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5 Worst Drugs that Cause Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye disease is irritating and painful. As an optometrist, I know there are many possible causes, but the medicines you take might be the culprit.  Drugs are a common part of American life, 36% of people between the ages of 18-44 take between one and four medicines daily and…

Polypharmacy: How to Keep Older Adults Safe

Thanks to shifting disease patterns and advances in medical care, life expectancy has been steadily rising in the United States over the past century, with more people living into very old age than ever before. Everyone’s goal is to enjoy good health and independence well into one’s golden years. However,…

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