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2014-05-12 08:32:23

Patients Suffering From Blepharitis and Other Eyelid Conditions, such as Meibomian Gland Disease Leading to Dry Eye Syndrome, as well as Those Preparing for a Surgical Procedure may Benefit from the i-Lid Cleanser SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eye Institute of Marin in Marin County, California announced today that it is improving the care of the Institute's patients with a new eyelid cleanser. The i-Lid(TM) Cleanser, was developed by Kathryn Najafi-Tagol,...

2014-02-13 20:21:59

Bob Costas' worsening conjunctivitis a reminder of the dangers of eye infections SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bob Costas' worsening eye infection prompts him to step away from his Sochi Olympics reporting duties, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding the public of the importance of seeking prompt medical treatment and practicing good hygiene to reduce the spread of what can be highly infectious eye conditions....

2014-01-17 23:20:36

Founder Sharon Kleyne Reports the Latest Discoveries on Relationship Between Dry Eye and Swollen Eyes (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 “Swollen eyes,” according to Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne, is one of the most common symptoms of winter dry eye. Kleyne notes that “swollen eyes” can refer either to “blepharitis,” which is inflammation of the eyelids, “conjunctivitis, which is inflammation of the ocular conjunctiva, the layer of living tissue over the eyes that...

2013-11-12 23:33:52

A brand new article, published on the site Vkool.com, offers 18 home remedies for pink eye. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com includes two sections. Within this article, people will learn 18 home remedies for pink eye that are proven to work. In the first section, the writer introduces 9 tips that people should apply to treat pink eye effectively. Firstly, the writer encourages people to put eyebright on the affected eye because eyebright can help...

2013-05-20 23:23:38

The Atlanta Vision Institute published a patient testimonial about how being diagnosed with giant papillary conjunctivitis was her reason for getting LASIK. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On May 14th, premiere Atlanta LASIK practice the Atlanta Vision Institute published a testimonial about how one of its patients originally came to the Atlanta Vision Institute for a LASIK consultation after being diagnosed with giant papillary conjunctivitis. “Giant papillary conjunctivitis is an...

Risk Of Eye Infections With Some Acne Medications
2012-05-24 08:29:09

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com May is Healthy Vision Month and, as such, the publication of new research regarding eye health and popular prescription acne medication comes at the perfect time. Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that popular prescription acne medication pills like Accutane or Roaccutane can lead to eye infections, ranging from conjunctivitis (pink eye) to sties. They give patients and doctors a few recommendations on how to prevent eye infections from...

2012-04-25 11:17:10

Case study in the Journal of AAPOS highlights need for vigilance It has been estimated that roughly 4% to 6% of child abuse victims present first to an ophthalmologist. In a case study in the April issue of the Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, doctors at the University of Washington and the Seattle Children's Hospital describe a case of a 13-month-old girl who was initially diagnosed with corneal abrasion and a mild infection. She was eventually...

2012-03-16 23:00:13

Spring is just around the corner and for many, spring includes flare-ups of allergies resulting in the troubling symptoms of runny noses and itchy, watery eyes. The most common causes of allergies are seasonal and a result of exposure to pollens and molds which trigger a chain reaction on the immune system. “ For some, the allergies are more troubling than dangerous and cause difficulty wearing contact lenses. For others, vision can become impaired,” said Dr. Sandy T. Feldman of...


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