Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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


Is it dry eyes or allergies?  Learn How Allergy Skin Testing can Make the Diagnosis!

By editor
May 14, 2018

Allergic disease occurs in 30-50% of the population, while ocular symptoms can be present in up to 60% of allergic disease sufferers. Allergic eyes are often watery, red, irritated, dry and itchy. These symptoms are often found in patients suffering from dry eye syndrome. However the treatment of allergic eye irritation can be different than ... read more


Help with Applying Eye Drops and Ointments

By editor
February 12, 2018

Most people find applying eye drops or ointments challenging. Here are some tips and devices that you may find helpful.* (see disclaimer below) How to Place Medications in Your Eye- Standard Technique Always wash your hands prior to applying your eye medications. Eye drops and ointments should be placed in the eye without pressing on, ... read more


Eyelid Lumps and Bumps

By editor
November 4, 2017

Eyelid Lesions Due to the thinness and complexity of the tissues that make up the eyelids, growths (lesions) of the eyelids are relatively common.  Fortunately, a majority of the growths (>80%) are benign, but those that are malignant need to be removed in a timely fashion in order to prevent permanent damage to the eyelid, ... read more


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