Have you ever wanted to have an exam with a medical professional who actually listened to you, spent time with you, and determined a solution to your concerns with your input? That’s exactly what our doctors do. Our goal is to help you see your best and to preserve your vision lifelong. Our doctors spend time listening to your concerns about how you see and how you need to see. Once your ocular prescription is determined, Drs. Ross and Roby will discuss all of your vision correction options and, with your input, determine the best choice for you (believe us, there are more than you think!)
Drs. Ross and Roby use the latest technology available to evaluate the health of your eye from the tip of your cornea to the bottom layer of your retinal pigment. They will review all of your eye health tests and make certain you understand what the tests mean and indicate.
Drs. Ross and Roby may also discuss ocular effects of UV and Blue Light exposure, vitamins for better vision and eye health, and lifestyle changes that can protect your vision lifelong.
Glaucoma? Macular Degeneration? Cataracts? Retinal Detachments? Yes, we check for all of those issues. Because your eyes tell us so much about your overall health, our doctors evaluate your eyes for indications of diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, inflammation, infections, and dry eye.
Comprehensive eye exams are a vital aspect of preventive eye care. Without routine eye exams, vision issues often go undetected since most eye disorders don't have clear symptoms.Our eye health evaluations include specific testing and assessment for patients with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, inflammatory issues, family history of glaucoma and Macular degeneration, and plaquenil use.
Seasonal allergies is a medical condition similar to other forms of allergies that occur when the body's immune system reacts to an external material in the environment during seasonal periods when plants and trees are pollinating. Seasonal allergies have a tremendous effect on millions of individuals annually causing a negative effect on eyesight.
Just a few decades ago, computer vision syndrome (CVS) was not known or understood. However, with an increase in the role of computers in our lives, it has become an increasingly common issue. Researchers believe that 50-90% of people who use computers in their daily lives have experienced CVS to some degree. The amount of time that many people stare into a computer screen is increasing, which puts significant strain on our eyes.
Cooing, sitting up, and crawling are all markers of a baby's development. But did you know that a baby's vision develops in stages? Even for parents, teachers, and other health care workers, signs of visual development are often subtle.
While dry eye isn’t a serious condition, it can have a major impact on your quality of life. You may find your eyes get tired faster or you have difficulty reading.
If you’ve never worn contact lenses before, it can seem a bit intimidating. After all, you’re inserting something into your eye! Let’s ease your mind about the first step – your contact lens exam.
Macular degeneration, commonly referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is the single largest cause of sight loss in the developed world and affects more than 10 million Americans.
Sudden loss of vision, flashes and floaters, eye injuries, and eye infections are best handled when treated immediately. If care is delayed, recovery is more difficult, and sometimes permanent eye damage can occur.
After your surgery, your eyes may feel a little sore, scratchy or itchy, but this should resolve relatively quickly. Blurriness is also expected, but again this should disappear within a few days. After being discharged you will need to have someone pick you up, as you will not be allowed to drive until our doctor has seen you the following day and confirmed that your eyesight meets the legal standard for driving.
If you’ve been diagnosed with cataracts, you may wonder if cataract surgery is right around the corner. Not to worry. There are many preventive steps you can take to slow the progression of cataracts and preserve your vision.
You have almost certainly heard of diabetes, which is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the United States with an estimated 100 million adults currently living with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Any more? Lots! You’ll leave our office knowing more about your eyes and vision than you ever thought possible. Can we do all this in 5 minutes? ABSOLUTELY NOT!