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Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement Risks

Know the Risks of Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement  Did you know that eyebrow and eyelash enhancement treatments performed in salons can have risks you should be aware of? Having your eyebrows and eyelashes treated in a salon may seem like an easy way to enhance...

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids  Did you know that the risk and prevalence of certain eye problems is greater in kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects an estimated 1.85% of children in the United States and is increasing in...

Cataract Patient Story – SM

When I first met Dr. Confino it was for my LASIK surgery over twenty years ago. I have been his patient ever since. Earlier in the year he diagnosed me with cataracts. We spoke about options, my lifestyle, my wants and needs from my vision. As he has had me on...

Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems?

Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems  If you have diabetes, did you know that having severe sleep apnea may increase your risk  of developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness? Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)...

Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams!

Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams!  Diabetes and the related diabetic eye problem of diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause preventable blindness in the United States among adults age 20 to 74. About 1/3 of the 30 million Americans with diabetes have diabetic...

ED, Viagra & Vision Problems

ED, Viagra & Vision Problems   Did you know that in high doses the erectile dysfunction medicine Viagra can cause vision problems? Recent reports in Frontiers in Neurology relayed that Sildenafil, sold under the brand name Viagra is considered safe for men with...

Eye Drops for Droopy Eyelids

Eye Drops for Droopy Eyelids  Did you know that there is a prescription eye drop to help droopy eyelids? It is estimated that 10-12% of adults have a droopy eyelid, but many don’t know it’s considered a disorder, or that it can be treated. Droopy eyelid occurs...