Lashes that Aggravate the Eye

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Dr. Peter Fries ~ Not all eyelashes grow correctly, and unusual eyelash growth can often be painful and irritating. Aberrant growth of eyelashes is defined as an abnormal direction in the growth of lashes. This eyelash growth usually extends toward the eyeball, causing irritation and redness, mucous production, and the feeling that something is constantly… Read More


Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Eyesight

Abnormalities of the thyroid gland, which is located just below the voice box in the neck, can result in an over- or under-production of thyroid hormone. This hormone regulates your body’s metabolism and energy use. If the thyroid gland stops producing enough hormone to keep the energy levels of the body going, that individual usually… Read More


Is it a Chalazion or Stye?

Several different types of red, swollen and tender bumps can arise on the edge or inside portions of an eyelid. Frequently these bumps are infectious or inflammatory processes within the different oil, sweat and tear glands of the eyelid. Most people are familiar with what a stye looks like but not what it is. This… Read More


Seeing and Looking Your Best

“The eyes are a window to the soul.” Proverb “What the eye does not admire, the heart does not desire.” Proverb “I Only Have Eyes For You.” The Flamingos “Brown Eyed Girl.” Van Morrison   Eyes have been the theme of proverbs, songs and poems for centuries. Your eyes not only provide the function of… Read More


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