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Punctal plug insertion

Punctal plug insertion

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Punctal Plugs

Punctal Plugs

What are Punctal Plugs and how are they used
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Think About This: Presbyopia and Progressive Lenses

Think About This: Presbyopia and Progressive Lenses

Progressive lenses are the ideal solution for people age 40 and older needing help viewing multiple distances. Unlike the outdated design of bifocal and trifocal lenses, progressive lenses have no lines, helping wearers to have a better cosmetic appearance while wearing their eyeglasses. To learn more, visit www.thinkaboutyoureyes.com
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The Importance of Crizal Anti Reflective Lenses

The Importance of Crizal Anti Reflective Lenses

Explains the importance of a Crizal, Crizal Alize, or Crizal Avance Anti Reflective treatment on your eyeglass lenses.
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Retinal Detachment

Retinal Detachment

A graphic description of flashes and floaters and retinal tears and retinal detachments.
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Vitrectomy for Vitreous Opacities (Floaters)

Vitrectomy for Vitreous Opacities (Floaters)

Vitreous floaters can be a sign of a serious retinal disease. They are very uncommon in people under 40 years old. If you have new floaters, especially if you are young, you need to see a retina specialist immediately. You might have a serious infection or inflammatory disease. If you are in the US, you can find a retina specialist at . . If you are in Europe, you can look for a retina specialist at: http://www.evrs.org/pages/mlist_new.htm . Removal of vitreous floaters using 25 gauge vitrectomy, This 64 year old woman had cataract surgery 7 years previously. She was followed in our practice with bothersome floaters for the past 6 years. She described sheets of gauze like floaters that would intermittently obstruct her vision. They did not clear with observation. Her left eye had vitrectomy for floaters 3 months ago and the patient was thrilled. This video is of the vitrectomy in the right eye. Floaters clear on their own almost all of the time. Even patients with persistent floaters usually adjust to them. Their is a small group of patients with sheet like floaters and veils that affect their visual function and do not clear even after waiting over a year. In this situation, it is...
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Macular Degeneration – Part 2

Macular Degeneration – Part 2

Macular Degeneration; Dry and Wet Types; AREDS Result; Vitamins, antioxidants and Zinc; Omega3 fatty acids; Treatment of new vessels with VEGF inhibitors, Lucentis, Avastin; Risk Factors; age, race, smoking, family history, genetics, diet; Laser treatment of new vessels
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Macular Degeneration and the Aging Retina – Part 1

Macular Degeneration and the Aging Retina – Part 1

Describes the aging Retina and how it evolves into Macular Degeneration. Pictures of Retinas, young, middle age, older. Dry and wet Macular Degeneration.
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Types of Glaucoma

Types of Glaucoma

There are many different types of glaucoma, including congenital glaucoma and open angle glaucoma. Discover information on the types of glaucoma with tips from an optometrist in this free eye care video. Expert: Dr. Raj Patel Contact: www.vancouvervision.com Bio: Dr. Raj Patel graduated as a member of the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society with a doctor of optometry degree from the University of Houston. Filmmaker: Lisa Fenderson
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Glaucoma Symptoms & Treatments : What Is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma Symptoms & Treatments : What Is Glaucoma?

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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Here you can see an eye with prominant meibomian glands. These glands produce oil that is important to keep the tear film from evaporating too quickly. Some people have MGD (meibomian gland dysfunction) and these glands clog up and cause eye irritation (aka. blepharitis).
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