Author Archive | Steve Thom MD

Understanding conjunctivitis

Did you wake up with red, itchy eyes? Do you notice buildup of dried discharge in one or both eyes that can cause the lashes to mat? Is your eye watery and bothersome? If you are dealing with these symptoms, you might be diagnosed with a condition called conjunctivitis, more commonly known as “pink eye.” […]

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Understanding amblyopia

With the team at Thom Eye and Laser Clinic, patients of the Fargo, ND area have access to the care they need for a range of eye health concerns. Children and adults who are dealing with a “lazy eye” will often receive a definitive diagnosis of their condition called “amblyopia.” Understanding the condition and the […]

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Can Botox injections help with blepharospasm?

Botox is a medication that has been used While most patients think of Botox as a cosmetic injectable used by plastic surgeons and dermatologists to smooth fine lines and wrinkles of the face, it also plays a part in many areas of medicine. to treat chronic migraines, overactive bladder, and excessive sweating. Additionally, it can be used for […]

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Learn more about cosmetic eyelid surgery

One of the most important features of the face are the eyes. The eyes express emotion and balance facial structures and harmony. However, the eyes are also the first places that show the natural signs of aging. Patients in their 40’s and 50’s might notice changes around the eyes, including fine lines and wrinkles, bags […]

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Understanding amblyopia

Dr. Steve Thom is an ophthalmologist that works routinely with patients who have common eye concerns. One condition, called amblyopia, can occur in early childhood. Also known as “lazy eye,” this condition causes images to be ignored by the brain, resulting in poor depth perception, sensitivity to low contract, and reduced sensitivity to motion. Some […]

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