What is the Difference Between and Ophthalmologist and and Optometrist? This is a question that is asked quite frequently. You may be confused about the difference between an optometrist and and ophthalmologist (Eye MD). These two professions differ in the amount and type of training. They also differ in what conditions they are able and […]
The Aging Eye With the aging eye, you may notice more difficulty driving especially at night and in the rain. There are many diseases of the eyes that can contribute to more difficulty driving. These changes often become more common at age 60 or older. A comprehensive eye examination by Dr. Stanley Grandon, Dr. Cindy […]
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness. Your vision loss can often be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment. There are often no symptoms in the earliest stages. The vision loss is usually first in the periphery. Later more advanced stages can cause total blindness. The American Academy […]
Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body’s ability to either produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired. This causes abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose (sugar) in both the blood and urine. More than 100 million adults in the USA have either diabetes or pre diabetes. Over […]
Eyelid twitching can be a frustrating problem that often worries patients.
What are the Effects of Ultraviolet (UV) Light and the Eyes? Ultraviolet light has been linked to the progression of several eye conditions. The most common conditions are the development of macular degeneration and cataracts. Both of these conditions can affect the quality of your vision. Ultraviolet light rays can also cause ptergium (fleshy growths […]
Itchy, Red Eyes Allergy season is quickly approaching! Do you suffer from seasonal ocular allergies? Are your eyes usually itching and red? Are they feeling uncomfortable? What is the cause of these symptoms and can anything be done? Itching and redness can be very frustrating and uncomfortable. You may be suffering from eye allergies. Sometimes […]
Do you ever wonder if eye myths told to you by your friends or family is true?
Cataract Evaluation If you have been previously diagnosed with a cataract or if you feel you are experiencing blurry vision, a comprehensive eye examination is important. The examination can determine if the cataract is the source of your visual complaints. If the cataract is the source of your complaints, we can complete a cataract evaluation […]
What are medical insurance and vision insurance plans? There is much confusion regarding what type of insurance you can use when you go to the eye doctor. Most people do not understand the difference between medical insurance and vision insurance plans. Most ophthalmologists practices accept both medical insurance and vision insurance plans. The Eye […]