Archive for November 2019

Are you a pilot?

It is my feeling that commercial airline pilots are a very special class of patients in the ophthalmology clinic. Due to the arrays of lights that they often are exposed to on instrument panels (sometimes otherwise in darkness as it is night outside), they have very unique glare issues that can affect them. The specific…

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Beware “Cell Therapy” Clinics

In the October 2019 edition of the journal Ophthalmology, RS Nirwan and others published a study about clinics offering “cell therapy” for various eye conditions including macular degeneration. The study cites that treatment at “cell therapy” clinics have resulted in severe ocular complications. The article points out that there is scientific potential for help with…

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