August 21, 2018

One of patients with dry eye recently made me laugh out loud when she gave herself the title of "Eye drop connoisseur". Her title was merited however as she had basically tried every drop available on the chemist shelf to see what felt the best to her. Unfortunately wh...

October 17, 2017

Many of us have used eye drops. It might be for dry eye or allergy or just to look a bit better after a late night. But many of my patients ask me : Can I get addicted to eye drops? Will I become dependent?

Basically the answer for most drops is no. In fact if you suffe...

October 13, 2017

Conjunctivitis or a viral or bacterial infection of the lining of your eyes is really common. Yet I am constantly amazed at how little my patients know about it compared to say something like a cold; like how people are often amazed that they even could get such a thin...

September 8, 2017

You probably are aware you can get cold sores or herpes on your lip but most people are amazed (or repulsed) when I tell them they have eye herpes.

Firstly let's get a few myths out of the way. This is not the sexually transmitted herpes virus (herpes simplex 2). Herpes...

July 24, 2017

Red eyes are a common problem and have many different causes. Some warning signs that you need to see a doctor are blurred vision, yellow or green discharge and pain. If you are a contact lens wearer, you should definitely see your optometrist or eye specialist as you...

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