Archive for 'Eye Myths'
When starting out as a doctor I did not get offended when people automatically assumed that I was a nurse. However, now I am training to be an ophthalmologist, I get very offended when people confuse what I do with iridology. Mainly I find it quite scary that there are some people who do not […]
Recommendations for "natural" eye wash solutions range from chamomile to lavender oil to boric acid (!). As a doctor I find I have an inbuilt suspicion about many "herbal remedies" but on the whole, if the remedy does no harm, I have no objections. However, many patients have recently asked me about whether it is […]