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Why Do Strong Emotions Turn on the Tears?

Why Do Strong Emotions Turn on the Tears?

In light of this holiday season, UNC Eye MD Richard Davis was recently featured in an interview with the Raleigh News & Observer newspaper's website, in which he discussed the topic of "Why do strong emotions turn on the tears?"

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Tips for Choosing Safe Toys This Holiday

Some popular toys can cause serious eye injuries this holiday season. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 265,000 toy-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in 2012, and and almost half of these injuries affect the head or face – including the eyes. Unfortunately, most of these injuries happen to children under age 15.

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AAO & FDA Warn About the Risks of Wearing Costume Contact Lenses for Halloween Improperly or Without a Prespription

AAO & FDA Warn About the Risks of Wearing Costume Contact Lenses for Halloween Improperly or Without a Prespription

Recent announcements by the Food & Drug Administration and American Academy of Ophthalmology advise that wearing the popular costume accessories without a prescription can lead to serious eye and injuries and permanent vision loss.

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David Eifrig, MD, first chair of Ophthalmology, has died

David Eifrig, MD, first chair of Ophthalmology, has died

Dr. Eifrig was the first Chairman of UNC Department of Ophthalmology, serving from 1977 - 2000. He passed away peacefully on October 9, 2013.

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UNC Eye research points to promising treatment for macular degeneration

UNC Eye research points to promising treatment for macular degeneration

Experiments show promising results for a drug that could lead to a lasting treatment for millions of Americans with macular degeneration.

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UNC Kittner Eye Center Has Relocated!

UNC Kittner Eye Center Has Relocated!

New Address: UNC Kittner at Carolina Crossing; 2226 Nelson Highway, Suite 200; Chapel Hill, NC 27517.

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real doctors, real people - UNC Eye MD's Michelle Cabrera and Odette Houghton

real doctors, real people - UNC Eye MD's Michelle Cabrera and Odette Houghton

Michelle Cabrera, MD and Odette Houghton, MD, met as colleagues in the UNC Department of Ophthalmology. Both are surgeons -- one helps give sight to children the other helps to save the retina. They share a love of rock climbing and started climbing together.

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UNC Eye Care Center Relocating August 21st

UNC Eye Care Center Relocating August 21st

New Address: 2226 Nelson Highway, Suite 200; Chapel Hill, NC 27517.

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UNC Eye MDs Part of Joint Effort to Provide Care to Baby With Rare Genetic Disorder

UNC Eye MDs Part of Joint Effort to Provide Care to Baby With Rare Genetic Disorder

Surgeons within UNC's General Pediatrics, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Urology and Ophthalmology departments will once again pool resources to help young Adam Paulraj or “Baby Adam,” who was born with Bartsocas-Papas Syndrome - a rare genetic disorder that caused multiple birth defects.

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Summer 2013 UNC Eye Newsletter Available Online

Summer 2013 UNC Eye Newsletter Available Online

UNC Eye announces the planned opening on August 21st, 2013 of the new UNC Eye Care Center in our latest Newsletter.

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