Month: April 2020

Can coronavirus enter through eyes and ears

Coronavirus Safety Tips For Eye Allergies, Contact Wear & More

Although we are temporarily not conducting routine eye exams based on the recommendations of the CDC, AOA, and our state board in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, we continue to care deeply about the health and well-being of our patients and all of those in our community. So, until it’s clear that we …

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Women’s Eye Health

3 Vision-Loss Eye Diseases That Women Are More Likely To Have

Out of all the differences there are between men and women, the risk of developing eye diseases isn’t one that usually comes to mind. However, women do account for more cases of eye diseases than men, and the organization Prevent Blindness has designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month in an effort to …

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eye allergies

Dr. Thompson’s 4 Tips To Shield & Soothe Your Eyes From Spring Allergies

For those of us in East Tennessee who suffer from seasonal allergies—and that’s a lot of us—we welcome the blooming greenery with watery or itchy eyes, sneezing, and congestion. It may come as little surprise that Knoxville ranks #29th out of 100 in the list of Most Challenging Places To Live With Allergies in 2020, …

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