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Open champagne bottle safely / The Wine Feed in Raleigh - A State of Sight #99

A champagne cork can fly at 50 miles per hour if it is not controlled properly. This could cause serious eye injury or even blindness. Watch this special episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD from The Wine Feed.

Wine adviser Brianna Needle explains the best way to remove a cork from a bottle of sparkling wine. By controlling the cork the entire time, there is no chance for an injury. Be sure to chill the bottle adequately and never shake the bottle.

Keratoconus contact lenses with Dr. Jennifer Lyerly - A State of Sight #97

Scleral supported contact lenses can work very well for patients with keratoconus. Watch this episode of A State of Sight with special guest Dr. Jennifer Lyerly to learn more about this specialized type of rigid gas permeable contact lens.

In keratoconus, other types of contacts can be difficult to fit properly and may not give the comfort and vision that scleral lenses can offer. Fortunately, there are several options available that may work for these patients.

For more info about scleral contact lenses and other uses for this type of lens, watch A State of Sight #67: youtu.be/zMRgww7FD-Q

Do I qualify for Implantable Miniature Telescope for AMD? - A State of Sight #96

The Implantable Miniature Telescope from VisionCare is an advanced treatment for end-stage macular degeneration. There are many qualifications for this device to ensure that it is used in patients who may benefit from the technology.

Watch this episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD to learn more about the IMT and who may be a candidate.

Some of the basic qualifications include:
- Age 65 and older
- End-stage macular degeneration in both eyes
- Vision 20/160 to 20/800
- No previous cataract surgery in the eye to receive the telescope

Learn more about the IMT in episode #70 of A State of Sight: http://youtu.be/caipn22S2sk

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