Category Archives: Eye Care

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 […]


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. […]


Blepharoplasty | Chesapeake, VA

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. […]


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 […]


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, […]




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