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September 19, 2019
Dr Anne Malatt
One of the many myths that surround the use of marijuana is that it is good for glaucoma.
This is based on studies from the 1970s that showed it caused a drop of pressure by 3-5 points, lasting for up to 3 hours.
Now let’s break this down.
Glaucoma is a disease of the opt...
February 25, 2018
We tend to close our eyes as if they are flat – closing our eyelids as if we are pulling down the blinds in our house – sometimes to shut ourselves off from the outside world.
But our eyes are not flat...and we are not separate from the world around us.
Our eyes are sphe...
December 31, 2016
Eating for eye health is simple: the food that is good for our eyes is good for the whole of us, as our eyes are part of our body. This is common sense, but something we sometimes forget.
The common eye conditions, cataract and macular degeneration, are at least partly...
December 29, 2016
Many of us have to use eye drops at some time in our lives, but do we know how to put eye drops in?
If we put eye drops into our eyes in the same way that the body makes and drains tears, they are more likely to work.
Tears are made in the lacrimal gland, which sits abov...
November 17, 2016
I work as an eye surgeon and every day I bear witness to the power of love.
I see it in the man who came in for routine cataract surgery, very overweight and with uncontrolled diabetes, and who came back for his check-up a year later 20 kg lighter, with sugars that were...
I am a surgeon. I love operating, and I knew it was an opportunity for healing, but I had never really felt how deeply healing it could be, until I experienced surgery as a patient.
I chose to have the surgery at the hospital where I work. I love and trust the staff t...
Surgery can be healing
Is marijuana good for glaucoma?
Our eyes are not flat
How to eat for healthy eyes
How to put in eye drops
The power of love in medicine
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