Educational Video Library

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Contact Lenses
Improper use of contact lenses -- including buying them over the counter without a prescription -- can lead to corneal ulcers, painful infections and blindness. Even those with perfect vision should get an eye exam and a prescription before buying any contact lenses. Learn more at http://www.geteyesmart.org.
DiabetesSee what Dr. Joseph has to say about the importance of Diabetic Evaluations.
Glaucoma and How the Eye Works To maintain a healthy eye pressure, your eye continuously produces a small amount of aqueous humor, which circulates in the front part of your eye, and an equal amount flows out. If more aqueous humor is produced than flows out, an unhealthy eye pressure may develop and damage the optic nerve. Learn more at http://www.geteyesmart.org.
Open-Angle GlaucomaA healthy eye continuously produces aqueous humor, which circulates in the front part of your eye, and allows an equal amount to flow out. With glaucoma, aqueous humor does not drain properly and an unhealthy eye pressure may develop, pressing on the optic nerve and damaging optic nerve fibers. Learn more at http://www.geteyesmart.org.
Closed- Angle GlaucomaTo maintain a healthy eye pressure, your eye continuously produces a small amount of aqueous humor, which circulates in the front part of your eye, and an equal amount flows out. If the iris blocks the drainage angle and aqueous humor cannot drain properly, an unhealthy eye pressure may develop. Learn more at http://www.geteyesmart.org.
How To Insert Eyedrops Into Your EyesEyedrops contain medicines that are used to treat many eye diseases and conditions. Some are helpful for relieving eye discomfort. Putting drops in your eye may seem difficult at first, but it becomes easier with practice. To learn how to insert eyedrops properly, follow these steps. Learn more at http://www.geteyesmart.org.



 

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