June 23, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Choosing the Right Sunglasses

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might think of eye problems like cataracts as signs of old age, but one step you can take now will protect your vision for the future — and you can do it with style. We’re

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June 09, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Sharp Eyes Can Make Soccer Players Sharp Shooters

Latest Eyesight News FRIDAY, June 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ever wonder why elite soccer players can seemingly thread the eye of a needle with their passes and shots? According to a new study, competitive players have much better vision than people who aren’t athletes. Researchers at Liverpool John Moores

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June 09, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Can Alcohol Injections in the Eye Nerves Stop Headaches?

Ask the experts Have you ever heard of putting alcohol injections into the eye to permanently stop “optic nerve” headaches? Doctor’s response The most common cause of headaches coming from the optic nerve is increased intracranial (inside the skull) pressure, which in turn can cause increased pressure on the optic

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May 12, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

tobramycin and dexamethasone, Tobradex, Tobradex ST

What brand names are available for tobramycin and dexamethasone? Tobradex, Tobradex ST Is tobramycin and dexamethasone available as a generic drug? Yes Do I need a prescription for tobramycin and dexamethasone? Yes What are the side effects of tobramycin and dexamethasone? The most frequently reported side effects of Tobradex are: 

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May 11, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

tetracaine (ophthalmic drops)

What is tetracaine ophthalmic drops, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Tetracaine is a topical local anesthetic for the eyes. Tetracaine works by interfering with entry of sodium ions into nerve cells. This reduces the ability of nerves to generate an impulse and send pain sensations. What brand

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May 09, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Health Tip: Applying Eye Drops

Latest Eyesight News (HealthDay News) — Applying eye drops without the excess trickling down your face can be tricky. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology suggests: Wash your hands, then take the bottle of eye drops and slowly rotate it for 30 seconds. Lean your head back and

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