Category Archives: eye health

Why Does My Eyelid Twitch?

We have all been there. That annoying twitch. Why does it happen? For many of us, it happens on and off. We get this question at Slade & Baker Vision quite a bit – so we wanted to address it in our blog. Your eyelid twitch is referred to as an ‘Eyelid spasm’ and most… Read More »

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Psoriasis Affects the Cornea and What That Means For Ocular Surgery

A new study in Ophthalmology Advisor has revealed that patients who have been diagnosed with psoriasis should have routine eye exams due to corneal structural and functional changes.  This study also showed that these changes are important because they should be considered prior to undergoing any eye surgery. The recent prospective, comparative, cross-sectional study, published… Read More »

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What You Need To Know About Styes: Are Masks Causing Them?

We have all been there in the last year – our sunglasses or eyeglasses fogging up due to mask wear.  Many of us have also dealt with mask-induced acne and rosacea which has caused an uptick of dermatology visits. Now, we are seeing the repercussions of mask wear in the ophthalmology community. Although vaccines are… Read More »

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The Facts Behind the Blue-Light Blocking Glasses Hype

One thing that definitely can’t be argued about the last year is that the majority of us have been subjected to screens and the ‘digital world’ way more than before. All of our in-person meetings became virtual, and many of us can’t help but feel some eye strain at the end of the day. That… Read More »

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month at Slade & Baker Vision

September has been named “Healthy Aging Month” and like many other disease types, our risk of suffering from an eye disease increases with our age; but did you know that many adults aged 65 years and older neglect to go see an ophthalmologist? Did you know that one in every six Americans who are 65… Read More »

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