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Dr. Mark Siegel, MD FAAO

Health, Sea Island Ophthalmology, eyes

Marijuana, glaucoma and your eyes

I am often asked about whether marijuana is a good treatment for glaucoma or if it’s good for your eyes. Sometimes the patients are embarrassed, but given the changing social attitude and legalization sweeping our country, I think it’s important to look at marijuana from a medical standpoint with an eye towards it’s effects on our… Keep Reading

Lower your risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration by eating heart-healthy foods

By Mark S. Siegel, MD FAAO Eating the nutritious vegetables, fruits and fish of a Mediterranean-inspired diet can reduce your risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or having it become more advanced. A European study and a Portuguese study both showed that a diet rich in plant-based foods and fish, with less dairy and… Keep Reading

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