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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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Dr Parker to leave The Eye Care Institute

We wish to inform our patients and friends that Dr Carol Parker will be leaving The Eye Care Institute, effective June 11, 2019. During Dr. Parker’s 18 year career here, she has provided thousands of patients with outstanding eye care. She has a legacy of fitting so many people in their first pair of contact …

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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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Hey Doc…Got Any Better Option Than These Reading Glasses?

Come See Us Wednesday January 18th at 6 pm   We are hosting a seminar here at The Eye Care Institute entitled “Hey Doc…Got Any Better Option Than These Reading Glasses?” Attendees will hear from Dr. John C. Meyer, MD, about options for reading glasses wearers. Then, all the Doctors of The Eye Care Institute …

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Safely Dispose of Your Old Medications on Saturday Morning October 22nd

Are you concerned about safe disposal of expired medications?  Do you have medications you are no longer using?  There is a better alternative than flushing them away. This coming Saturday, October 22nd, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is sponsoring a national “take back” day.  The DEA, in conjunction with local law enforcement, will be accepting …

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