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Marijuana and Eye Pressure

Marijuana and Eye PressureIf you were hoping that CBD, or cannabidiol, would offer a natural glaucoma remedy, the latest research is not encouraging. A study suggests that CBD doesn't lower eye pressure, it raises it. That’s bad because high eye pressure is the...

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The Levels of Visual Impairment

Not all vision problems can be corrected by wearing glasses or contacts. When vision is so poor that corrective lenses aren’t enough, we call it visual impairment. It’s important for everyone to be aware of the vision problems that fall into this umbrella, because...

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Orbital Fat Prolapse

Subconjunctival orbital fat prolapse is a rarely reported, benign condition. Most patients present for evaluation due to cosmetic concerns or to rule out potential for malignancy. Orbital fat occupies the space surrounding the eye muscles and the eye—as a protective...

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Swimming in Contact Lenses

Is it safe to wear contact lenses while swimming in a pool, lake or ocean? The simple answer is: No. Wearing contact lenses while submerged in water is not recommended. Bacteria and microbes thrive in water, which can be found in swimming pools, oceans, lakes, and...

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Transient Ischemic Attack (Mini-Stroke)

What are transient ischemic attacks (TIA’s) and transient monocular vision loss (TMVL)? Blood delivers oxygen to all parts of the body. Various tissues are able to function without blood for variable amounts of time. The brain and retina stop working almost...

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What is crocodile tears syndrome?

Crocodile tears syndrome (also called gustatory lacrimation) is when one eye waters a lot when you eat or drink. It usually occurs every time you have a meal. There are many other reasons why someone would have a watery eye and sometimes it can be a combination of...

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Eye Pain/Migraine with Bright Lights

1. What Is Light Sensitivity, or Photophobia? Perhaps the best definition of light sensitivity is that light that would not ordinarily be bothersome, either to a person when they’re not having a migraine attack or to someone without migraine, is bothersome. Light...

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Detroit, MI 48235
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Westland, MI 48185
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