Category Archives: Eye Conditions

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 […]


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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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, […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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How to Prevent Styes

Imagine this. You wake up the morning of a very important day. Maybe it’s the first day of school or the day of a very important presentation you’re giving. You’ve laid out your clothes the night before and are ready to eat a good breakfast to have energy to be at the top of your […]


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 […]


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Protect Your Eyes From Aging

Aging is a natural process that affects our faces and bodies, but the passing of time also affects your eyes. You have very little influence over most types of aging, but there are some age-related eye conditions that can be prevented. By making a few simple lifestyle changes, you can reduce the risk of developing […]


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Common Myths About Floaters

We’ve all had them. Those pesky little dots that seem to float in mid-air and move in every direction with our eyes. Floaters happen for a number of reasons, and an eye exam can ease your concerns, and we want to share some of our favorite myths about floaters. Myth #1: You Will Lose Your Vision […]