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Eyes always tearing?

Tearing eyes can be very irritating and a real nuisance, but it can also be a sign of other eye problems.  Tearing in adults is either due to overproduction of tears or inability to drain tears from the eye. This installment will discuss overproduction of tears. Overproduction of tears: When your eye is irritated or […]

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What is Monovision?

Monovision is when one eye sees far well and the other eye sees near.  This can occur naturally as some people may have one eye which grows longer than the other. Contact Lenses and monovision Many people opt for monovision with their contacts.  As we reach 40 years old, the lens in the eye becomes […]

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Wearing Bifocals Got You Down?

“I hate bifocals!”  This comment was made by one of my patients today.  Years ago there was nothing I could do to help this frustration for those with presbyopia. Presbyopia is when the lens in the eye can no longer focus for near.  This causes blurred vision for reading and sometimes for computer work.  When […]

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