You can’t escape presbyopia, even if you’ve never had a vision problem before. The effects of presbyopia occur sometime after age 40, when you’ll start having difficulty seeing small print clearly. Even though presbyopia is a normal change in our eyes as we age, it often is a significant and emotional event because it’s a […]Read More It’s all in the fine print, or is it?
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Glaucoma is a group of diseases that causes damage to an individual’s optic nerve, primarily from increased intraocular pressure. This increased pressure or ocular hypertension is usually caused by inefficient fluid drainage within the eye. Due to this increase in pressure, the optic nerve may […]Read More i Technology Update: Attention Glaucoma Patients
Hello Everyone! November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes Mellitus is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S and is the number one cause of “blindness, kidney failure, and amputations of feet and legs not related to accidents or injury”. In addition, diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of vision loss among working […]Read More November is National Diabetes Awareness Month
Astigmatism is visual condition where the cornea is steepened rather than circular and causes light entering the eye to refract incorrectly. This irregular shape of the cornea can cause blurry or distorted images and may have an impact on your night driving. A dilated eye exam can detect this refractive error. Astigmatism can be altered […]Read More Astigmatism and Treatment
I really enjoy practicing in the world of primary eye care. Refractions, non-invasive procedures, and providing eye wear and contact lenses to the public are a worthy calling for eye care professionals. But sometimes the medical and vision needs of patients become a little more complicated, and we must coordinate a higher level of care […]Read More Eye Care Emergencies- Now or Later? written by Jason Smith OD,MS,FABCO
the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in the world may be caused by smokingRead More The leading cause of Blindness and Vision loss in the World may be caused by Smoking
CVS? You thought it was a pharmacy. When an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist use the term CVS, they are referring to a increasing problem. The acronym stands for Computer Vision Syndrome. The main symptoms of CVS, is eye fatigue, eye strain, trouble focusing on a computer, double vision, and dry eye. Due to the everyday use […]Read More Computer Vision Syndrome; and You Thought CVS was just a Pharmacy…
In recognition of Cataracts Awareness Month, we would like to share how the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative Cataract Surgeries Program in Peru is helping to improve economic opportunity for thousands of people in underserved c
ommunities. Dr. Bucci’s Instituto de Ojos Sacro Cuore was the first private clinic to participate in the Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI) and Fundación Carlos Slim (SLIM) project. To date, it is the highest producing center having completed approximately 5,000+ cataract surgeries.
What is LASIK? LASIK is an elective procedure that can correct certain refractive errors in patients eyes. In less than 10 minutes, the LASIK procedure can treat a vast range of refractive errors such as, nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The LASIK procedure corrects these refractive errors by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of […]Read More Advantages and Risks Associated with LASIK Surgery