Coronavirus and the Eye

Coronavirus and the Eye

Coronavirus Coronavirus is a respiratory virus that can cause flu like symptoms such as fever, cough, fatique, myalgias, shortness of breath, loss of a sense of smell and taste.  Symptoms can range from mild to severe.  Severe cases have caused significant morbidity and mortality worldwide.  It is primarily spread by…

Aging of the Eye

Aging of the Eye

Aging of the Eye The risk of serious eye diseases increases with age.   One in 6 Americans age 65 and older have a serious eye condition that permanently affects their vision.  This means that the vision cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.  Many older adults do not see…

What is the Difference Between and Ophthalmologist and and Optometrist?

What is the Difference Between and Ophthalmologist and and Optometrist?

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…

Vision As You Age

Vision As You Age

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…