Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.
36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry
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You need to wait at least 6 months before considering anything invasive as most patients notice less issues with floaters from PVD over time. Swirls, clouds, shadows, can be annoying but usually become
Dear Lourdes: With one eye much larger and more protruding than the other eye, definitely an MRI. Or orbital imaging is indicated to rule out a space occupying lesion, tumor, aneurysm , etc. Please make
If you can tolerate a blur and progressive loss of vision then you can postpone the surgery. the outcome will be affected. further if you choose to have The Vitrectomy, the Floaters will be removed
Not really however Drusen is considered to be early stage macular degeneration ask your doctor about the precautions you should take further if your vision is progressively getting worse than a vitrectomy
Hi in most cases macular pucker does not need to be treated however if the scar tissue on the macula which is the central part of the retina that's responsible for acute vision, is causing excessive visual
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