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Jun 26, 2019
Much like our skin can develop pigmented lesions, our eyes can also do the same.  These lesions can either be benign (not cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).

Jun 12, 2019
Early detection of macular degeneration is extremely important. Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over 50. AMD occurs when the macula, which is responsible for our detailed vision begins to become damaged.

May 17, 2019
This year for our annual Spring Cope event, Dr. John Weiter and Dr. Namrata Nandakumar's topics of discussion were focused on neuro-ophthalmology.

May 07, 2019
It's allergy season. Trees and flowers are in bloom and your eyes are feeling it. Ocular allergies can be accompanied by several different symptoms including red, itchy, watery and irritated eyes.

Feb 21, 2019
There are various retinal diseases that can lead to blindness if left untreated. It is important to understand each disease, common symptoms and risks associated with the disease in order to seek the best possible care.

Jan 04, 2019
Dry eye is caused by the inability of the eyes to produce adequate or quality tears to keep the eyes lubricated. Tear film is the first line of defense for our eyes. Tears protect our eyes against dust, germs and other foreign bodies.

Nov 26, 2018
We have had yet another successful COPE event this Fall! The event topics included Eye Emergencies You Do Not Want to Miss and Retina Emergencies You Do Not Want to Miss.

Nov 05, 2018
How do eyeglasses work? Eyeglasses work by helping focus the light onto the retina. Our eye works just like a camera.  The front of the eye – the tear film, cornea, and lens – all work to focus light.

Oct 16, 2018
I feel great.  Are my postoperative instructions really that crucial? All cataract surgery techniques, whether it is regular, or laser assisted, require incisions to be made in the eye. These incisions take about one month to heal properly.

Sep 25, 2018
Common Questions about Cataract SurgeryCataract surgery is not an eye emergency.  It is a surgery that is done when a patient feels that their cataracts have now started causing visual problems.

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