CRAO is a type of retinal vascular occlusion where the central retinal artery becomes plugged by an “embolus” usually made of cholesterol. Here’s why patients with CRAO need further evaluation.
There are 4 types of vascular occlusions of the retina. Some are treatable whereas others are not so treatable. Here’s what you need to know….
Branch retinal vein occlusion is a more common type of retinal vascular occlusion. Treatment options are usually very successful in regaining vision.
Laser eye surgery can mean much more than laser vision correction. How many different uses of a laser can you name?
July has been Dry Eye Awareness month. This is the first of several articles to raise awareness of dry eye.
Ever hear of couching, the first cataract surgery? Here’s a short summary of the history of cataract surgery, including how the intraocular lens was invented.
Cataracts develop in just about everyone. Learn the most common symptoms of cataracts, cataract surgery and causes of cataract.
Unlucky patient has both eyes affected with a BRVO, but luckily…no vision loss!
Laser vision correction was first performed about 30 years ago. PRK was the first procedure developed using the excimer laser. PRK is still around today, though LASIK is more popular. Here’s the story how it all started with a patient who had cancer…
This is a great picture of a vitreous hemorrhage. The blood remains trapped/loculated between the vitreous and retina allowing a great picture and preserving the vision.
Blurry vision and distortion are symptoms of macular degeneration, but can also be caused by other diseases of the retina. How can you tell when you have macular degeneration?