Detecting Macular Degeneration In Its Earliest Stages

2021-09-09T09:26:45-07:00By |

Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is the predominant cause of blindness in developed countries. Day in and day out we know there is one phrase patients do not want to hear: "you have macular degeneration." However we also know that early detection and treatment are keys to maintaining vision. We are pleased to add [...]

Saving Lives One Eye at a Time

2017-05-19T13:36:06-07:00By |

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?

2022-03-24T12:16:02-07:00By |

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 [...]

Why do you keep talking about my “glands?”

2017-05-19T13:36:07-07:00By |

  Here take a look:   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

2017-05-19T13:36:07-07:00By |

"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

2023-12-17T20:48:30-07:00By |

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 the [...]

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