FRAMED EWE OPTICAL                 
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Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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June 27, 2018

Just when you think you're up to date on all the current research, something comes out of nowhere to surprise you. This device was brought to my attention by a lovely legally blind (meaning both eyes WITH glasses are less than 20/200 vision) patient who had just ordered one. It's supposed to help the blind to see! 

What is the device? The name is eSight and they are electronic glasses that use a camera to take real-time video and display it on a screen that...

April 4, 2018

A lot of discussion in the keratoconus blogs I am a part of talk about how frustrating it is to not be able to see, even with glasses. People who do not have keratoconus don't understand why these patients are unable to use glasses to see well. Why they need special contact lenses. Keratoconus is a condition where the corneas become thinner and bulge forward, creating an ectasia. Here is a drawing to hopefully help explain. 

To the left is a picture of...

September 14, 2016

Researchers in Australia have found a way to create corneal cells by growing them in the lab. Here is some information about these new man-made corneal transplants:

1.) The cells created were corneal endothelial cells, small cells on the back of the cornea which help draw water out of the eye, keeping the cornea clear and healthy.

2.) With age, a person's natural endothelial cells lose their efficacy, resulting in water entering the cornea, making the co...

September 4, 2016

The newest medication in dry eye treatment was released recently by the company SHIRE. We had the representative in our office this week to discuss and here is the lowdown:

1.) XIIDRA is similar to longtime dry eye drop Restasis: both reduce inflammation

2.) Inflammation is one of the major causes of chronic dry eye

3.) How does it work? In a nutshell, it prevents inflammatory cells from attaching to your cornea by blocking the receptors that aide in this atta...

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