Featured Image: Face Mask and Eye Infections

Extra safety measures are recommended for face mask wearers during anti-VEGF injections. Wearing a face mask is recommended by the CDC for all adults and children over the age of 2 when going out in public. But for patients receiving anti-VEGF injections, special precautions are recommended during their injections. The recommendation comes after a study…

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Featured Image OCT Scan and Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is usually diagnosed when someone begins showing signs of memory loss. But the damage to the brain from Alzheimer’s disease starts a decade or more before the onset of symptoms. Researchers are working on a method, using optical coherence tomography (OCT), that is already routinely used by many eye doctors and retina specialists.…

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Featured Image Angle vs Open Angle Glaucoma

There are several forms of glaucoma, but two common forms are open-angle and closed-angle glaucoma. Both are caused by a disruption in the drainage of aqueous humor. We recognize January as National Glaucoma Awareness month and publish this article to enhance your understanding and awareness of glaucoma. What is Aqueous Humor? Aqueous humor is a…

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