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Introducing the OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography

Introducing the OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography

In keeping up with the most advanced technology and providing our patients with the best care, we recently purchased and installed an Optical Coherence Tomographer (who comes up with these names??) or OCT in our clinic. This test that can help Dr. Steve diagnose and...

Halloween contact lenses safety guidelines

Halloween Specialty Contact Lenses Safety Concerns Every October our office receives several requests regarding prescriptions for specialty Halloween contact lenses which come in some crazy colors and evil designs. This brings up contact lens safety concerns as all...

Cataracts

Early Diagnosis of Cataracts Cataracts are fully treatable with surgery so the medical necessity for an early diagnosis is not as crucial as it is for Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration. Everyone past the age of 50 has cataracts to some extent. However, they can also...

Early Diagnosis of Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive deterioration of the central vision which is due to the aging of the macula. The macula is the very center of the retina and is responsible for detailed central vision. It is only about 3 mm across. For its size,...

Detecting early signs of Glaucoma

Did you know that September is Healthy Eye Aging Month? As we age our vision and eyes change and it is very important to continue with your annual comprehensive eye exam so Dr. Steve can perform tests to detect early signs of vision loss due to diseases such as...

8 Warning signs of vision problems in children

8 Warning signs of vision problems in children If your child has an uncorrected or un-diagnosed vision problem, it could severely affect his or her development because 80% of what children learn is taught visually. Consistently sitting close to the TV or holding a...