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Pregnancy and the Eye

pregnancy   Pregnancy and the Eye   During pregnancy, not only does the body go through a great deal of change hormonally and physiologically, but also so does the eye. Below are some of the most common effects pregnancy can have on the eye. Corneal changes- in some cases, pregnancy can...
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Are my eyes changing colors?

senile scleral plaque Are my eyes changing colors? We commonly get patients who come in asking if the white part of their eye, the sclera, has a growth or is turning a gray color.  This is a senile scleral plaque which is commonly seen in people over the age of 70. It is a benign...
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How does Shingles effect my Eye?

shingles How does Shingles effect my Eye? Shingles is the tern we use to describe a condition that is caused by a re-activation of the Herpes Varicella-Zoster virus.   The origin of this infection usually goes way back to childhood with a primary infection that caused an infection we know as “Chicken Pox”.When...
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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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