Vision Talk

Margaret Wong Authors Report on Eye Cancer | Dr. Brown

Margaret Wong Authors Report on Eye Cancer | Dr. Brown

We are very happy when one of our own does something good and important. Many remember when Dr Gribble/Wong was with us a few yours back, and you remember how sad we were to see her go. After The Eye Center, she moved to Atlanta and added a second fellowship (Retina)...

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Light as Medicine | Dr. Brown

Light as Medicine | Dr. Brown

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,...

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Sunglasses | Dr. Langston

Sunglasses | Dr. Langston

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...

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When to Have an Eye Exam | Dr. Morris

When to Have an Eye Exam | Dr. Morris

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...

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

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

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...

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What is a Cataract? | Dr. Risch

What is a Cataract? | Dr. Risch

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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Safety Eyewear | Dr. Langston

Safety Eyewear | Dr. Langston

For the past several months we’ve been posting information about different facets of eye care that is useful and informative to friends and followers of The Eye Center. Today, I’d like to provide some information about safety eyewear. In the work environment,...

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Myopia Control | Dr. Morris

Myopia Control | Dr. Morris

Myopia is the medical term for nearsightedness. Myopia control is a relatively new concept of slowing the increase of nearsightedness that many children and young adults experience. Nearsightedness occurs when the eyeball grows too long, which causes light to focus in...

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What a Dry Eye Exam Looks Like | Dr. Shaver

What a Dry Eye Exam Looks Like | Dr. Shaver

When The Eye Center began a Dry Eye Clinic and began performing Advanced Dry Eye exams in 2012, it was a bit of a surprise to much of our staff and patients because most people assume that dry eye is one of the conditions covered in a routine exam. Because a routine...

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