Blepharitis – A common cause of ocular discomfort and Irritation Blepharitis  is an eye condition characterized by chronic inflammation of the eyelid, the severity and time course can vary. Onset can be acute, resolving without treatment within 2–4 weeks (this can be greatly reduced with lid hygiene), but more generally…

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Reading Glasses ?

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Do I Need Reading Glasses ?     Our near focus point extends with age and an emmertropic (does not need spectacles) eye will normally need reading spectacles by mid forties often off the peg hoby specs will do initially BUT GET YOUR EYE HEALTH CHECKED with an eye exam Here…

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Allergic Conjunctivitis

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Allergic Conjunctivitis – Most Often Seasional Spring is the season that we are most likely to suffer red itchy eyes; this is a reaction to allergen’s in the air e.g. Pollen, dust. We end up with red itchy eyes. The over-the-counter eye drops that are anti-histamine based only give relief…

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Dry Eye Disorders

Dry Eyes

Dry Eye Disorders Causes for Red Eyes, Dry Eyes, Bloodshot Eyes, Itchy Eyes … Giacomina Massaro-Giordano, MD, an ophthalmologist at Penn Medicine and co-director of the Penn Dry Eye & Ocular Surface Center, discusses dry eyes and tear film deficiency. This is a long Video but I recommend it as…

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