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What is Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma

The first reaction that I get when I discuss glaucoma with my patients is shock. Many of them have heard of this disease before and many of them worry that they will eventually become blind. While glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60 years old,...

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WHEN SHOULD CHILDREN GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

WHEN SHOULD CHILDREN GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

Healthy eyes and vision are so important, especially for children's development. That’s why it’s so important that they get their eyes checked regularly to detect vision problems or eye diseases and get early treatment. A child’s vision is usually first screened by a...

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD ADULTS GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

HOW OFTEN SHOULD ADULTS GET THEIR EYES CHECKED?

Many eye diseases have no signs or symptoms, which is why it’s so important to have your eyes checked in order to maintain good vision and healthy eyes.The timing is based on age, health and risk of developing eye problems. If your eyes are healthy and your vision is...

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HALLOWEEN EYE SAFETY

HALLOWEEN EYE SAFETY

October is Halloween Safety Month. This year’s Halloween will sure be different than any other. Some people may opt to stay at home, while others may decide to go trick or treating. It may not be an easy decision to make, but if you decide to dress up, we want to...

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Glasses Fogging Up With Your Face Mask?

Glasses Fogging Up With Your Face Mask?

During this pandemic, one of the main struggles people are having while wearing a mask is their glasses fogging up. Whether it's prescription glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses. It happens when warm breath escapes through the top of our mask into the cooler part of...

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Are my cataracts ripe?

Are my cataracts ripe?

According to the WHO, cataracts cause nearly 51% of blindness in the world! That accounts for nearly 20 million people. In the United States, that number is around 5%. As a cataract specialist, I see my fair share of cataracts in the clinic. So what is a cataract? A...

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