People with eye redness may now have an option in dealing irritating symptoms. Red eyes usually are caused by allergy, eye fatigue, over-wearing contact lenses or common eye infections. New over-the-counter eye whitening drops may have some advantages over older drops, such as Visine, but ophthalmologists caution that any whitening drops can mask symptoms of serious disease. Lumify was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December 2017, and started appearing on store shelves in mid-2018. Ads for
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A healthy diet that provides good nutrition for healthy eyes includes five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day, at least three servings of 100 percent whole grains each day and two servings of fish each week. Age-related cataract is a leading cause of blindness in the world today. Currently, the the only treatment for cataracts is surgical removal of the cloudy lens, which typically is then replaced with an intraocular lens (IOL) during the cataract surgery. While
We decided that our recent office move needed a new website to go with it! Our new website is easy to navigate, and is fully responsive to all mobile devices. This makes it much easier to find us, no matter where you are! So, feel free to take a look around. If you interested in learning about our practice, and how we started out, head over to our About Us page. For information about our services, check out Eye Conditions & Services, and
What is an Ophthalmologist and How is this Different from an Optometrist? Both optometrists and ophthalmologists can provide medical care as well as prescription contact lenses and glasses. Ophthalmologists provide surgical eye care, treatment for cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.