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Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Impacts of Smoking in Terms of Eye Health

If you’re a smoker, there’s a good chance you’ve heard all the dangers of smoking and the damage that it can do to your body and dismissed it. In many cases, this focus on the lungs or the significantly increased risk of heart disease or cancer. But did you know that smoking can have a […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Function for Protein Previously Thought to be Inert is a Game Changer for Cataract Prevention

Scientists studying the biochemistry behind cataract formation have come across a new finding that is bound to revolutionize the way we understand vision impairment. 

A protein, previously thought to be inert, is actually playing a highly vital role in preventing cataract formation. 

Every lens is composed of cells, packed with structural proteins known as crystallins. Crystallins produce […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Purpose of a Slit Lamp Exam

When you come to EyeCare 20/20 for your initial examination, there is a very likely chance that you will undergo a slit lamp exam as part of the process. We’re going to walk you through the procedure and what the slit lamp exam can show your ophthalmologist.   

The exam will begin with the doctor applying a […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Link Between Immune Cells and Dry Eye

With so many myths floating around about the cause of dry eye, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with suggestions. From tips ranging from spending less time staring at screens to grabbing an antihistamine due to some mystery allergen. However, new studies are showing that eye dry symptoms could be coming from within your very own body’s immune system.  

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The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |February 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments