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Why do I need an injection in my eye? Part 2

Why do I need an injection in my eye? Why do I need an injection in my eye? Part 2 Injections into the eye, specifically into the vitreous or gel filled cavity of the eye, are called intravitreal injections. In part 1 of Why Do I Need an Injection in my Eye? we talked mostly about anti-vascular endothelial growth factors(anti-VEGF) injections.  Anti-VEGF injections...
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What testing might I have during my eye exam?

OCT What Testing Might I Have During My Eye Exam? Visual Field The visual field test is designed to see how well you see outside of the center part of your vision (peripheral vision).  When we test your vision on the basic eye chart it is only testing how well you see...
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What does 20/20 Vision actually mean?

20/20 vision What does 20/20 Vision actually mean? One of the most commonly asked questions in an eye exam comes right after the refraction, or glasses prescription check. “What is my vision?” Almost invariably, people know the term “20/20”. In fact, it’s a measure of pride for many people. “My doctor says...
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How does Cataract Surgery improve your vision?

cat sx How does Cataract Surgery improve your vision? First let’s start with what is a cataract?  Your eye has a lens inside of it.  Early in life this lens is optically clear and as light passes through the lens it refracts the light which helps focus the light on the retina. ...
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New Laser Treatment for Floaters now available at Shore Eye Associates

laser vitreolysys Have you been annoyed by floaters in your vision? Are they significantly interfering with how you see the world? We now have a treatment available that could help you. Floaters are caused by thick areas in the gel like fluid that fills the back cavity of the eye called the...
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