Could your Sweet-Tooth be Dangerous to your Eyes?

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

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 …

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Cataracts Require Ongoing Care

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

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 …

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Botox for Under Eye Wrinkles: Know the Limitations!

Botox for Under Eye Wrinkles: Know the Limitations! | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Life has given you a lot to smile about. All the good times have produced laughs, and maybe even some happy tears. All in all, there is no reason to trade this for anything, even wrinkle-free eyelids. If the signs of living have become so …

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Halos and Glares: Why you May See Them

Halos and Glares: Why you May See Them | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Being able to formulate a clear depiction of an object boils down to light. Light enters the eye, it travels through its structures, and it focuses on a distinct point in the retina. Simple, right? Not so much. Any disruption of light transfer will affect …

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It’s Spring – Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Eyes!

It’s Spring! Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Eyes! | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Ah! Spring. When everything in nature seems to blossom to life. For millions of people, this means dry, itchy, irritated eyes. Ocular allergies can be a frustrating problem. The symptoms that occur may also resemble another condition, dry eye syndrome. In fact, it is possible …

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Lifestyle Factors of Age-Related Vision Loss

Lifestyle Factors In To Age-Related Vision Loss | W. John Murrell, M.D. | Amarillo, TX

Conditions such as age-related macular degeneration are, as the name clearly suggests, eye problems that tend to occur later in life. Certain people are predisposed to AMD due to genetic makeup. As a result, this could lead to an assumption that there is little that …

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Festoons: The Common Problem you Don’t Hear About

As an experienced oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Murrell routinely performs blepharoplasty and other eyelid procedures. For the most part, eyelid surgery is perceived as a procedure for individuals who want to refresh their facial aesthetic. However, there is another reason for blepharoplasty; one that we don’t …

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Headaches After Botox

What is Botox? Botox has been widely used around the world for well over a decade. Since its development, men and women have more frequently turned to this injectable solution to resolve age-related concerns such as frown lines, worry lines, and crow’s feet. Side effects …

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Redness and Irritation Bugging you? Let’s Talk about Blepharitis.

Every now and then, we all may have that pesky foreign-body sensation in our eyes. It could be that we stayed up too late, or spent one too many hours in front of the computer screen. When redness and irritation become a persistent complaint, there …

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Could Eye Exercises Maximize your Game? It’s Possible!

If you are getting into a new sport, you want to do your best. The faster you learn the right movements and the nuances of your swing, your pitch, or another “talent,” the more fun you will have, and the more confident you will be. …

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