Laser Treatment or Eye Drops for Glaucoma?

Can Laser Treatment Replace Eye Drops for Glaucoma? Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma, which is the most common type of glaucoma, has no cure. Glaucoma is lifelong eye disease that will require you to be treated throughout your life in some manner. This may require using one or more eye drops on a daily or even… Read More

Eye Health Tips for College Students

Going to college and perhaps living in a dormitory can be an exciting and hectic time for students. But, it’s worth mentioning some common-sense tips to preserve eye health and avoid eye problems for college students. College students can be susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems such as injury, infection and increased… Read More

Buying Online Internet Eyeglasses

Anyone who wears glasses and uses a computer is often presented with the availability and options of buying their eyewear online. When asked, most people say they are interested in internet eyeglass purchases because it seems to be convenient. Many others say it’s because they can get a good deal A recent study in the… Read More

OCT Angiography

Heart shaped cnv on OCTA

This image was produced using an innovative imaging technology called OCT Angiography (OCTA), which registers blood flow in the retina and underlying tissue. In this particular case, a new membrane in the shape of a heart was found. This new membrane is from the wet type of macular degeneration. If you or someone you know… Read More

Migraines Affect Retina Too!

If you suffer from migraine headaches you know the painful debilitating effect they can have on your life. Migraine headaches are one of the most common problems seen in emergency departments and doctors’ offices. Migraines are believed to be due to changes in the brain and surrounding blood vessels. Your optic nerve and the nerve… Read More

What is a Cataract?

Cataracts are the clouding of the eye’s natural lens that affects vision. The lens works much like a camera lens and focuses light on the retina at the back of the eye, and is made up of water and protein. The proteins may clump together over time and cause clouding of the vision. If you… Read More

Glaucoma: Pregnancy, Labor & Eye Pressure

Pregnancy, Labor & Eye Pressure: What You Need to Know! What could pregnancy, labor and your eye pressure have to do with one another?  For the clear majority of “new moms to be” the thought of their upcoming labor can cause them to voice concerns about their physical as well as emotional wellbeing. Typically, your obstetrician… Read More

Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Cataracts seem to be a more common eye health and vision problem that we hear about today. In part this is because as patients age you are no longer willing to accept the limitations that decreased vision from cataracts can impose on your day to day activities. This, combined with ability to restore vision loss… Read More

LASIK & Soft Contact Lens Vision

Vision with Laser Vision Correction after Wearing Soft Contacts If you wear soft contact lenses and been thinking about LASIK you know the benefit of not having to wear eyeglasses for seeing clearly at distance. But, you may wonder how well LASIK will correct your vision. Another common question is how long you may have… Read More

Diabetic Retinopathy

PDR with traction RD

This photo montage illustrates how diabetic retinopathy can affect the retina. Left unchecked, diabetic changes in the retina can lead to scarring, which in turn contracts and may pull on the retina in the back of the eye, resulting in a retinal detachment. This condition requires intensive surgery, and may have been preventable with regular dilated… Read More

Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants

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