Category Eye Health


How To Deal With Smoke In Your Eyes

March 13th, 2021. Posted by Dr. Shah

California wildfires are spreading across the country & people are experiencing the effects in their eyes! Yet conditions such as dry eye, blepharitis or allergic conjunctivitis are especially bad for people who already suffer from these conditions m...

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20 Things You Don’t Want Happening to your eyes!

February 16th, 2021. Posted by Dr. Shah

Can you imagine the worst thing that can happen to your eye? Eye dangers range from severe, like eyeball tattoos, to seemingly benign habits, like forgetting to clean your contact lenses. Here are the top 20 worst things you don’t want happening to...

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Eye Health Info for Those Under 40

January 11th, 2021. Posted by Dr. Shah

By the time we reach our early 20s, our eyes and our visual system are already fully developed. Most people find that their vision and eye health are stable by the time they reach 25 or 30 years of age, with the exception of women, who often find tha...

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Simple tips for healthy eyes

December 5th, 2020. Posted by Dr. Shah

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy and make sure you are looking your best. Follow these simple steps to keep your eyes healthy during your golden years. Get a comprehensive dila...

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How to talk to your eye doctor

November 15th, 2020. Posted by Dr. Shah

Today patients need to actively participate in their health care. You and your eye doctor can work together to achieve the best possible level of health. Good communication is an important part of this relationship. Here are some questions you can as...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Floaters

July 14th, 2016. Posted by Dr. Shah

Floaters and Retinal Detachment Sometimes a section of the vitreous pulls the fine fibers away from the retina all at once, rather than gradually, causing many new floaters to appear suddenly. This is called a vitreous detachment, which in most case...

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What is Blepharospasm?

June 5th, 2016. Posted by Dr. Shah

Blepharospasm is an abnormal, involuntary blinking or spasm of the eyelids. What causes Blepharospasm? Blepharospasm is associated with an abnormal function of the basal ganglion from an unknown cause. The basal ganglion is the part of the brain re...

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Why Eye Screening is Important for School-Age Children

April 4th, 2016. Posted by Dr. Shah

From the time that we are born, our eyesight slowly develops until adulthood. Babies and children, for instance, do not have fully formed vision centers in their brains yet. Good nutrition, regular visits to a health care practitioner and healthy hab...

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Understanding Keratoconus

November 18th, 2015. Posted by Dr. Shah

Keratoconus is an eye disorder that affects the cornea and can cause a series of vision difficulties. The disorder occurs when the small protein fibers in the eye (collagen) that help hold the cornea in place become weak, allowing the cornea to bu...

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Wash Your Hands

October 19th, 2015. Posted by Dr. Shah

Stop rubbing your eyes! We've all done it, whether it's in the morning or after waking up or even after an exhausting stretch at the computer, but be careful about how often you are rubbing your eyes. Has it become a habit? For many people rubbing t...

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