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Herpes… for the eye?

Yes, herpes can affect the eye. One herpetic condition that inflicts the eye is herpes zoster–otherwise known as shingles. The Virus Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus. The primary … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the most misunderstood diseases that I know of. Many people think that glaucoma is high eye pressure. It isn’t. Glaucoma is damage to the optic nerve … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Can driverless cars help people with vision loss?

Today was a historic day in California. Governor Brown signed SB1298 into law, which will pave the way for “autonomous vehicles” to enter our roads. The law allows driverless cars to … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 10 Comments

When should I have an eye exam?

This seems like a straightforward question, but the answer can vary depending on age and risk factors for ocular disease. If you are actively under the care of an ophthalmologist, … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Can yoga hurt my eyes?

This week, a yogi asked my opinion on some yoga exercises that she learned in India. Most of what she described and what I could find on the internet appears … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · Leave a comment
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