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Diabetes and the eye

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34520
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0459
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Diabetic retinopathy happens when changes take place in the blood vessels near the retina, causing leaks or bleeding. Diabetic macular edema is a swelling of the macula (very small centre area of your retina, which gives you the central vision needed to do things like reading, watching TV, and seeing faces) that may be caused by diabetes, happen after eye surgery, or happen for no known reason (idiopathic). The pamphlet describes these disorders, their treatment, and how to control them. The Fr…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Complications
Diabetic Retinopathy
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetes--Complications
Diabetic retinopathy
Specialty
Diabetes
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Diabetic retinopathy happens when changes take place in the blood vessels near the retina, causing leaks or bleeding. Diabetic macular edema is a swelling of the macula (very small centre area of your retina, which gives you the central vision needed to do things like reading, watching TV, and seeing faces) that may be caused by diabetes, happen after eye surgery, or happen for no known reason (idiopathic). The pamphlet describes these disorders, their treatment, and how to control them. The French version of this pamphlet 1784, "Le diabète et les yeux", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0459
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Halifax Osteoporosis Multidisciplinary Education (HOME)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Osteoporosis Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1401
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This pamphlet gives information about the Halifax Osteoporosis Multidisciplinary Education (HOME) program. Topics include what the HOME program is, topics covered in the program, who can attend, and where the session is held. A website for more information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Osteoporosis Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Osteoporosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Osteoporosis
Specialty
Endocrine System
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the Halifax Osteoporosis Multidisciplinary Education (HOME) program. Topics include what the HOME program is, topics covered in the program, who can attend, and where the session is held. A website for more information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Osteoporosis Centre, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1401
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Utilisation des gouttes pour les yeux

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2096
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Ce dépliant fournit des instructions sur l'utilisation des gouttes pour les yeux. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Using Eye Drops" pamphlet 0137. This pamphlet gives instructions on how to use eye drops.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Using eye drops
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye
Medication
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Diseases
Drugs--Administration
Abstract
Ce dépliant fournit des instructions sur l'utilisation des gouttes pour les yeux.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Using Eye Drops" pamphlet 0137. This pamphlet gives instructions on how to use eye drops.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2096
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0288
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Uveitis (u-vee-I-tis) is inflammation (swelling) of the eye, similar to arthritis, but in the eye. Iritis (i-RYE-tis) is a type of uveitis. The inflammation is in the area of the iris, at the front of the eye. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of uveitis and how it is treated.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Uveitis - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Uveitis
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Uveitis (u-vee-I-tis) is inflammation (swelling) of the eye, similar to arthritis, but in the eye. Iritis (i-RYE-tis) is a type of uveitis. The inflammation is in the area of the iris, at the front of the eye. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of uveitis and how it is treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0288
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Orbital decompression surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1173
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During orbital decompression surgery, the eye surgeon will remove a large part of the bony wall in the orbit (eye socket). This pamphlet explains why you may need this surgery, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. It also gives information about your follow-up appointment and lists medical symptoms that need attention right away.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orbit - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye-sockets--Surgery
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
During orbital decompression surgery, the eye surgeon will remove a large part of the bony wall in the orbit (eye socket). This pamphlet explains why you may need this surgery, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. It also gives information about your follow-up appointment and lists medical symptoms that need attention right away.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1173
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After your retina surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36601
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0463
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This pamphlet explains what to expect after your retina surgery. Topics include anesthetic, managing pain, medication and eye drops, activity, and what to expect after surgery (eye protection and/or glasses, using eye drops or ointments, follow-up appointment). The French version of this pamphlet 1114, "Après votre opération de la rétine ," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Retina - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Retina--Surgery
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect after your retina surgery. Topics include anesthetic, managing pain, medication and eye drops, activity, and what to expect after surgery (eye protection and/or glasses, using eye drops or ointments, follow-up appointment). The French version of this pamphlet 1114, "Après votre opération de la rétine ," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0463
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Driving after vision loss

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38222
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2368
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Your vision must meet certain standards for you to have a driver’s licence in Nova Scotia. This explains the tests that may be used to see if it is still safe for you to drive is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vision, low
Vision Disorders
Blindness
Subjects (LCSH)
Low vision
Vision disorders
Blindness
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Your vision must meet certain standards for you to have a driver’s licence in Nova Scotia. This explains the tests that may be used to see if it is still safe for you to drive is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2368
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Strabismus repair

