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Retina Problems & Bladder Medication?

Did you know that the common bladder medication Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) prescribed for Interstitial Cystitis may be associated with retinal damage? Interstitial Cystitis causes chronic pain in the bladder and pelvis area for more than 1 million people...

What Is a Detached Retina?

What Is a Detached Retina?  A detached retina is when the retina lifts away from the back of the eye. The retina does not work when it is detached, making vision blurry. As we get older, the vitreous gel in our eyes starts to shrink and get thinner. As the eye...

Concerned About Cataracts?

Cataracts are one of the most common senior eye problems we hear about. There are many myths and misunderstandings about cataracts and cataract surgery that sometimes cause unnecessary concern. Here are some facts to help you put your mind at ease: Cataracts are...

When Is It Time for Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts affect more than 24 million Americans age 40 and older and are the most common cause of treatable vision loss in people 55. Cataracts generally develop slowly and painlessly, but sooner or later, you are bound to experience one or more of the following...

What is MIGS Glaucoma Treatment?

What is MIGS Glaucoma Treatment? Glaucoma affects 2.7 million people in the United States, a number that is expected to grow to 6.3 million by 2050. The most common type of glaucoma-called Primary Open Angle Glaucoma is typically treated with eye drops or an in...

Arms Too Short?

Book Online Appointment Today! Age Changes Your Vision! Chances are, if you’re over 40, you're experiencing problems with up close & arms length vision. This is called presbyopia, a condition that affects almost everyone as they age. Presbyopia Changes Your...

What is a Retinal Tear or Torn Retina?

What is a Retinal Tear or Torn Retina? A torn retina is a serious eye problem that can happen when the retina has a tiny tear or hole that actually tears further, like a rip in a piece of cloth.  If not treated right away, a torn retina can lead to an even more...