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A: This article is the first contribution in a series of pieces that will address female fertility and gynecologic issues that women face. While many of us received standard health education classes … more
Q: Sometimes I see spots floating in my vision.  I was told these are "floaters".  What are floaters?  Can they be treated? A: There are a few different causes of floaters. The most … more
Q: My eyelid suddenly became swollen, red, and painful. I was told that it may be a stye. How can I treat this? A: Styes are one of the most common … more
Q: My eyelids have started to get droopy and are beginning to interfere with my vision.  It seems that I’m looking through my eyelashes when driving, reading, and watching TV.  … more
Q: My eyes often burn, feel scratchy and appear red. I was told that my eyes are “dry”. What is dry eye and how can it be treated? more
Q: My mother and grandmother have glaucoma. Can I have glaucoma and not know it? How is it diagnosed and treated? A: Glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve in the back of the eye becomes … more
A: The family is gathered for Thanksgiving dinner. Young and old are laughing, sharing fond memories and catching up on the latest. It is a warm, joyful scene – unless you notice … more
Q:  My vision has been getting blurry, and I have difficulty driving at night due to glare.  I was told that I have cataracts.  Can cataracts be removed with a laser?  Will I … more
Q: My mother had cataract surgery and uses reading glasses. My neighbor however, just had cataract surgery and does not use glasses at all. What kind of cataract … more
Q:  My dog is always trying to get into my child's candy.  Is there anything I need to worry about? A:  Halloween is almost here, and children await the fun of trick-or-treating. But … more
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