Saving Lives One Eye at a Time

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Thankfully this is rare but that grayish/bluish/greenish spot down there is a melanoma in the back of one of our patient's eyes. You probably don't need explanation of how bad a diagnosis that is to receive. How was it diagnosed? By comparing images and appearance in the microscope and comparing to results from 2011. The [...]

Can A Laser Pointer Really Damage Your Eyes?

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This 9 year old with permanent damage I just saw will answer that with a resounding "Yes!" Now I'm not one to bubble wrap our kiddos nor try to remove all risk from my own life. That's no life at all. However I'm not as cool as Hunter S. Thompson: "Life should not be a [...]

Your kiddo won’t complain about their vision.

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It's normal for them. I know this. I see it everyday. Yet when it was right under my nose in my own home, I was completely shocked. Let me explain: My 3.5 year old son would be classified as an easy kid. He's mellow, obedient and frankly pretty cute. Contrast with his 8 year old [...]

Why do you keep talking about my “glands?”

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  Here take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXKQuC1nOAk   Look right behind the upper eye lashes. We shouldn't see those little pointy guys. The oil coming out of those glands should be more like olive oil than crisco. When we give the lid a little pressure around :08-:013 the oil starts to come out properly. Now look [...]

New treatment for dry, scratchy, irritated eyes with BlephEX

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"My eyes feel great!" -Lynne, a week after her procedure Do you: have dry, irritated eyes? find "sleep" or "crust" in your eyes; especially upon wakening? suffer from red eyes? sensitive to bright sunlight? have the feeling of something in your eyes more often than not? have eyelashes that are brittle and/or fall out? find [...]

Testing from the eyes all the way back through the brain

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We are excited to now offer in office electrodiagnostic testing with the Diopsys NOVA system. This means earlier detection of glaucoma, macular degeneration, multiple sclerosis and many other issues.   Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) and Electroretinography (ERG) are objective tests meaning no response from the patient is required. All we need to do is connect [...]

Scleral Contact Lenses: Bigger Really Is Better in Texas AND Arizona

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"I can't say thanks enough.  Seeing that good out of my left eye yesterday after being blind in it for over 30 years is truly a blessing I don't take lightly." -patient in our office with an old cornea transplant successfully fit in scleral contact lenses. Most folks think of contact lenses as a nice [...]

One Year Anniversary Celebration

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A quick Facebook post is not nearly enough space to convey our heartfelt thanks. We see our practice as much more than a place to save your sight, purchase designer eye wear or simply see better. We love what we do and consider it an honor that so many folks entrust their care to us. [...]

2014 Year in Review

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It's not quite the end of the year but it's fun to look back at some of our highlights. -New Location! Obviously this was a pretty big deal. We moved in over Christmas/New Year's and haven't looked back. -Upgraded equipment. We love our new scanning laser and everyday enjoy the improved patient flow that our new [...]

New floaters? You HAVE to come in today.

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Tale of two brothers: Brother #1 noticed some "gnats" moving around in his vision like he was looking through a snow globe. After they didn't go away for a few days he called his older brother, the eye doctor, who told him he needed to be seen immediately. Long story short he had a large [...]