Study Finds Link Between Keratoconus and Sleep Apnea

A recent study found that people with the corneal disorder known as keratoconus are more likely to have sleep apnea than those without keratoconus. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by frequent pauses in breath, and it has been linked to several life-threatening medical conditions like heart disease and hypertension. This study could be… Continue Reading →

What to Do If You Have Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as “pink eye,” is a contagious eye condition that causes watery, itchy eyes and other uncomfortable symptoms. The condition affects the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that covers the front of the eye and lines the insides of the eyelids. Pink eye can be caused by a virus (like the common cold),… Continue Reading →

How to Choose a Surgery Center for Eye Disorder Treatments

Choosing the right ophthalmologist and surgery center for your vision correction treatment is crucial to achieving the visual results you desire. With this in mind, the team at Island Eye Surgicenter on Long Island shares some tips about how to choose a well-qualified and experienced ophthalmologist and a state-of-the-art surgical center. Background One of the… Continue Reading →


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