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Dr. Mary Reams

Ophthalmology
KY
43 years experience

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
34 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Clarify the question: Minimum acuity for what purpose? Driving? Reading? Or the best possible acuity? I.e. 20/10.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Goiter: You should have this checked as it may be a thyroid module or goiter. You will clinical exam, some bloodwork to check your thyroid hormone levels and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Carotid pulse: Often you can hear your carotid pulse especially when lying on your side. Usually not a concern!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
In most cases, yes. : If the pressure was normal before you started the drops, after the drops are stopped, the pressure should return to its baseline. However, this may me... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
See ophthalmologist!: Abrupt painless vision loss is concerning for a stoke ( either arterial which could mean you have blockage in the arteries in your neck) or venous, wh... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Clear liquids/rest: Allowing the GI tract to rest and avoiding dehydration are most important. Oral medications can further upset his stomach. Lots of fluids such as Gato... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
There isn't always an obvious reason it happens, but most of the time, it's caused by an autoimmune disorder (when your body's defense system attacks ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Poor distance vision: If you glasses are under corrected, your distance vision will not be clear. Your near vision would likely still be adequate.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Corneal erosion: When the cornea is traumatized causing an abrasion, often the healing process results in an irregular surface that doesn’t adhere to the cornea as str... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Not uncommon: When we are out at night, our pupils dilate and focusing is more difficult. Near sight people are often more nearsighted at night while far sighted pe... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Reams
Ophthalmology 43 years experience
Esitropia: She needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist. At her age, she is beginning to accommodate her lens to see things up close more clearly. If she is accom... Read More

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HealthTap member
Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Thank you so much for the information. It was very helpful!
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Thank you. I am getting help from an ophthalmologist now.
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1979MD
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