Monthly Archives: July 2017

Blepharitis and what you can do about it!

Eyelid margin disease more commonly called blepharitis is a common and chronic inflammation of the eyelids.  Blepharitis can cause eye and eyelid irritation, itchiness of the eye, redness of the eye, crusting and discharge.  Blepharitis is related to rosacea which tends to affect areas on the face.  Patients with blepharitis get oily particles and bacteria… Read More


LASIK vision correction at North Shore Eye Care/SightMD this Summer!

Laser vision correction (LASIK, PRK, LASEK) can correct nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. Although there is currently no correction for presbyopia, some patients desire monovision where one eye (dominant eye) sees for distance and one eye (non-dominat eye) sees for close. If this is acceptable after a trial with contact lens to the patient,… Read More


Routine eye exams can save your vision and even your life!

Many diseases can affect people’s eyes without them even knowing it.  Many of these diseases if left untreated can result in permanent blindness.  When blindness ensues it is almost never reversible.  One notable exception is cataracts.  While most cataracts cause a gradual loss of vision over a period of months to years they sometimes proceed… Read More


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