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8 medications that can cause Dry Eyes

Medications Contributing to Dry Eye Disease Acne medications including Accutane Beta Blockers for hypertension including Inderal and Lopressor Thiazide diuretics for hypertension such as hydrochlorothiazide Antihistamines such as Benadryl Decongestants such as Sudafed Hormone Replacement Therapy medications include many drugs which have been shown as causes of Dry Eye Disease Tricyclic Antidepressants including Elavil has …

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Dr Newton Announces Retirement

Catherine Newton, MD has announced her retirement from the private practice of ophthalmology. Dr Newton earned her undergraduate degree in Mathematics and holds Master of Teaching in Anatomy, as well as a Medical Degree. Dr Newton competed her residency in Ophthalmology at University of Wisconsin – Madison and holds dual Fellowships, from Duke in Ophthalmic …

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Clinical Trials Research at The Eye Care Institute

Have you ever visited our offices and seen these large trucks marked Mobile Dry Eye Unit? These vehicles travel between research sites are used here from time to time to test new dry eye drops or other dry eye treatments. At The Eye Care Institute, we have conducted over 50 trials and our research has …

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Routine Vision Insurance and Medical Insurance – An Explanation

Many of our patients have both medical insurance and routine vision insurance. Understanding these two very different types of insurance can be beneficial. Regardless of the insurance, your insurance carrier requires us to see you for the condition for which you scheduled the exam. We will always provide the most appropriate care if you come …

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Study Shows CBD Oil Increases Leading Indicator of Glaucoma While THC Decreases It

Researchers tested CBD which showed that a leading measure of glaucoma increased by 18%. Download full research paper Glaucoma is a complex condition which is often, but not always, accompanied by elevated eye pressure. Frequently, increased eye pressure is associated with glaucoma while lower eye pressure is not. For this trial, researchers use rats (a …

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Louisville Business First chooses Dr. Meyer as One of Twenty People to Know in Health Care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Louisville Business First) – Dr. John Meyer, ophthalmologist, medical director and owner, The Eye Care Institute Years in current job: 22 Years in health care: 31, including 5 as a Navy flight surgeon with Marine Aircraft Group 26 What’s the biggest misconception about health care in our country? That every other country has a better system. We …

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What does 20\20 Mean?

20/20 vision is a term used to express normal visual acuity, which is the clarity or how sharp your vision is, measured at a distance of 20 feet. The size of the letters on the standard eye chart is based on work done by the Dutch ophthalmologist, Herman Snellen, in the 1860’s. As a general …

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This Is What Happens When You Don’t Get Regular Eye Exams

Frankly, what happens to a person who does not get regular eye exams is that they put themselves at higher risk for losing part or even all of their vision. Many eye diseases are insidious. They sneak up on a person, and by the time symptoms are experienced it may be too late to reverse …

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The Eye Care Institute publishes a list of common eye treatments by age

Ages 21 to 44 Typically, a complete, dilated eye exam is recommended every 1 to 2 years LASIK, or other laser vision correction, to correct myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia and astigmatism Ages 45 to 60 Typically, a complete, dilated eye exam is recommended every 1 to 2 years LASIK with additional treatments, such as the KAMRA inlay, to correct presbyopia and astigmatism LipiFlow II …

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