I recently found out that my daughter (who was six at the time) needed glasses. While there’s nothing wrong with that, in and of itself, the way that it came about was certainly odd, to say the least. I want to go through what happened, and see if you can spot where things could have gone better. It certainly seemed like some education from a local optometrist would have gone a … [Read more...]
John opened his eyes. The world slowly brightened, but remained blurry. He was very groggy and hazy, and couldn’t really remember what he had been doing or where he was. He tried to reach over to his nightstand to grab his glasses, but instead his hand slapped against something cold and metallic. “What the…” he began to say, but was interrupted with a loud hiss of air escaping … [Read more...]
“Will I go blind?”
Don’t Forget The Angles According to the authors of the “Atlas of Glaucoma” by Dr. Paul Henkind and Dr. Richard Starita, “the simplest definition of glaucoma is that condition of the eye where the intraocular pressure is elevated beyond the limit that will permit normal function of the optic nerve.” This definition implies the presence of an abnormal intraocular pressure, … [Read more...]
Online Eye Exams. Are they a good idea?
In our new world of technological innovations, smart phones, and inter-connectedness, the latest idea in the world of eye care is an on-line eye examination. Can this work, will this be something that is widely accepted, and what are the pros and cons of such an idea? What exactly is the definition of an eye examination? ECP’s have a defined database for every patient as to … [Read more...]