November 30, 2009

Medical Insurance Pays for Your Eyes. Vision Insurance Pays for Glasses. The Difference?

Vision insurance and medical insurance gets confusing. Both deal with the eyes. If you have a medical eye disease, you probably need a thorough dilated eye exam. This should be covered by your "health" insurance.
December 1, 2009

Retina Laser Treatment Saves Vision

Laser treatment for diabetic macular edema and proliferative diabetic retinopathy has been the mainstay for several decades. Both are described and illustrated.
December 7, 2009

You Only Need Good Vision in One Eye to Keep Driving!

Vision requirements in most states require good vision in only one eye! Patients with diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration usually do not lose their driver's license due to vision requirements.
December 21, 2009

A "Toy Story"…………Stories that Blind

Retinal surgeons treat lots of trauma. Eye trauma can happen with even the simplest of toys. Even "safe" toys can be potentially blinding. These are a few of my patients who have been blinded by "toys."