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Retinal Detachment: What You Need to Know

By editor
March 15, 2016
retinal detachment

The sudden onset of spots, floaters or flashes of light in your eye could be an indication of a serious condition called a detached retina. This takes place when the retina separates from its supportive tissue, rendering it unable to function. Without immediate treatment to reattach the retina, you may experience permanent vision loss. What ... read more


OK, What Exactly IS 20/20 Vision?

By editor
October 15, 2015
eye care

When guilting you into eating those nasty overcooked, droopy carrots, your Mom may have used this line. “So and so has 20/20 vision. I guess he must have eaten his carrots.” Well, that’s between you, your mother, and your therapist! But what exactly is 20/20 vision? The American Optometric Association defines the term, saying it ... read more


Causes and Treatments for Glaucoma

By editor
September 15, 2015
glaucoma

Glaucoma affects many Americans and is one of the leading causes of blindness in developed countries. However, it is not a particularly widely known disease. Most people do not know what the main hallmarks for glaucoma are. In fact, it is estimated that no less than two million Americans have glaucoma but do not know ... read more


How to Decide if LASIK Surgery Is Right for You

By editor
August 15, 2015
LASIK

Are you tired of having to wear glasses all the time or fooling around with contact lenses every morning? You may want to consider getting Lasik surgery. We offer customized treatment for your eyes using our state of the art procedure known as LASIK.  If you have any of these conditions, this surgery may be ... read more


Floaters and Flashes – What Do They Mean?

By blogwriter
July 15, 2015

Sometimes, you may find dots or small specks floating in your field of vision, or you may start seeing lightning streaks or flashing lights. The dots, small specks, or similar things floating in your field of vision are called floaters, while the lightning streaks and flashing lights are called flashes. Floaters and flashes can occur ... read more


Taking Care of Your Eyes in the Summertime

By blogwriter
June 17, 2015

Summer is the time for outdoor activities, like sports, visiting the beach and going out on the water. However, the sunny summer months can have a damaging impact on our eyes. Engaging in these activities or simply being outside increases the risk for sun damage, eye infections and more. It is therefore, important to take ... read more


Prevention of Eye Disease

By admin
May 22, 2015

The eyes are one of the most important parts of the human body. They help us appreciate the visual beauty around us and above all, we need vision to help us ensure our safety. A life without vision is something most of us dread and it is up to us to make sure that it ... read more


Recognizing Glaucoma In Children

By admin
April 22, 2015

Though its typically associated with older adults, glaucoma can occur at any age, including childhood. Glaucoma does not refer to a single condition, but rather a group of diseases characterized by a high amount of pressure in the eye. Pediatric glaucoma often presents a different set of symptoms compared to glaucoma in adults. Symptoms Glaucoma ... read more


Why You Should Choose An Oculoplastic Surgeon For Eyelid Surgery

By admin
March 20, 2015

The eyelid is the most delicate area of skin on your body, and must be treated accordingly. When you're choosing a doctor for eyelid surgery, you may want to choose an oculoplastic surgeon over any other type of surgeon, as these physicians have the skills and specialized training needed to do the job correctly in ... read more


Glaucoma: Frequently Asked Questions

By admin
January 21, 2015

Glaucoma is a common eye issue, and is the leading cause of blindness in the United States, affecting more than two million Americans. Although vision loss tends to occur in the later stages of the disease, symptoms are usually not present in the early and moderate stages. For this reason, early detection and treatment is ... read more