Diabetes and your vision – how this condition can affect your eyes

Diabetes is a condition that impacts one’s health in a number of ways. This is why it is important to speak to your primary doctor about the conditions you should be worried about. The team at The Eye Care Institute understands the impact diabetes can have on a patient’s vision, and wants to educate individuals …

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Earn Pay and Free Care while Participating in a Clinical Trial

Have you ever visited our offices and seen these large trucks marked Mobile Dry Eye Unit? These vehicles travel between research sites and brought here to test new dry eye drops or dry eye treatments. At The Eye Care Institute, we have conducted over 100 trials, and our research has resulted in 11 new medications, …

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Brennan P. Greene. MD’s Clinical Trial Work Leads To Another FDA Approval! Game-Changing New Method For Glaucoma Treatment

The FDA recently approved Durysta (bimatoprost implant). Dr. Brennan Greene participated in clinical trials for this new treatment, which is the first and only sustained-release treatment of glaucoma. Durysta is implanted into the intracameral space (in front of the lens of the eye) by an eye doctor in the office setting. This eliminates the need for glaucoma …

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What are flashes and floaters, and are they normal?

When patients start noticing flashing and floaters in their vision, they may be unsure as to what has occurred. Louisville, KY area patients might not know if these flashes and floaters are detrimental to their eyes health and their vision. This is why the associates at The Eye Care Institute encourage patients to visit the …

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What is viral conjunctivitis, and how is it treated by an eye doctor?

Patients who have red, irritated eyes that occur almost overnight may be dealing with a condition called conjunctivitis, though it is more commonly known as “pink eye.” Conjunctivitis can occur due to bacteria or a virus. Viral conjunctivitis is pink eye that is highly contagious. This infection is often caused by the adenovirus and includes …

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Coronavirus COVID 19 Clinical Trials Research

Our clinical trials program, Butchertown Clinical Trials, in conjunction with our two primary care doctors, are involved in the commitment to create a COVID 19 vaccine. We are currently monitoring three vaccines for which we may be able to act as a clinical trial site. We encourage you to submit your name for consideration as …

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