December 2019 Eyes/Optics

Here’s to an Eye Healthy 2020!

Here it is, 2020! Instead of making resolutions I won’t keep, I always spend New Year’s Day making a calendar for the coming year.
December 2019 Eyes/Optics

In the Clinic Today: CHRPE and Myopic Degeneration

There are a few things that a clinician will see in practice on a day to day basis that will give you a shock; then once you get your thoughts together, you realize there’s not much you can do except to refer out for observation.
December 2019 Eyes/Optics

Safe Gift-giving

It’s fun to try to find the toy that will be a big hit with a special child. Some folks are secretly competitive with relatives and friends to find the toy that will leave the others in a pile of wrapping paper.
November 2019 Eyes/Optics

Today in the Clinic - How High Blood Pressure Affects Your Eyes?

Patients come in every day for a routine eye exam. A great many of them are being treated or observed for high blood pressure. 
October 2019 Eyes/Optics

In the Clinic Today: My First Experience with Stargardt’s Disease

It is amazing to me that no matter how long a person has been in this field, you will always see something new. Today was one of those days. 
September 2019 Eyes/Optics

Should Professional Athletes Have to Wear Eye Protection?

Should professional athletes set an example, especially for young fans, that eye protection is important in sports by being required to wear eye protection? That question was posed in a March 2018 poll by the American Academy of Ophthalmology on their website.
September 2019 Eyes/Optics

Sports Eyewear and Children

Athletics are year-round and multi-sport. Children join organized sports from a young age through high school, and some are in sports as infants in baby swim classes, but most get involved during the preschool years.