Light as Medicine | Dr. Brown

The Eye Center News

Photobiology is the study of light in biological systems.  And what an amazing field it is! Over the years in my practice, I’ve noticed that some of my patients before cataract surgery appear older and more infirm than expected. They seemed frail, with slow thinking, and sometimes had pretty awful hygiene. We know that loss, […]

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Sunglasses | Dr. Langston

Optical

Greetings everyone! This is Dr. Langston from The Eye Center and today I want to share with you an eye care provider’s perspective on sunglasses. A common question that we’re asked by patients is “What are things that I should do to keep my eyes healthy for the long run?” Almost all of us would […]

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When to Have an Eye Exam | Dr. Morris

Eye Exams

While many patients feel that a vision screening may be enough, a study funded by the National Eye Institute found that even the most sophisticated vision screening tools, administered by the most highly trained vision screeners, will miss one-third of children with an eye or vision disorder. In patients that have no risk factors, we […]

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MIGS (Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery) | Dr. Toller

Glaucoma

The newest type of glaucoma surgery is called MIGS or Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. This type of surgery has been quickly evolving and gaining popularity for about the past 10 years. I like to think of this surgery as similar to what we call endoscopic surgery. An example would be that of having your appendix or […]

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What is a Cataract? | Dr. Risch

Cataracts

What is a cataract? This is a question I answer almost every day, but this may be my first time to answer this question in written form. We are all born with a clear lens in each eye. This lens is part of the focusing mechanism of the eye. The eye gets about 1/3 of […]

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