Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important

By |2018-09-10T13:51:52+00:00September 10th, 2018|General Practice|

Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important Regular eye exams are an important part of a healthy lifestyle and shouldn’t be overlooked. Our eyes are just as important as our teeth, our skin, and any other part of our body. Checking up regularly on our eyes can prevent many health problems. [...]

Causes and Treatments of Eye Allergies

By |2018-07-09T18:41:24+00:00July 9th, 2018|General Practice|

Causes and Treatments Of Eye Allergies Eye allergies occur when the eye comes into contact with an irritating substance, such as pollen, dust or mold. While most people might not be affected by such substances, people with certain eye allergies may suffer. They  involve an allergic reaction to specific substances or [...]

Prevent Myopia From Getting Worse

By |2018-06-14T13:10:27+00:00June 14th, 2018|Retina|

Prevent Myopia From Getting Worse It can be easy to prevent myopia from getting worse once you know what causes it. Myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness, is caused by a distortion in the shape of the eyeball. Due to this slight distortion, images are projected on the front of the retina rather [...]

Diabetic Retinopathy Causes and How to Reverse Them

By |2018-05-29T13:28:22+00:00May 29th, 2018|Retina|

Diabetic Retinopathy Causes and How to Reverse Them Interested in learning how to keep diabetic retinopathy under control and even reversing it? Diabetic retinopathy causes are complex, but understanding them is important if you want to control the disease.   By Dr. Alain Bauza Diabetic retinopathy causes Diabetic retinopathy (DR) occurs when uncontrolled blood sugar leads [...]

What Is the Treatment for Retinal Vein Occlusion?

By |2018-05-21T13:09:17+00:00May 21st, 2018|Retina|

What Is the Treatment for Retinal Vein Occlusion? A retinal vein occlusion is a sudden onset condition which can lead to permanent blindness. It happens when a vein in the retina gets blocked, causing pressure in the eye. This, in turn, can lead to bleeding, swellings or fluid leaks. A mild retinal vein [...]

Five Recommended Types of Eye Stye Treatments

By |2018-05-07T13:17:34+00:00May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Five Recommended Types of Eye Stye Treatments While eye styes can be annoying and even painful, there are several eye stye treatments to consider. A stye is a small red bump that appears along the lash line due to a clogging of the pores there. They are normally sensitive and itchy but are [...]

How to Prevent Macular Degeneration: Do’s and Don’ts

By |2018-04-19T16:01:33+00:00April 19th, 2018|Retina|

How to Prevent Macular Degeneration: Do's and Don’ts If you are looking for ways to prevent macular degeneration, there are some do's and don’ts that you should be aware of. Also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it is the leading cause of eyesight loss in older adults. But younger people should not [...]

Flashes of Light: What To Do?

By |2018-04-12T20:31:06+00:00April 12th, 2018|Retina|

Flashes of Light: What To Do? If you see occasional lightning streaks, specks or flashes of light in your field of vision, don’t be alarmed. They are quite common, especially in elderly people. Mention it to your ophthalmologist during your next eye exam. If, however, you suddenly start seeing persistent [...]

Tips to stop glaucoma progression

By |2018-03-11T06:39:31+00:00March 11th, 2018|Glaucoma Treatment|

Tips to stop glaucoma progression If you want to stop glaucoma progression, there are a few things you can do. First off, you should get an eye exam by an ophthalmologist. This will determine the kinds of treatment your doctor can recommend. Eye exams are of two main types – to check your [...]