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  • Types of Glaucoma
    There are several types of glaucoma. The two main types are open-angle and angle-closure. These are marked by an increase of intraocular pressure (IOP), or pressure inside the eye. Open-Angle GlaucomaOpen-angle Read more
  • What is Prokera?
    What is Prokera? Prokera is a therapeutic corneal bandage that allows our physicians to treat and heal a number of corneal issues from common to severe.  Utilizing stem cell technology, the Read more
  • Optic nerve eye diesease
    Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye diseases that lead to damage of the optic nerve (the bundle of nerve fibers that carries information from the eye Read more
  • More Than Standard Eye Care
    Our optometric physicians not only conduct a visual refraction and fit contacts and glasses. We also thoroughly evaluate the health of your eyes and connected systemic systems.  We evaluate diseases Read more
  • Virtual Reality Headsets and Infections
    Virtual Reality headsets are all the rage these days, but there have been alarming reports of people contracting various eye infections when attending gaming conferences or sharing equipment.The origin of Read more
  • Retinas cannot detect the color red
    Although your retinas have red, green and blue color receptors, the “red” receptor only detects yellow-green, and the “green” receptor detects blue-green. Your brain combines these signals and turns them Read more
  • AMD Diet
    A new study has indicated that people who follow a Mediterranean inspired diet have a lower frequency for development of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).  The study, knows as The Coimbra Read more
  • How smoking and exercise effect your eyes
    We hope as you start your February, that you are keeping your New Years Resolutions. Here is some information on exercise and smoking:Did you know if you are exercising regularly, Read more
  • Sunglasses and Macular Degeneration
    Unprotected sun exposure can lead to cataracts and age related macular degeneration. The right sunglasses not only protect the eye, but also enhance contrast and visibility. For sunglasses, polarization and Read more
  • Good Nutrition Is Important for Eye Health
    Good nutrition is important, especially for your eyes! It can boost your eye health and help protect against sight-threatening diseases. If eye problems and chronic diseases are detected early enough, Read more
  • Free Shipping on Contact lens orders
    We are now offering free shipping on all of our contact lens orders. Call our office at 352-512-0560 to place your order! Read more
  • Heterochromia Iridis
    Did you know that some people are born with two different color eyes? This is called heterochromia iridis. Heterochromia iridis is a different in coloration of the iris (the colored Read more
  • Types of Macular Degeneration
    Wet And Dry Forms Of Macular DegenerationMacular degeneration is diagnosed as either dry (non-neovascular) or wet (neovascular). Neovascular refers to growth of new blood vessels in an area, such as Read more
  • Normal Macula vs. AMD
    Here are the images of a normal macula and macula with AMD. To detect AMD, you should have regular eye exam. Call our office to schedule your eye exam today Read more
  • Myths about Eyes
    Myth: Staring directly at the sun is okay if you squint or are wearing sunglasses.Fact: It is never recommended to stare at the sun. The sun produces ultra-violet rays which Read more
  • Save Your Vision
    More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. One way to safe guard your vision is with the use of sunglasses with UV protection. This will delay the Read more

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