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All About Lazy Eyes Part 1

February 26, 2014 |

Has someone told you that one of your eyes are lazy?  Did you think “How rude, my eyes are trying their very best!”   All kidding aside may people are confused about the term Lazy eye and what this means for … Read More

New Eye Imaging Technology

February 12, 2014 |

It is amazing how much technology has improved in the past few years!  This has allowed us as doctors to diagnose cornea, retina, and other ocular disease much earlier, and more accurately than ever before!  All of these equals saving … Read More

Are you or your family member at risk for AMD or Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

January 17, 2014 |

AMD is a common condition of the eye among people aged 50 and older.  It is such a potentially vision devastating disease that I am compelled to repeat a prior blog post.  AMD is one of the leading causes of … Read More

The “Puff” Test – Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 10, 2014 |

Do I have to get the “puff in the eye” test?

The answer is YES!  This is a very common question we optometrists encounter on a daily basis.  The puff tells us the intraocular pressure in the eyeball, and is … Read More

Is it Dry Eyes or Allergy?

January 8, 2014 |

Often patients come in complaining that their eyes are dry, either all day or part of the day.  Some complain of itching along with dryness.  How do you know if you have a dry eye due to poor … Read More

New “Eyes” Resolution

January 3, 2014 |

It’s the New Year and everyone is setting their goals for 2014, many of the goals that people traditionally set are related to their health – whether it is eating healthier or exercising more.  Something to think about is your … Read More

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

October 8, 2013 |

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

Pinkeye is a common condition affecting the membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface.  This infection causes the lining of your eye to become red and swollen.  Unfortunately, pinkeye can be highly contagious when it is caused … Read More

AMD or Age-Related Macular Degeneration

October 23, 2012 |

AMD is a common condition of the eye among people aged 50 and older. It is one of the leading causes of vision loss in older adults.  This condition destroys the macula, the part of the eye which is needed … Read More

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