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4 Ways Parkinson’s Disease Affects the Eyes

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According to the Mayo Clinic, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) “is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common, but the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement.”   There many other prevalent symptoms […]

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Why do Diabetics have more Dry Eye Disease?

Posted Posted in Diabetes, Eye Health

Dry Eye Disease is a very common occurrence in patients with diabetes.   While most optometrists are rightly concerned with educating diabetic patients about potential blindness from diabetic retinopathy, it’s important to also address the front surface of the eye.  It’s here that Dry Eye Disease (DED) occurs. Many patients have […]