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Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

Like many other professions, the work of caring for eye disease has times of both satisfaction and frustration.   The great satisfaction comes from helping people to see better by medical and surgical means such as cataract or LASIK surgery.   The frustrations occur when despite our best efforts, we are unable to prevent the loss of […]


I Can’t Read, Doc.

The most common complaint from my patients aged 40 and over is that they are having a difficult time reading. Most think that this has occurred overnight and that there has to be something wrong. This is the moment during their exam where I give my infamous response: “welcome to the four-o’s”, meaning you’ve reached […]


Macular Degeneration Chesapeake VA

Macular Degeneration FAQs

When it comes to eye issues, there are few that are as scary as Macular Degeneration. This serious disease affects up to ten million Americans currently, and may affect more as the “baby boomer” population continues to increase in age. Though we don’t know everything about Macular Degeneration, we are learning more about risk factors. […]


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iLasik FAQs

There are always technological advancements being made in the medical industry. One of those industries that seems to keep advancing is Lasik. We think that’s a great thing, because we’re able to help people see better that we didn’t have the technology to help just a few years ago. One of the most exciting advancements […]


Emergency Eye Care

The Hampton Roads area recently prepared for a potential natural disaster with Hurricane Florence. In the end, our area lucked out. However, it is always helpful to be prepared for emergencies. The same holds true for eye emergencies. Being prepared can prevent injury to the eyes and an ounce of prevention is worth a pound […]


Computer Vision Chesapeake VA

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Though digital screens have transformed our work and personal lives, there are some concerns about all of that time spent on screens. Computer Vision Syndrome is a real and ever-present issue that comes from all that screen time. Keep reading to learn about Computer Vision Syndrome and how to prevent it. What is Computer Vision […]


Cataract Surgery? How to Decide.

I would like to address a very well known eye problem and a choice that most of us will be required to make as we mature. Cataracts are a common condition. A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataract formation is a normal part of the eyes’ aging process. In fact, […]


Eye Anatomy Chesapeake VA

Will My Eyes Stop Changing?

Our eyes change our entire lives, though they may stabilize in prescription for a time. It’s important to keep regular visits with your eye doctor to monitor your eyes throughout the following stages of your life. Birth It may seem obvious to you that your eyes aren’t fully developed when you’re born. Of course, the […]


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What Your Kid Needs To Be Ready for A New School Year

The new school year is just around the corner, so are your kids ready for another year of learning? A little bit of planning can help prevent the craziness that comes from the first few weeks of school. Your kids are adjusting to waking up early, learning where classes are, and making new friends. That’s […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

Why Is My Eye Red and Sensitive?

Eye infections are much more difficult to manage when you already have a high prescription, especially if you wear contacts. This is because your eye will need to breathe and recuperate, so that means no contacts for a little while. That doesn’t sound like fun, does it? Keep reading to learn how to prevent common […]