IPL: the Meibomian Gland Game Changer

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Dry eye is multifactorial disease caused by a loss of hemostasis of the tear film from instability, ocular surface inflammation and damage including neurological and morphology changes. Meibomian gland dysfunction or “MGD” is a chronic abnormality of the oil producing glands of the eye. MGD occurs when the oil glands are clogged and meibum cannot… Read more »

Optometry vs Ophthalmology: what’s the difference

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Have you ever wondered about the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist. Hopefully, by the end, you’ll find the answer doesn’t matter too much, regardless of which type of eye specialist you visit. The simple answer: Ophthalmology focuses on surgery and optometry focuses on non surgical treatment and management of eye issues. Optometrists spend… Read more »

Coronavirus FAQs

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Updated April 2021 What is Coronavirus or COVID-19? COVID-19, originally known as 2019-nCoV, is a strain of a large family of coronaviruses which can be transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified as the cause of a respiratory illness outbreak in Wuhan, China in November 2019. On March 11, 2020 the World Health… Read more »

Stop My Child From Getting Nearsighted

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Stop My Child From Getting Nearsighted Increasing Prevalence of Nearsightedness Underscores the Need for Control and Treatments. The incidence of myopia in children has increased significantly over the past several decades. This was according to researchers who discussed the topic at both the American Academy of Optometry and the Global Specialty Lens Symposium. Citing a… Read more »