Archive | Eye Health

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy and make sure you are seeing your best.

Those Darn Floaters

What are those irritating spots in my eyes and will they ever go away? Sound familiar? Floaters are a common nuisance for most adults and are due to our aging process. At a young age, the vitreous (the gel-like substance in the eye) is transparent, but as one ages, imperfections gradually develop. The common type […]

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Inserting Eye Drops Made Easy

Eye Drop Insertion Made Easy

Inserting eye drops tends to be one of the most difficult, frustrating medications to utilize. We either miss the eye entirely, get a part of the drop in the eye, put it on our cheek or think a drop came out when actually nothing happened.   None of the above are acceptable, as using drops for […]

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Eye Knowledge: Fact or Fiction?

Rumor has it that eating carrots are good for your eyes – ever seen a rabbit wearing spectacles? Ever heard a parent say, “Back up from that TV – it will ruin your eyes”? Fact or Fiction? Do you know the real truth?  Answer the following questions to test your “eye” knowledge. Carrots good for […]

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Eyes with and without glaucoma

Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and the world is a beautiful place. No one is thinking their vision or that of a loved one could be slowly slipping away. Our world is unique, with beautiful sights to behold. Dr. Khemsara spends many hours diagnosing and treating patients to […]

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Ocular Hypertension

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. Ocular hypertension is a risk factor for glaucoma. What is ocular hypertension? It is when your eye pressures are higher than normal. Left untreated, high eye pressure can cause glaucoma and permanent vision loss in some individuals. The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS) […]

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