April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Eye injuries can occur at any time, but the frequency of those related to sports and recreation are at much higher rates.  According to the U.S. Eye Injury Registry, fishing is the number one cause of sports-related...

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month Patients who have diabetic retinopathy may also develop macular degeneration at some point in their life.  This condition affects the center of the retina known as the macula, which is the “window” to your...

Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month February is Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness month.  What Are the Symptoms of AMD? The early stages of age-related macular degeneration may not have any symptoms.  However, the first sign of macular...

Blepharitis

Blepharitis Do you have red, swollen eyelids?  If so, you may have inflammation of the eyelid, known as Blepharitis.  It is a common and ongoing condition where the eyelid can have itchiness, redness, crusting, and discharge of the eye. This inflammation is a result...

What are Flashes and Floaters?

What are Flashes and Floaters? Do you sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision? If so, you may have floaters.  Floaters can appear as different shapes, like dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. This is caused by tiny clumps of material...
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