Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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


GLAUCOMA—WHAT SHOULD MY DOCTOR MEASURE AND HOW OFTEN

By editor
July 20, 2017

Patients with elevated intra—ocular pressures are at risk to develop glaucoma. There are many types of glaucoma and just as many subtleties when it comes to making absolute statements about glaucoma. As a starting point we will only cover the most common type of glaucoma, chronic open angle glaucoma (COAG) and its warning sign or ... read more


A Less Myopic View of Myopia -- Increasing Incidence of Myopia in our Children

By editor
April 30, 2017

A Less Myopic View of Myopia Myopia (or near-sightedness) is a condition that is very common and its incidence is on the rise, world-wide.  In fact, it is a silent epidemic that few people are talking about. The health risks are underappreciated. Fifty years ago about 25% of young adults in the United States were ... read more


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