February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

By |2019-02-25T12:26:59+00:00February 25th, 2019|Retina|

February is Macular Degeneration Awareness Month Age-related macular degeneration is a common condition which many of us have never heard of. In the US alone, it’s estimated that over 9 million people suffer from it. This number is expected to double by the year 2050.  Macular degeneration is also the leading [...]

Why Rubbing Your Eyes Can Be Dangerous

By |2019-02-24T18:05:52+00:00February 10th, 2019|General Practice|

Why Rubbing Your Eyes Can Be Dangerous Think about how often you find yourself rubbing your eyes? For the majority of us, it is something we do on a regular basis. It’s a natural reaction whenever our eyes are sore or itchy. Rubbing can provide relief when we are tired and [...]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

By |2019-02-24T18:12:12+00:00January 28th, 2019|Glaucoma Treatment|

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month With good reason, January has been declared the Glaucoma Awareness month — the stealth sight-stealing disease. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually, painlessly, and quietly damages the eye’s optic nerve, resulting in vision loss or [...]

Headaches and Eye Diseases: Are They Connected?

By |2019-01-21T22:55:08+00:00January 21st, 2019|General Practice|

Headaches and Eye Diseases: Are They Connected? We all get headaches, but do we know that it is eye diseases that can cause them? The headaches are very common and can last for a few seconds or be a persistent problem. Persistent headaches which feel like they are behind the eyes [...]

Pink Eye is Usually Easy to Treat

By |2019-01-07T20:01:51+00:00January 7th, 2019|Eye Infections|

Pink Eye is Usually Easy to Treat Pink Eye is the more common name for conjunctivitis. In the US, millions of people – adults and children – are affected every year. It is therefore something that all of us will probably encounter at some point in our lives. In short, it [...]

Some of the Causes of Blurred Vision

By |2019-01-15T16:57:54+00:00December 24th, 2018|General Practice|

Some of the Causes of Blurred Vision There are many reasons why you may begin to experience blurred vision. Some of them are serious medical conditions, while others may not be a cause for concern. Regardless, if you have consistent blurred vision, it is wise to consult a medical professional who [...]

What You Should Know About Care After Glaucoma Surgery

By |2018-12-10T16:02:39+00:00December 10th, 2018|Glaucoma Treatment|

What You Should Know About Care After Glaucoma Surgery After glaucoma surgery, there are several things patients ought to be aware of to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our eyes are delicate organs and deserve to be treated with the utmost care and appreciation, especially after a surgical operation. Glaucoma is a [...]

Learn How to Prevent Eye Disease

By |2018-10-29T00:01:53+00:00October 29th, 2018|General Practice|

Learn How to Prevent Eye Disease Like many of us, you'd probably like to know how to prevent eye disease rather than having to treat it. Common eye diseases are widespread in the United States. Many of these diseases are often undetectable in their early stages, while some aren’t detectable until [...]