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The dangers of costume contact lenses

Halloween is just around the corner and while my kids are excited about their skeleton and princess costumes, others may be thinking of enhancing their costumes with decorative contact lenses. … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

How to treat corneal abrasions

A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the surface of the eye, resulting in a defect in the epithelium — the topmost of the 5 layers of the cornea. The … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

The eye care team

In September, Argentina officially recognized optometry as a profession. Prior to that, only ophthalmology was recognized as an eye care profession. The three Os of eye care I often hear … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 8 Comments

Pregnancy and the eye

As a retina specialist, I examine a lot of pregnant women who have diabetes. What am I looking for during those exams? Evidence of diabetic retinopathy — bleeding, cholesterol leakage, … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Are my eyes going to be OK? I haven’t taken my contacts out for a month…

This is what one of my best friends from college told me over the phone a few years ago. As an eye doctor, this made me almost want to vomit.  … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 27 Comments

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