What is Strabismus? And what do I need to know?
With strabismus, the eyes are not aligned correctly. One eye looks at the target while the other eye can be turned inwards (esotropia), outwards (exotropia), or upwards (hypertropia).
What is Orthoptic Therapy?
Proper eyesight is fundamental to your child’s social and educational success as well as their ability to clearly focus on their surroundings.
What is oculoplastic cosmetic surgery?
Oculoplastic cosmetic procedures include sculpting of excess upper eyelid tissue and of the fatty bags under the the lower lids.
Are there different types of glaucoma?
There are a variety of different types of glaucoma. The most common forms are: Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma; Normal Tension Glaucoma; Angle-Closure Glaucoma.
Are there different types of cataracts?
Yes, there are different types of cataracts. Although most cataracts are related to aging, there are other types of cataracts.
How are neuro-ophthalmic diseases diagnosed?
Our ophthalmology specialists conduct comprehensive evaluations and diagnoses of neurological and systemic diseases that affect the eyes.
What is low vision?
Low vision means that even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people find everyday tasks difficult to do—eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery may not help.
What is diabetic eye disease?
Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease. Diabetic retinopathy affects blood vessels in the light-sensitive tissue called the retina that lines the back of the eye.
What is the cornea?
The cornea is the eye’s outermost layer. It is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye. It plays an important role in focusing your vision.
Another birthday? How’s your vision?
As we age, some decline in our senses is expected. Eyesight is often one of the first senses affected by aging. It’s important to learn what's normal for aging eyes and what may be a sign of disease.
Things to know and remember about Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration, or age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 and older. It is a disease that destroys your sharp, central vision.
Cataracts at a Glance: What you should know
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging. Cataracts are very common in older people. By age 80, most Americans have had a cataract.