Ophthamology

Regular Ophthalmic eye examinations are of critical importance because many serious health problems can be detected early before blindness or other serious medical issues progress.

 

Medical conditions found through eye examinations include:

  • Glaucoma

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy

  • Cataracts

  • Diabetes

  • Tumors & Cancers

  • Distichiasis (a rare disorder defined as the abnormal growth of lashes from the orifices of the meibomian glands on the posterior lamella of the tarsal plate)

  • Entropion

  • Dry Eye / KCS (Keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

  • Corneal Ulcers

  • Corneal Deposits

  • Blood Parasites

  • Ocular Parasites

  • Autoimmune Disorders

  • Ureitis

 

To evaluate changes in the eyes we may perform eye health evaluations:

  • Intraocular Pressure Testing

  • Florescent Corneal Eye Strains

  • Tear Production Tests

  • A complete Ocular Exam

  • Laboratory Evaluations

  • Blood Pressure Monitoring

 

Signs of potential ocular Emergencies:

  • Squinting

  • Closing Eye in Bright Light

  • Eye Discoloration

  • Swelling around eye

  • Changes in Vision

  • Tearing

 

If you see any of the above signs call for an appointment.

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