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34535
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0025
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Strabismus is a disorder when both eyes do not line up in the same direction. This means that they don’t look at the same object at the same time. This pamphlet explains what to expect after surgery (adjustable suture, dressing, medication, double vision). It also goes over how to apply eye ointment and followup care. The French version of this pamphlet 1715, "Correction du strabisme", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Strabismus - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Strabismus--Surgery
Abstract
Strabismus is a disorder when both eyes do not line up in the same direction. This means that they don’t look at the same object at the same time. This pamphlet explains what to expect after surgery (adjustable suture, dressing, medication, double vision). It also goes over how to apply eye ointment and followup care. The French version of this pamphlet 1715, "Correction du strabisme", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0025
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Blepharitis is a chronic (ongoing) inflammation (swelling) of the eyelids. It is a common problem. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of blepharitis and how it is treated. Topics include keeping your eyelids clean, how to use a warm compress and create a warm compress bundle, and how to clean your eyelids. Information about what you can do to help your symptoms is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Eyelid inflammation
Meibomian gland dysfunction
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharitis
Eyelid Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Blepharitis is a chronic (ongoing) inflammation (swelling) of the eyelids. It is a common problem. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of blepharitis and how it is treated. Topics include keeping your eyelids clean, how to use a warm compress and create a warm compress bundle, and how to clean your eyelids. Information about what you can do to help your symptoms is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Fluorescein angiography (FA)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36514
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0132
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Your retina must be healthy for good vision. Fluorescein angiography (FA) shows the blood flow in your retina. It lets your eye doctor find any problems. Topics include: getting ready for the test, day of treatment, how the test is done, and what to expect after the test. The French translation of this pamphlet 1109, "Angiofluorographie" is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fluorescein Angiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Fluorescein angiography
Abstract
Your retina must be healthy for good vision. Fluorescein angiography (FA) shows the blood flow in your retina. It lets your eye doctor find any problems. Topics include: getting ready for the test, day of treatment, how the test is done, and what to expect after the test. The French translation of this pamphlet 1109, "Angiofluorographie" is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Fluorescein angiography (IVF)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0132
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Visual field testing

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36629
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0503
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A visual field test measures your peripheral and mid-peripheral vision (side vision). The pamphlet explains how to prepare for the test, how the test is done, and how to get your test results. The French version of this pamphlet 2100, "Examen du champ visuel", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Visual Field Tests
Eye Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Visual fields
Eye--Diseases--Diagnosis
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
A visual field test measures your peripheral and mid-peripheral vision (side vision). The pamphlet explains how to prepare for the test, how the test is done, and how to get your test results. The French version of this pamphlet 2100, "Examen du champ visuel", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0503
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Ophthalmic imaging

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36669
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0022
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Ophthalmic imaging is when images (pictures) are taken of the eye. These pictures are used to detect (find) eye conditions. Types of ophthalmic imaging include: external photography, colour fundus photography, slit-lamp photography, and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). This pamphlet explains how to get ready for ophthalmic imaging, how ophthalmic imaging is done, and what will happen after it is done.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Techniques, Ophthalmological
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Diseases--Diagnosis
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Ophthalmic imaging is when images (pictures) are taken of the eye. These pictures are used to detect (find) eye conditions. Types of ophthalmic imaging include: external photography, colour fundus photography, slit-lamp photography, and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). This pamphlet explains how to get ready for ophthalmic imaging, how ophthalmic imaging is done, and what will happen after it is done.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0022
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0515
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Endophthalmitis is a type of severe (very bad) eye infection. It can lead to permanent vision loss in the infected eye. The amount of vision loss will depend on what caused the infection and how much damage the infection does to the eye. This pamphlet explains the possible treatments for endophthalmitis, and gives information about follow-up and pain.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endophthalmitis
Eye Infections
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Infections
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Endophthalmitis is a type of severe (very bad) eye infection. It can lead to permanent vision loss in the infected eye. The amount of vision loss will depend on what caused the infection and how much damage the infection does to the eye. This pamphlet explains the possible treatments for endophthalmitis, and gives information about follow-up and pain.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0515
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Préparation en vue d’une opération de l’œil

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2014
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Ce dépliant explique comment se préparer à une opération de l’œil. Sujets abordés : endroit où aller, annulation de votre opération et préparation à l’opération (quoi boire et manger, quels médicaments prendre et quoi faire si vous êtes diabétique). Vous y trouverez de l'information sur les parfums, les objets de valeur et ce qu'il faut apporter à l'hôpital. On vous explique aussi à quoi vous attendre en cas d’anesthésie locale ou d’anesthésie générale. Une carte du Centre des sciences de la sa…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Getting ready for eye surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye - surgery
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Surgery
Preoperative care
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique comment se préparer à une opération de l’œil. Sujets abordés : endroit où aller, annulation de votre opération et préparation à l’opération (quoi boire et manger, quels médicaments prendre et quoi faire si vous êtes diabétique). Vous y trouverez de l'information sur les parfums, les objets de valeur et ce qu'il faut apporter à l'hôpital. On vous explique aussi à quoi vous attendre en cas d’anesthésie locale ou d’anesthésie générale. Une carte du Centre des sciences de la santé QE II est incluse.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0134, "Getting Ready for Eye Surgery". This pamphlet explains how to get ready for eye surgery. Topics include where to go, cancelling your surgery, and getting ready (what you can eat and drink, medications, and what to do if you have diabetes). Information about scents, valuables, and what to bring to the hospital is included. What to expect if you are having a local anesthetic or a general anesthetic is given. A map of the QE II Health Sciences Centre is included.
Notes
Previous title: Préparation en vue de la chirurgie oculaire
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2014
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Blepharospasm (eyelid twitching)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2241
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Blepharospasm (also called benign essential blepharospasm) is a rare condition that affects the eyelid muscles on both sides of your face. It causes eyelid twitching or blinking that you cannot control. In severe (very bad) cases, blepharospasm can affect your ability to see. This pamphlet provides the possible cause and a list of symptoms. Topics include who typically gets blepharospasm, how it is diagnosed, treatment, and things you can do to relieve symptoms.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Eyelid twitching
Benign essential blepharospasm
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharospasm
Eyelid Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Blepharospasm (also called benign essential blepharospasm) is a rare condition that affects the eyelid muscles on both sides of your face. It causes eyelid twitching or blinking that you cannot control. In severe (very bad) cases, blepharospasm can affect your ability to see. This pamphlet provides the possible cause and a list of symptoms. Topics include who typically gets blepharospasm, how it is diagnosed, treatment, and things you can do to relieve symptoms.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2241
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Laser treatment of the retina

