Eye Infection

A Word to the Wise: Protect Your Eyes!

With Christmas shopping in full swing, you may find yourself strolling by the cosmetic counter at your local department store.  And although that makeover with new lipstick and the perfect shade of bronzer or eyeliner may sound appealing, it would be less so if you knew your new look was to be accompanied by an…

A Word on Dry Eyes…

Did you know that there are 3 layers to your tears? The layer closest to your eye consists of mucus that adheres the tears to your eye. The bulky middle layer is the aqueous or watery part of your tears. It carries enzymes in it that fight infection from bacteria that find a way into…

How Contagious is Pink Eye?

Pink Eye: The Dreaded Condition that Keeps Kids and Parents and Bob Costas at Home In February, the 2014 Winter Olympics filled the headlines of major papers and news stations.  But perhaps more memorable than the yellow tap water of Sochi Hotels or the white snow on the ski slopes, were the Pink Eyes of…

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