Category Archives: Eye Conditions

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 […]


Corneal Disease

Conditions that can impact the cornea

The cornea is the part of the eye’s outermost layer. This clear and dome-shape surface is located at the front of the eye, and provides protection from UV radiation and focuses light for clear vision. The cornea has five layers, each which has an import function. All layers should be clear to ensure proper vision. […]


PanOptix Lenses

We live in an era of great technological advances.  Some of our achievements in electronics, communication, computers and medicine have improved our quality of life, while others have made us safer or healthier.   In the field of Ophthalmology, we strive to improve vision at all ages.  Recently this goal has been attained for many patients […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

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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