Advancements in Glaucoma Treatments: Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty Article courtesy of RGB Eye Associates Glaucoma is an eye disease caused by the failure of the eye to properly drain eye fluids, causing a gradual narrowing of […]
Cataract Surgery Q&A: What to Expect Before, During and After Courtesy Key-Whitman Eye Center Has your eye doctor recommended cataract surgery? You’re not alone. We will all develop cataracts as we age and they will gradually […]
Courtesy Key-Whitman Eye Center Eye doctors regularly prescribe oral supplementation, Age-Related Eye Disease Study-2 (AREDS2), to slow the progression of macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of vision loss––more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. […]
By Lawrence A Shafron, MD If you have glaucoma, you are probably using eye drop medications to lower your eye pressure. High eye pressure damages the optic nerve and once the optic nerve is damaged […]
Dry eye syndrome is an extremely common condition, thought to affect approximately 60 million Americans. The cause is usually an imbalance between tear production and tear volume drainage via the nasolacrimal (NLD) ducts. The tear […]
By Key-Whitman Eye Center If you have previously looked into cataract surgery, but were put off by the expense, inconvenience and annoyance of the multiple drops needed post-surgery, now is a great time to revisit […]
By Plano Eye Associates Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can lead to damage of the eye’s optic nerve and result in blindness. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form, affects about three million Americans—half […]
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can lead to damage of the eye’s optic nerve and result in blindness. With early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. To detect glaucoma, your therapeutic optometrist will do several tests. One is a visual field test that measures your side (peripheral) vision.