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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Dear Tina. It is prudent to avoid super strenuous activities like you Mention for a month or two following the onset of PVDs. If you develop more flashes or floaters or Lose vision in a specific quadrant
You're description of a mirror image where you get letters underneath the primary letters sounds like either you are mildly out of focus, have true diplopia ( double vision) , or have a corneal or retinal
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
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