in the vision, double vision, vision loss (sometimes unilateral and sometimes bilateral), nausea, vomiting, visual field […]

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