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Delmar Caldwell
(504) 988-2300
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Erin Farrell
(504) 412-1200
1340 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Dr.Michael Insler
(504) 412-1860
2020 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Hospital: Louisiana State Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Christine W Connolly
(504) 412-1200
2020 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Debra L Laprad
(504) 568-2242
2020 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Maria Andrea Reinoso
(504) 568-2242
2020 Gravier St Ste B
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Farhan Irshad
(504) 988-5800
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Natalya Romaniv
(504) 568-2242
2020 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Victor Montbrun Carriere
(504) 568-0811
1601 Perdido St
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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Carola B Okogbaa
(504) 988-2261
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
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Ophthalmology

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On the Horizon: Natural Moisture for Your Contacts

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By Kristin Bjornsen

For many of the 34 million people in the US who wear contacts, dry, itchy, red eyes can be an uncomfortable and unattractive side effect that causes them to give up entirely and reach for their glasses. Recently Canadian researchers at McMaster University figured out how to attach hyaluronic acid—the body’s natural lubricant—directly to contact lenses. Found in our skin and joints, hyaluronic acid is an extremely “water-loving substance whose function is to absorb H2O,” says lead researcher Heather Sheardown. “When attached to a lens, it creates a layer of water that moistens your eye.” And since the hyaluronic acid stays permanently attached to the lens, the moisturizing effects are long-lasting. Holistic ophthalmologist Robert Abel Jr., MD, in Delaware, says the new technology—which should be available in about two years—sounds promising, though only time will tell how well it works. In the meantime, Abel suggests these tips to keep your peepers happy:

Supplement with omega-3s (about 1,000 mg of DHA) daily, so your tears have enough oil in them and don’t evaporate as quickly.

“Eliminate artificial sweeteners, which overstimulates nerve endings in the eye, leading to irritation,” says Abel.

Remember to blink frequently, especially when looking at a computer screen, reading, or writing.

Use preservative-free artificial teardrops. Otherwise, you can develop allergies to the preservatives. Try homeopathic Optique 1 by Boiron.

Get a humidifier for your bedroom and office, and clean the vents in your home.
—Kristin Bjornsen

Author: Kristin Bjornsen

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