Happy July from Drs. Jacobs, Steckenrider & staff!
We hope you had a fabulous holiday last weekend and that the summer is treating you well so far! Here at the office we've been settling into all the changes we mentioned last month. Dr. S is quickly becoming a part of our team, and we're feeling lucky to have her.
Technology continues to change our culture. Excessive near work and device use has been implicated in the world-wide increases in myopia. Now, research suggests all those hours staring at a phone may even be giving us horns! What do you think?
By now, the term “microbiome” is familiar to many, referring to the vast community of micro-organisms that inhabit various parts of our bodies, particularly our gut. Turns out the eye has a unique microbiome, too. Some day we may have specifically targeted “prob-EYE-otics” to help maintain eye health!
And from the “science fiction is science” department:
2) how about one with gold in it to protect against light from lasers!!??
Pretty soon we’ll be talking cyborgs!
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