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Hygiene for your Eyes | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Hygiene for your Eyes

Good hygiene is something that we were taught as children. We learned to wash our hands before eating and to brush our teeth after meals and before bed. We know that we should shower often and also wash our clothing and bedding to minimize health risks associated with germs, bacteria, and viruses. All of the […]


Eye Health is an Important Matter for Women | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Eye Health is an Important Matter for Women

Women’s Health. When you hear this term, where does your mind go? Women are quite familiar with the medical exams they need throughout life to stay as healthy as possible. As women age, the care they obtain from their primary healthcare provider changes. As it does, there is the good reason for a woman to […]


Be In The Know About Cataracts | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Be In the Know About Cataracts

Tens of millions of people around the world live with cataracts. Because this condition has been pegged as a common cause of vision loss, there is value in learning its warning signs and risk factors. The good news about cataracts is that they can be removed in a straightforward surgical procedure performed by an ophthalmologist. […]


Blepharoplasty: Your Pre-Surgery Shopping List | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Blepharoplasty: Your Pre-Surgery Shopping List

Eyelid rejuvenation is a major step toward maintaining a youthful appearance. The common use of dermal fillers and neuromodulators like Botox have made it easier to manage age, but there are still instances in which the surgical removal and lift of the skin around the eyes is the best way to achieve the desired outcome. […]


Dry Eyes: Should You See the Doctor? | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo TX

Dry Eyes: Should You See the Doctor?

If you’ve ever had a bout of dry eyes, you know this is not a small problem. The irritation, foreign body sensation, and excess watering can be more than frustrating. These symptoms of dry eye can be so uncomfortable that they inhibit you from working or enjoying activities you would normally enjoy. Dry eye syndrome […]



Are you Taking Care to Safeguard your Eyes? | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Are you Safeguarding your Eyes?

There are a few ways that we tend to think about eye protection. Many of us wear appropriately filtered sunglasses to reduce glare and UV exposure. Some people go so far as to watch what they eat, knowing that their general health will relate to the risk for eye diseases. Did you know that there […]


Let’s Talk about Light | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Let’s Talk about Light

Vision is the byproduct of light. Wavelengths of light enter the eye and stream to the retina, where a clear image is formed through the interpretation of light. In sunlight, there are wavelengths of violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red light. Interestingly enough, the joining of every one of these colors creates white […]


Sweet-Tooth - Dangerous to your Eyes? | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo TX

Could your Sweet-Tooth be Dangerous to your Eyes?

Diabetes is a prevalent condition that affects nearly 30 million Americans at this time. There is a precursor to diabetes, too. It is referred to as pre-diabetes, and it is estimated that more than 85 million Americans have this condition. Those numbers sound bleak. They demonstrate that we may still have a long way to […]


Cataracts Require Ongoing Care | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo TX

Cataracts Require Ongoing Care

Your vision is a priceless function that you expect to retain for life. To do so takes a bit of effort. The more we learn about common eye conditions, the better we are all able to take care of our own eyes and prevent irreparable damage from conditions such as cataracts. Did you know that […]


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