Category Archives: Eye Care

Beauty Trends and Eye Health

Beauty trends are ever-changing and evolving.  As far back as ancient Egypt, cosmetics have been used around the eye, lids and lashes.   As a culture, we continue spending countless dollars on ways to look our best, often overlooking the harmful side effects of some products. Whether you are at the forefront of fashion or lagging […]


Considering eye care solutions with vision insurance

The staff of Southside Eye Care in Chesapeake, VA understands the importance of routine vision care. However, many patients are unsure as to how they will pay for their vision examinations. Thankfully, many patients who have vision insurance plans through their work or through self-employment may enjoy many benefits that come with these insurance plans. […]


Advances in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Computer technology has made amazing progress in the push to make devices smaller and easier to use.  For example, 30 years ago, a computer as powerful as the one inside an iPhone would have been the size of a large bookcase and only a computer expert would have any idea how to use it. In […]


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Understanding conjunctivitis

Did you wake up this morning with red, itchy eyes that are crusted over? Are you experiencing eye irritation which is making it difficult to function during the day? Have you been exposed to pink eye? If so, you may have conjunctivitis yourself! Conjunctivitis, known more as conjunctivitis, is a condition that can impact one’s […]


Eye say; Have a Happy New Year!

The holiday season is over and come January we will have started 2020 off with a bang. Now I know we will all be coming out of our food comas as we recover from over-eating all that delicious holiday food. Let’s get the New Year off to a good start.  Break out that exercise equipment […]


Spring in Hampton Roads

I can tell from the number of patients seen with allergic conjunctivitis that Spring has arrived early – around the end of February.   We always see our fair share of allergy eyes, but this is already shaping up to be a banner year.  The spike in numbers of patients suffering with allergic conjunctivitis coincided with […]


Facts About Floaters

It is a fact of life that the older we get the more physical discomfort and inconvenience we have to learn to “just live with”.  Our body just doesn’t perform the way it used to.  As a doctor treating aging patients, it is a great joy when something comes along that allows us to treat […]


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. […]


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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, […]




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