Ocular Disease

 

We provide diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases which affect the human eye and visual system.  Below we have provided detailed information on the most common eye diseases. To learn about the unique equipment we use to diagnose these diseases go here.

 

       

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    GLAUCOMA           FAQ

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can steal sight without warning or symptoms. Over three million Americans have it. Only half know they have it. Educate yourself on how it is diagnosed.

 

 

 

 

 

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MACUALR DEGENERATION       FAQ

 Age-related macular degeneration is a chronic eye disease marked by deterioration of tissue in the part of your eye that's responsible for central vision. The deterioration occurs in the macula (MAK-u-luh), which is in the center of the retina  the layer of tissue on the inside back wall of your eyeball.

 

 

 

 

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 DIABETES            QUIZ       

Diabetic Retinopathy  is the leading cause of blindess in American adults. Here, at our office, we carefully examine the back of your eyes to follow and manage this and other important eye diseases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CATARACTS               FAQ

Cataract is a clouding or opacity of the natural internal lens of the eye.  This opacity may be a small spot or may cover the entire lens.  When light enters the eye it is scattered, causing images to appear hazy and blurred.  There are many different types of cataracts.  The one shown here is a cortical cataract.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 DRY EYE SYNDROME

Dry Eye Syndrome  occurs when the normal flow of tears over the eyes is interrupted, or the tear film is abnormal.  In many cases, dry eye syndrome is a life long problem.  You can relieve the symptoms, but not cure the original cause.  Artificial tear lubricants or in some cases blocking the tear ducts will concentrate the limited tears that are available.

 

 

 

 

 

 KERATOCONUS          FAQ

Keratoconus is a disorder that occurs when the cornea, which is typically rounded, becomes cone-shaped.  The progression is usually slow and can stop at any stage from mild to severe.  This distortion increases as the cornea bulges and thins.  The apex of the cornea often scars, reducing the vision.