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Episodic Dry Eye – Winter Woes!

  In the midst of winter weather, eye doctors will see an increasing amount of episodic dry eye. Symptoms tend to emerge with the dry winter air, using defrosters in cars, and the blasting heat in our homes and businesses. This can affect all dry eye patients, but in particular exacerbate the marginal dry eye…
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Farsightedness in School Aged Kids

Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests. An estimated 4 to 14 percent of preschoolers have moderate farsightedness, or hyperopia, but it often goes undetected in younger children. When moderate farsightedness is found, glasses aren't always…
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New Dry Eye Treatment is a Tear-Jerker

Written By: Susanne Medeiros For years, patients suffering from dry eye have had few options. Most simply purchased artificial tears and hoped they got better. But scientists are coming up with new therapies that do more than just relieve symptoms. Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first medical device for the treatment of dry…
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A Local Ohio Woman’s Vision and Wedding Day Is Threatened

Te' LaVette sometimes slept in her contact lenses for up to two weeks at a time — and it caught up with her on her wedding day. Quality care saved the day and her sight. Thomas Steinemann, MD, diagnosed Te' LaVette with a corneal infection but managed to save her vision. Written By: Susanne Medeiros…
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