Posts by Se-Rha McEachern:

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 […]


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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 […]


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, […]


Blue Skies Ahead

White light is produced by the sun. This white light is composed of different colored lights that have different energy and wavelengths. Red light consists of longer wavelengths and less energy. While blue light consists of a shorter wavelength and more energy. The blue light end of the spectrum is referred to as the high […]


Here Comes the Sun

Summer has arrived and for some people, that means being outside in the sunshine. As you are heading for the beach, make sure to bring the sunscreen as well as sunglasses and a sunhat. Otherwise, you are increasing your risk of skin cancer. That is because skin cancer is caused by ultraviolet (UV) rays from […]


Night Driving

It is human nature to avoid things that are difficult or uncomfortable.  For instance, most people never try standing on their heads after the age of 25, though they never actually made a decision not to do it.  And while most of us don’t miss standing on our heads, unfortunately sometimes we stop doing things […]


Just Kidding Around

  Like many of you reading this, I have children; three boys to be exact.  I want each one to excel in their daily activities. These include school, baseball, soccer, reading, and those darn video games, all of which have different visual requirements. When it comes to sight, my wife has perfect vision but I’m […]