SHOP, SNAP & SHARE Tuesday, June 1 through Saturday, June 5 SHOP – @ Chamber businesses or restaurant or shop online SNAP – a selfie showing the business or the logo while there SHARE – post your photos with the hashtag #LosAlamosChamberFest
If you have a cataract that is negatively impacting your vision and ability to do your daily activities such as driving and reading, you will be referred out for cataract surgery. Most of the time is spent in preparation: you eyes will be dilated a few times and local anesthesia applied. The procedure itself takesContinue reading “What Happens During Cataract Surgery?”
We are super excited about our new Infuse contact lens fitting set! If you have tried contacts lenses before, and couldn’t wear them due to dryness and discomfort, this could be the lens for you! “This lens balances exceptional moisture, modulus, and breathability to help minimize the impact on the ocular surface and provide excellentContinue reading “Infuse Daily Disposable Contacts!”
Myopia Control: Are you worried about your kids’ nearsightedness getting worse & worse? When I was a teenager, my optometrist never presented this as an option! Now, I make sure all my parents and kids can make informed choices. Myopia has surged in prevalence over the past five decades. In 1971, 25% of Americans wereContinue reading “Myopia Control”
We provide post surgical care for cataract surgery! Complications after cataract surgery are rare, and most can be treated successfully. Cataract surgery risks include: Inflammation Infection Bleeding Swelling Drooping eyelid Dislocation of artificial lens Retinal detachment Glaucoma Secondary cataract Loss of vision Your risk of complications is greater if you have another eye disease orContinue reading “Post surgical care”
Dear Friends: We received a great response to our last letter and editorial in the Los Alamos Daily Post: Shin: Annual New Years Update.I never quite understood “aging eyes” until I personally experienced myself! Around 40, seeing fine details, seeing in low light, driving at night, and reading up close all become more difficult. The badContinue reading “February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month!”
If you would like to use your vision and medical insurance before the end of the year, it is important to make an appointment today!
SOURCE: ALL ABOUT VISION By Marilyn Haddrill; contributions and review by Charles Slonim, MD Eye floaters are those tiny spots, specks, flecks and “cobwebs” that drift aimlessly around in your field of vision. While annoying, ordinary eye floaters and spots are very common and usually aren’t cause for alarm. Floaters and spots typically appear whenContinue reading “Eye Floaters and Flashes / Spots in Your Vision”
Peripapillary atrophy (PPA) manifests as chorioretinal thinning and disruption of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) in the area surrounding the optic nerve.
The CPT program offers a unique computerized perceptual therapy modality for: These new, revolutionary programs will significantly improve your patients’ binocular and perceptual vision skills, while putting minimal demands on your time… even if you have not offered this valuable patient service before! Learning Disabilities Dyslexia/Reading Disabilities Non Verbal Learning Disabilities Rapid Automatized Naming AutomaticityContinue reading “Kids’ Video Games that Benefit the Eyes!”
Dear Friends: Recently, I found high astigmatism in a 6 year old with no complaints or symptoms. I prescribed glasses necessary to see clearly, just in time for school. With Los Alamos Public Schools starting off with online learning, eye exams are essential for the well being and eye health of our kids! Check out myContinue reading “Now is the Time for an Eye Exam”
Did you know that heart health and eye health go hand in hand? Keep your heart healthy by keeping up with your routine medical exams. Eye exams can help detect early signs of diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension which can be contributing factors to heart disease. We can check your blood pressure as part ofContinue reading “Eye and heart health”
I often get asked, “How early should my child have an eye examination?” The American Optometric Association recommends a comprehensive eye examination at 6 months, at age 3, before school, and every 2 years after that.” Then parents will ask, “How can you do an eye examination when they can’t talk or read yet?” IContinue reading “Pediatric Eye Exams”