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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Cause of myopia and hyperopia

A Chinese cohort study indicated that the “hepatocyte growth factor” (HGF) gene is likely to play an important role in disruption of the having zero refractive correction for the eye.  According to this study, variance in the gene coding for may explain the genesis of myopia (near-sightendness) or hypermetropia (far-sightedness). Ophthalmol. 2010;117(2):239-245. Finding a Good San Jose… Read More

Dry Eyes Treatment

Does Coffee help with dry eyes? When it comes to “old wives tales” the eye is no different than other parts of the body. People can think of all sorts of home “remedies” for ailments, but often these “remedies” cause no result at best and a worsening of the problem at worst. One interesting theory… Read More