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Beyond Eye Drops: Knowing Your Dry Eye Treatment Options

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Jeff and I have built a career on trying to find the most effective treatments for dry eye disease. We’ve looked at research from all over the world, travelled to conferences, attended lectures,  and sifted through studies in an attempt to find a variety of treatments to suit different kinds of dry eye disease and […]

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Jetrea – New drug available

Jetrea – Now Available Jetrea is the first and only eye medicine to treat sight-threatening, symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion affecting an estimated 15,000 Canadians each year. Vitreomacular adhesion occurs when the gel inside the eye starts to pull on the retina. In doing so, vision can be distorted or blurred. If patients are affected by this […]

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Lecture on Cataract / Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration & Cataract Lecture Both Drs. Jeff & Tina Goodhew attended an excellent lecture last night in Mississauga featuring two pre-eminent Ophthalmologists. The lecture covered both macular degeneration and cataract surgery. Dr. S. Somani spoke regarding macular degeneration, both the dry and the wet forms. He touched on treatment options as well as lifestyle […]

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Glaucoma Lecture

Thanks to Mike P from Labtician for sponsoring a wonderful continuing education event. Dr. Bindlish (Ophthalmologist, Oakville) gave a talk about new surgical options for patients with glaucoma. He discussed an exciting new mirco-surgical technique that implants a tiny drainage device in the anterior portion of the patients eye. This device lowers the eye pressure and […]

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