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How can you see your Meibomian Glands?

Previously we have talked about treatments for a condition called Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD). We talked about using eye drops, eye ointments, compresses, etc. for these treatments but only glanced over how your doctor knows you have this issue. Symptoms certainly play a part, but how can your doctor see […]


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What is Telemedicine?

Technology has been advancing at such a rapid pace it seems it would only be a matter of time before it made its way into health care. The first aspects of technology changes were with the equipment used for examinations. Eventually computers became involved with the charting or medical records […]


What is LipiFlow?

LipiFlow is a medical device that is used as a treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. The goal of treatment is to clear out blocked oil glands or Meibomian glands to restore the stability of the tear film. The machine uses a very specific control of temperature on the oil glands […]


What is OrCam?

OrCam MyEye is a wearable device that uses a smart camera that can help those who are legally blind or visually impaired. The device can be used to help you see distance objects or objects closer to you. The device simply fits onto your current glasses frame. The technology that […]


Now Offering OrCam MyEye!

Request an OrCam MyEye Demo! OrCam MyEye is breakthrough wearable artificial vision that empowers people with vision and reading disabilities. The intuitive, lightweight smart camera instantly and discreetly reads printed and digital text aloud – from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, and money notes, all in real time. […]


Suspect Post-Eclipse Eye Damage?

The solar eclipse was an incredible sight, but if you weren’t wearing safety glasses, you might regret viewing it. Staring at the sun for even a brief moment without proper eye protection can cause permanent damage to your retinas. If you’re experiencing symptoms such as blurriness, a blind spot in […]


Bugs on my eyelashes!?

It can be a disturbing and possibly disgusting thought that something could be living on your eyelashes, but for many it is true. There is a group of mite parasites called Demodex that live on sebaceous glands and hair follicles in mammals. There are only two types that live on […]