I have saved patients’ eyesight several times by diagnosing complications due to their diabetes, hypertension and in several instances, cancer in and behind the eye by performing an eye exam. These things would be surely missed for only the “convenience” of trying to get a prescription online.
Back To School Eye Exams Parents, it’s that time of year again to prepare yourself for sending your children back to school or college! Many abnormalities can be detected from vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism or medical conditions like strabismus or amblyopia (commonly referred to as lazy eye). Don’t let poor vision affect their studies! Why Seeing […]
How To View The Solar Eclipse Safely Protecting your eyes during this spectacular event is very important. Staring at the sun can burn the retina of the eye and cause blindness. Enjoy this special event, but protect your eyes while doing it! Always inspect your solar filter before use; if scratched or damaged, discard it. […]
Doc, my arms are getting too short and I can’t read! Have you ever went to a restaurant and watched someone holding the menu across the table and wondered why they were doing this? Or have you noticed the newspaper getting further away from you as you try to read the comics? Some people blame […]
Glaucoma Awareness & Your Health January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. It is estimated that three million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half of them know that they have glaucoma. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60 years old. But blindness from glaucoma can often be prevented with early treatment. Early […]
Age-related Macular Degeneration and your eye health: Have you noticed the older you get the worse your eyes are getting? Is part of someone’s face missing when you look at them across the breakfast table? If you are looking at someone and cannot see part of their face, or reading and having trouble seeing part […]
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Parents, it is that time of year again. Time to prepare yourself for some rest and relaxation by sending your children BACK TO SCHOOL!! It is recommended that your child should have a comprehensive eye exam before they enter grade school. Many abnormalities can be detected from vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism or medical […]
Before you consider attempting to get a medicinal marijuana prescription and want to justify it by saying it is to treat your glaucoma, you may want to read this article and decide for yourself. There are adverse side effects to the body from the chemicals found in marijuana. Click here to read all about it:
Cataracts are a cloudiness that develops in the lens of the eye behind the pupil. There are different types of cataracts and many causes for cataracts. Mostly they are due to aging changes, but can be brought on by diabetes, smoking and poor nutrition among other things. A comprehensive eye examination can detect if you […]