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Flashers and Floaters, Chesapeake, VA

Floaters: How Do I Treat Them?

Do you have those annoying little dots that get in the way of your vision, floating around and moving with your eyes? What can be done? Sometimes floaters are a sign of something more serious going on with the eyes, but often they’re harmless. If they’re constantly bothering you, though, you may be interested in treatment. […]


Winter Eyes

As the days grow colder, and we turn up the heat in our homes, our eyes can start feeling more uncomfortable due to dryness. The weather at this time of year brings a surge in symptoms such as stinging, tearing, burning and redness due to dry eyes. Dry Eye Syndrome is a common problem, affecting […]


Why Would I Need Eye Exercises?

Have you ever been so fascinated with a subject that you couldn’t get enough? Maybe you’re obsessed with a celebrity, or a certain point in history. For us, we love eyes. And when you start reading about eyes, you may find that you’re just as obsessed as we are! As you learn more about eyes, […]


Eye Health | Chesapeake, VA

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy This Winter

Winter is a hard season for us all around. Our skin gets dry and cracked, our noses get red and stuffy, and we may even get sick. But, it’s when our eyes are affected that we get really upset. Dry, irritated eyes can keep you from being in the moment at dinner with your family. […]


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. […]


ilasik Chesapeake VA

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 […]