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34218
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0465
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Laser treatment uses a strong beam of light (laser) that can be focused to treat certain diseases of the retina. The 3 most common diseases treated with a laser are – retinal holes or tears, diabetic eye disease (diabetic retinopathy), and other problems with retinal blood vessels. The pamphlet describes getting ready for a laser treatment, what will happen during treatment, and care after.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Laser Therapy
Retinal diseases - therapy
Diabetic Retinopathy
Subjects (LCSH)
Lasers in ophthalmology
Retina--Diseases
Diabetic retinopathy
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Surgery
Diabetes
Abstract
Laser treatment uses a strong beam of light (laser) that can be focused to treat certain diseases of the retina. The 3 most common diseases treated with a laser are – retinal holes or tears, diabetic eye disease (diabetic retinopathy), and other problems with retinal blood vessels. The pamphlet describes getting ready for a laser treatment, what will happen during treatment, and care after.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0465
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Orbital tumour surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35046
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1172
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You have a tumour in your orbit (eye socket). You need surgery to remove a sample (piece) of the tumour, or to remove the whole tumour. This pamphlet explains why you need orbital surgery, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. It also gives information about when you will see your eye surgeon after surgery, and lists symtoms that need medical attention right away.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Orbital tumor surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orbital Neoplasms - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye-sockets--Cancer
Eye-sockets--Tumors
Eye--Surgery
Abstract
You have a tumour in your orbit (eye socket). You need surgery to remove a sample (piece) of the tumour, or to remove the whole tumour. This pamphlet explains why you need orbital surgery, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. It also gives information about when you will see your eye surgeon after surgery, and lists symtoms that need medical attention right away.
Notes
Previous title: Surgery for orbital tumours
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1172
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Photodynamic therapy (PDT)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35672
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0090
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Photodynamic therapy is a treatment that may help eye conditions like: Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR). Wet AMD affects your central vision when new, abnormal blood vessels grow under your retina. CSR is a buildup of fluid under your retina. Topics include: how PDT works, getting ready, how treatment is done, and care afterwards. The French version of this pamphlet 1717, "La thérapie photodynamique", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
PDT
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Photochemotherapy
Macular Degeneration - surgery
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Photochemotherapy
Retinal degeneration
Retina--Diseases
Abstract
Photodynamic therapy is a treatment that may help eye conditions like: Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR). Wet AMD affects your central vision when new, abnormal blood vessels grow under your retina. CSR is a buildup of fluid under your retina. Topics include: how PDT works, getting ready, how treatment is done, and care afterwards. The French version of this pamphlet 1717, "La thérapie photodynamique", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0090
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Thyroid eye disease

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35895
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1840
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Thyroid eye disease (also known as Graves’ eye disease) may happen when you have a problem with your thyroid gland. Graves’ eye disease can affect the skin, fat and muscles around your eyeball. It can cause redness and swelling within your eye socket. This pamphlet explains how thyroid eye disease is diagnosed, what the treatment is, and what you can do to help. The French version of this pamphlet 1919, "Ophtalmopathie thyroïdienne", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye Diseases
Thyroid Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Diseases
Thyroid gland--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Thyroid eye disease (also known as Graves’ eye disease) may happen when you have a problem with your thyroid gland. Graves’ eye disease can affect the skin, fat and muscles around your eyeball. It can cause redness and swelling within your eye socket. This pamphlet explains how thyroid eye disease is diagnosed, what the treatment is, and what you can do to help. The French version of this pamphlet 1919, "Ophtalmopathie thyroïdienne", is also available.
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Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1840
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I have diabetes - now what?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1398
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Everyone feels differently when they find out they have diabetes. It is normal to feel a number of emotions. Topics include: coping with change, coping with stress, ways to relax (e.g., deep breathing, progressive relaxation, neck stretches). Symptoms of depression and what to do if you think you need help for depression. A list of resources is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2074, "J’ai le diabète : qu’arrive-t-il maintenant?", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Mellitus - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetes--Psychological aspects
Abstract
Everyone feels differently when they find out they have diabetes. It is normal to feel a number of emotions. Topics include: coping with change, coping with stress, ways to relax (e.g., deep breathing, progressive relaxation, neck stretches). Symptoms of depression and what to do if you think you need help for depression. A list of resources is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2074, "J’ai le diabète : qu’arrive-t-il maintenant?", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Thinking it through
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Prepared by: Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
1398
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