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Missy Elliot and Grave’s Disease

Missy Elliot and Grave’s Disease

Missy Elliot and Grave’s DiseaseSeveral years ago Grammy award-winning musician Missy Elliot openly discussed her battle with Grave’s disease. Grave’s disease is an autoimmune condition where a person’s body makes antibodies which overstimulates their thyroid. As a...

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Computer Vision and Eye Fatigue on the Computer

Computer Vision and Eye Fatigue on the Computer

Since our world has transitioned predominately to screens and even working on multiple large monitors at once, I have seen a shift in the symptoms of my patients. The chief complaints I hear most often are dryness, intermittently blurry vision, headaches, and eye...

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Bono’s Glaucoma

Bono’s Glaucoma

U2’s Frontman Bono Wears Tinted Glasses More Than For Looks When we picture of Bono in our minds, we all probably imagine him with his light orange-tinted glasses. In 2004, at the age of 54, Bono revealed that his glasses function to help him with a chronic underlying...

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Retinal Detachments and Tears

Retinal Detachments and Tears

Retinal Detachments & Tears The retina is neural tissue that detects the image and sends the information to the brain so you can interpret and acknowledge the image. Anatomically the retina lines the inside of your eyeball, sort of like wallpaper on a wall. Any...

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The Late Mary Tyler Moore and Diabetic Retinopathy

The Late Mary Tyler Moore and Diabetic Retinopathy

The Loss of Mary Tyler Moore In early 2017 we lost a prominent American figure, Mary Tyler Moore, at the age of 80. Many of us grew up watching her on television, but in addition to her extensive film career, Mrs. Moore advocated for several causes including diabetes....

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What Does it Mean to be Farsighted?

What Does it Mean to be Farsighted?

What does it mean to be farsighted (hyperopia)? Before going into farsightedness, it helps to describe what normally happens when we see at distance and near if you are not hyperopic. Normally, a person who is wearing their correct prescription does not focus at all...

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The Today Show: Craig Melvin and His Corneal Ulcer

The Today Show: Craig Melvin and His Corneal Ulcer

The Beginning of Craig's Glasses Back in 2018 (I know, so long ago), Today’s Craig Melvin debuted his specs on air for the first time, but it was not by choice. Previously he wore contacts so often that many viewers did not know he needed glasses, but he was forced...

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What is Colorblindness?

What is Colorblindness?

What is colorblindness? To see, our retinas contain both cone and rod photoreceptors. Rod photoreceptors help us detect light and dark whereas cone photoreceptors help us detect color. There are three types of cone photoreceptors, each of which helps us to see a...

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