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Christmas Holiday Eye Safety 2018 Version

shoot your eye out“I want an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!” “No, you'll shoot your eye out.” This is one of the most memorable Christmas movie quotes ever.  Funny in the movie but the holiday season does present a real eye injury threat. For those of us who...
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Newly diagnosed with Glaucoma, what are my treatment options?

dxglaucoma Newly Diagnosed with Glaucoma, what are my treatment options? There are several different variations of Glaucoma and what we will discuss mostly today is what we call Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.  This means that there is no specific underlying cause for the Glaucoma like inflammation, trauma or a severe cataract. ...
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The Three O's of Eye Care: Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, and Optician

threeo The Three O's of Eye Care: Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Optician Knowing the difference between the various specialties in the eye care industry can be confusing, especially given the fact that they all start with the same letter and in many ways sound alike. I therefore thought I’d break down the...
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Cataract Surgery and Increased Life Expectancy

cataract surgery and life expectancy Cataract Surgery and Life Expectancy A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology has demonstrated in older women a correlation between having cataract surgery and a decrease in death rate from all causes. The data comes from a prospective longitudinal study called the Women’s Health Initiative.  This study involved women 65...
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Glaucoma and cannabis?

Have you guys ever tried using cannabis for medical purposes? I have been diagnosed with glaucoma for almost a year now and I've b... Read More
Friday, 01 December 2017 09:45
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cannabis- not effective treatm...

cannabis is not seen as an effective treatment for glaucoma. Please review our article on the subject. https://www.shoreeye.com/... Read More
Friday, 01 December 2017 13:12
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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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