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Hordeolum (Stye) - Exactly How To Treat This Annoying Eyelid Condition
Did you know that there are two types of hordeola (plural for hordeolum) but only one is actually called a stye? In the video below, Dr. Amanda Rights reviews what you need to know about having an internal or external hordeolum (i.e. stye).  https://youtu.be/RBIrbmk0FEs If you don’t like the...
Subconjunctival hemorrhage
While a broken blood vessel on your eye can look scary, a subconjunctival hemorrhage is almost always harmless and often heals on its own. In the video below, Dr. Amanda Rights reviews what you need to know about having a broken blood vessel in your eye (also known as a subconjunctival hemorrhage).  https://youtu.be/ja-kS2DaZEA If you don’t like the video or want more...
Managing Osteoarthritis with Avocado Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASUs)
If you suffer from osteoarthritis, you are probably familiar with the pain and swelling that comes with the breakdown of the cartilage and tissue between your joints. 30 million Americans suffer from this disease and most take prescription drugs to manage their symptoms. In this video, I will discuss recent research on an exciting alternative treatment which not only...
Scleral Contact Lenses - A Perfect Fit for Irregular Corneas & Dry Eyes!
Scleral contact lenses are specialty contacts primarily used to improve the vision of people with corneal irregularities. In fact, the most common reasons to wear scleral lenses are if you have keratoconus, had a corneal transplant, or are suffering from severe dry eye disease. In the video below, Dr. Jaclyn Garlich talks about what you need to know before being fit...
Here's another picture of what a pinguecula looks like from the side.
Do you have a new, yellow growth on the white part of your eye that appears to pop out when you look in the mirror? If so, you may have a pinguecula. In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack breaks down everything you need to know about pingueculas. https://youtu.be/IgQGOEeJY2Y If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is...
These are a few examples of popular glaucoma eye drops.
Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the nerve that connects your eye to your brain. This nerve is known as the optic nerve. Damage can occur when the pressure inside your eye (also known as intraocular pressure or IOP) is too high, or when it is low. However, if you develop glaucoma, your eye doctor may...
Here is what a pterygium looks like from the side.
Does your eye have a new or existing growth on it? Does this growth appear to go from the white part of your eye to the clear part of your eye? If so, you may have a pterygium. In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack discusses exactly what you need to know about pterygiums. https://youtu.be/3O6FtJRdpYI If you don’t like the video or want more...
These eye drops are examples of common artificial tears.
Dry eye disease is a very common condition that impacts millions of people! In fact, the digital devices that consume our daily lives are only making matters worse. Fortunately, artificial tears, or lubricating eye drops, are a good first line treatment for most people with dry eyes. However, purchasing these drops can be...
Constipation - How To Prevent & Relieve This Painful Condition
At some point in your life, you have probably dealt with constipation! Sometimes it is occasional, like from a change in eating patterns or travel. Other times it is a constant issue that you can’t quite seem to get rid of! In the video below, Amanda Legro discusses ways to prevent and relieve constipation. https://youtu.be/iBiHjIprXgk If you don’t like the video or want...
5 Simple & Effective Ways To Prevent Digital Eye Strain
Do your eyes ever feel tired, fatigued or even blurry after a day of being on your cell phone, tablet or computer? If so, the truth is, you’re not alone! With the increasing ways digital devices are consuming our daily lives, you’re probably experiencing digital eye strain (also called computer vision syndrome). In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte talks...