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Recent Studies and Articles



Below are some great articles from the ophthalmology community and related studies. My goal is to provide resources and knowledge, to help you learn more about the causes of dry eyes, glaucoma, and cataracts, and methods science is showing to prevent through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and natural treatments.

Should you have any questions, always feel free to contact Dr. Burress.




Conjunctivitis: What Is Pink Eye?

Conjunctivitis: What Is Pink Eye?


Conjunctivitis (often called plnk eye) is inflammation of the thin transparent layer that covers the white part of the eye (sclera).

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Contact Lens Care: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

Contact Lens Care: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong


Contact lens wear comes with inherent risks, particularly infection, but any risks may be minimized by taking the necessary precautions in contact lens care.

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Choosing Safe Toys for the Holidays

Top Tips for Choosing Safe Toys this Holiday


When shopping gifts for children, always keep in mind that some toys have the inherent risk of causing eye injuries. Such risks depend to some degree on the age and maturity of the child. Toys with projectiles might be dangerous in the wrong hands.

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Pollutants in the Air

Small-Particle Air Pollution May Raise Glaucoma Risk in Some


Air pollution dangers, especially in those with certain health issues, is accepted knowledge to most. But a recent study indicates black carbon particles such as in auto emissions may be a glaucoma risk factor.

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Antioxidants and Cataracts Picture

Reduce Your Cataracts Risk With Antioxidants


Studies from United States, Japan, and Sweden show a correlation between vision loss and a antioxidants rich diet.

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Hormonal Changes and Vision

Hormonal Changes and Alterations of Vision


Did you know that hormonal changes in the body can result in alterations of vision?

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Sulforaphane Guards Against Age-related Macular Degeneration

Sulforaphane Guards Against Age-related Macular Degeneration


Johns Hopkins University Medical School announced a recent study that showed sulforaphane has a protective effect on retinal cells in the eye.

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Eating a Mediterranean Diet May Keep AMD at Bay

Eating a Mediterranean Diet May Keep AMD at Bay


The Mediterranean diet has recently shown in two overseas studies to decrease the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or possibly prevent its worsening.

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