June, 2016

Glaucoma: Symptoms Questions and Preventions

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

From newborn babies to senior citizens and every age group in between, glaucoma is a risk for everyone. According to Glucoma.org over 3 million Americans are diagnosed with glaucoma, but only half of those are aware they have it. Glaucoma has many types, but the two most common types are open-angel and angel-closure. Open-Angel Glaucoma […]

Pink Eye is a Common Eye Condition Remember to Wash Your Hands

Monday, June 27th, 2016

This infographic explains the three different types of pink eye to look out for and can take anywhere from 7 to 10 days to combat.

Testosterone cream may provide relief from MGD-related Dry Eye

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

MILAN — Applying a compounded testosterone cream on the eyelids offers patients long-lasting relief from dry eye symptoms, according to one speaker. At the OSN Italy meeting, Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD, encouraged his colleagues to “keep an open mind” and try this simple solution for the benefit of their patients. Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) […]

How My Wife and I Keep Our Young Daughters Grounded While Raising Them in Los Angeles — ‘Land of Excess’

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Santa Monica was a sleepy town when I grew up there. That was a very good thing. My parents were hair stylists (yes, my dad, age 84, still cuts my hair…and straight too!). They owned a small hair salon. While I didn’t grow up with a lot of material things, it was all around me. […]

Hang Tough Don’t Puff: What Does Smoking Do To Your Eyes?

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

It is no surprise that smoking is responsible for a numerous amount of diseases and over 480,000 deaths per year in the United States alone. Age –related macular degeneration, cataracts, optic nerve damage and often blindness are just some of the effects smoking can cause. With 4,000 different toxic chemicals a single cigarette contains, the […]

LASIK Eye Surgery, Improving Vision

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Fortified LASIK Eye Surgery If you are looking to be lessen the burden of eye glasses or contact lenses there are several options to help you. In the past most people with vision issues had to rely on glasses or contact lenses to get the vision they desired, however there have been many changes and […]

Makeup Eye Opener

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Mascara, a common makeup must-have is used by millions of women around the world every day. But the question is, do you really know what’s going into your mascara? Most women don’t. Commercialized mascara you see on the shelves are packed with harmful chemicals that can lead to deterioration of ones vision if you are not hygienic […]

BlephEx Treatment

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Over 86 million people in the U.S are affected by a chronic, inflammatory disease in the eyelid, caused by an abundance of bacteria in the base of the eyelashes and along the inner eyelids. Blepharitis is responsible for the common symptoms that dry eye patients suffer from- crusting of the eye, itching, red inflammation, and […]