We hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season.  With all of the great feasts prepared for this time of year, it’s a good time to discuss ocular nutrition.

Lasers have many uses in the treatment of eye disease and vision correction.

Providing eye care requires a team approach.  This week I will describe the different parts of the eye care team - the people who care for your eyes.  

I have been asked if the eye can be transplanted.  The short answer is no.  However, parts of the eye can be transplanted.  This week we’ll explore cornea transplants.

Today I spent some time working with the wiring in my home.  I quickly realized what a complicated and dangerous situation I got myself into.  It’s a good thing that our maker made the wiring of the eyes much simpler and reliable.  However, even our wiring system can run into problems.  

This week’s topic covers the subject of dry eye.  This is a very common problem with many different causes.

 Diabetes is a disease where the blood sugar becomes elevated.  It affects nearly 30 million Americans and nearly of third of  these people don’t know they have the disease. 

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of blindness that affects people as they get older.

Last week’s vision of health topic was glaucoma.  This week I will describe the treatments that are currently available to treat glaucoma.

This week’s topic is a review of glaucoma.  This disease is very dangerous to your vision because there usually are no symptoms until the late stages.   Because glaucoma is such a broad subject, I will present it over two weeks.