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Needle in the Eye by David K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:27pm It's gory eye picture time. This is from last Friday. I'm injecting a drug into the eye. The photo is taken from the top of the patient's head, so you can see the eyebrow at the bottom of the picture. The needle is going into the inferior eye. That big metal thing is a speculum to keep the eye open. You can see a bit of my ... Read on »
DOCTOR MY EYES...MIGHT NEED HELP by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Jun 2012 12:00am OK, where were you in the summer and fall of 1972?  Yes, that's 40 years ago!  Helpful Buckeye can tell you that I was well into my curriculum in veterinary medical school at Ohio State...and doing a little substitute teaching on the side to help put food on the table.  I was doing the teaching at a mid-sized public school in subu ... Read on »
High Blood Pressure and How it Affects Your Eyesight by Joanne M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 11:34am Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can cause serious conditions among men and women. Coronary disease, stroke, arteriosclerosis and other life-threatening diseases can occur. Another important factor is that the effects of high blood pressure on your eyesight is just as damaging. The clinical term is called hypertensive retinopathy. Basically th ... Read on »
Why Eye Drops Are Bad For You by The Healthy Boy Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 12:00am You wake up a little later today and head to the bathroom only to see two big red bloodshot eyes staring back at you in the mirror. Maybe you didn't sleep well, maybe it's hay fever season, maybe you one too many margaritas at the bar last night and woke up in someone else's bed (lucky you)...either way you can't leave the house looking like thi ... Read on »
Hypertension aka High Blood Pressure by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 10:02am 1 Comment Blood pressure is the force with which the blood presses against the walls of the blood vessels as it flows through them. The term Systolic blood pressure indicates the first hearing of the pulse, while Diastolic pressure indicates when the pulse can no longer be heard. Normal blood pressure should be around 120/80. Prehypertension ranges from 120– ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA investigating leukemia drug Iclusig (ponatinib) after increased reports of serious blood clot by FDA Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 10:37am Safety Announcement [10-11-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating an increasing frequency of reports of serious and life-threatening blood clots and severe narrowing of blood vessels (arteries and veins) of patients taking the leukemia chemotherapy drug Iclusig (ponatinib).   ... Read on »
Can an Eye Test Predict Alzheimer’s? by Mom-n-Me Posted Sun 17 Jul 2011 1:08pm 07/17/2011 By ~ Sandy Leave a Comment An article from Reuters 7/17 by Julie Steenhuysen has spoke of studies attempting to do just such a thing. The studies, presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Paris, are part of a widespread search for ways to detect Alzheimer’s ... Read on »
The Importance of Regular Eye Tests by The Healthy Hostess Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 8:30am Vision is the sense that most of us fear losing the most. Regular eye tests are important not only for monitoring gradual or natural sight loss, but can also for detecting preventable causes of blindness and symptoms of chronic conditions.   Why should I get my eyes tested? It is important for children to have regular eye tests because ... Read on »
Keep Your Eyes Healthy With Zeaxanthin by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 2:15pm Lucky Vitamin customers often search for products for eye health but many people are not familiar with the best ingredients for proper “eye nutrition”. Feeding your eyes is the most important thing you can do to ensure good vision. Many foods contain a potent antioxidant called carotenoids. Several studies have shown that carotenoids may ... Read on »