Patient Education

  • Eye Anatomy
  • Eye Conditions
    • Cataracts – A cataract is a clouding of the naturally clear lens inside the eye. While most cataracts are a normal aspect of the aging process…Read more…
    • Glaucoma  – Glaucoma is a term used to refer to a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve, leading to peripheral vision loss and potential blindness. Read more…
    • Macular Degeneration – Macular degeneration is a disease that affects the small, central portion of the retina (the tissue on the back of the eye) called the macula.  Read more…
    • Dry Eye – Dry eye is a chronic condition in which either the body does not produce enough quality tears to sufficiently lubricate the eye or the quality of the tears is not sufficient. Read more…
    • Diabetic Retinopathy – Diabetes is a disease that interferes with the body’s ability to use and process sugar. One ocular complication of diabetes is called diabetic retinopathy. Read more…
    • Flashers/Floaters – Floaters appear as semi-translucent, small specks or strands in one’s vision. The jelly-like substance in the back of the eye, called the vitreous, can clump together to create these floaters. Read more
    • Red Eye – There are many different reasons why patients may experience red eyes. Patients may have dry eyes or allergies. Read more…
    • Computer Vision Syndrome – Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of computer and eye-related problems that result from prolonged computer use. Read more…
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