Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Eyes

By editor
March 6, 2020

I have a pink eye, could this be Coronavirus? It is unlikely. A pink eye in adults is usually caused by a virus that is similar to a virus that causes the common cold. The key to raising your suspicion, and ours, about your pink eye being atypical is if you also have significant respiratory ... read more


My child has a failed vision screening: What next? Could the machine be wrong?

By editor
February 16, 2020

Pediatric Automated Vision Screening: Vision screening is a cost-effective and efficient way to identify if your daughter or son may have a visual impairment or eye condition that could lead to vision loss. An automated vision screener is used in the office of your pediatrician or at your child’s school, through the regional Lion’s Club International of Connecticut. Here ... read more


A team of leading eye physicians and surgeons in Westport: Celebrating one year on Main Street

By editor
February 9, 2020

Do you need a comprehensive eye exam? Does your child or teenager need a vision test?  Make an appointment for an evaluation by one of the 4 physicians in the Westport location. There is a parking lot behind the building as well as parking in front of the building on Main Street. We are celebrating ... read more


Food That's Good For Your Eyes

By editor
November 17, 2019

The holiday season of eating with family and friends is upon us. But for those of us that not only care about our waistline but our sightline, let us review some foods that are good for your eyes as well as our bodies. Before we start let's remember one important premise: If it's good for ... read more


Eye Examinations: Children with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)

By editor
October 9, 2019

Assessment of vision and visual response can be challenging in children and teenagers with special needs. A visit to the eye doctor can present will a new set of challenges for the sensory experience for children with Down syndrome. At our practice, we are dedicated to making your child feel “at home” and to decrease ... read more


FUN IN THE SUN! DON'T FORGET TO PROTECT YOUR EYES

By editor
June 23, 2019

SUMMER is finally here! To make our eyes safe while we enjoy the wonderful sun, we have to know a few things first: Levels of UV (ultraviolet radiation) are 3 x higher in the summer than winter. Long hours in the sun without eye protection can increase your risk for cataracts, macular degeneration, and eye ... read more


REFRACTION--What is it.....and Do I need one?

By editor
May 2, 2019

On the day that you present for your eye examination, especially if it is your "annual examination" you will likely be asked if you want a "refraction". That can be a puzzling question and can even cause some patients to panic. It might not even be a fair question because you  are most accustomed to  ... read more


Do I have allergies or dry eye?

By editor
April 12, 2019

  Spring is upon us. Ahhh....     Along with saying goodbye to the cold and snow, we welcome leaves back to the trees, green grasses, and beautiful blossoming flowers. To some allergy suffers, however, spring also means the return of itchy eyes, runny noses, and scratchy throats.  Many people present to their eye doctor seeking relief from allergy related eye ... read more


Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

By editor
December 6, 2018

Central serous chorioretinopathy Troubled by sudden onset blurred central vision with distortion? Though there are numerous causes; Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is among the most common reasons for such symptoms to develop in patients 20-50 years of age. Other conditions often responsible for such symptoms in patients older than 50 include macular edema, choroidal neovascularization, ... read more


Halloween Eye Safety Tips for Children and Teens

By editor
October 29, 2018

Halloween Eye Safety Tips for Children and Teens: Keeping the Eye Doctor Away! Halloween is a fun time & let’s keep Halloween safe and fun for your family! We want you to avoid all eye injuries and remember for your children and teens:   Masks and Costumes should NOT block or obstruct your child’s vision ... read more


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